References for the CoRIS glossary are listed below.

Aquatic Biodiversity:. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Barnes, R.D. and E.E. Rupert. 1994. Invertebrate Zoology; Sixth Edition. Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace College Publishers.

Baum, S.K. 1997. January 20, 1997. Glossary of Oceanography and the Related Geosciences with References. College Station, TX: Texas Center for Climate Studies, Texas A&M University.

Biodiversity Glossary of Terms

Biological Chemistry Glossary. Accessed January 2002. Houston, TX: The University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston.

BiologyBrowser: Nomenclatural Glossary for Zoology

Botany: An introduction to plant biology

Boury-Esnault, N. and K. Rutzler. 1997. Thesaurus of sponge morphology. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, No. 596. Smithsonian Institution Press

Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory: Glossary of Coastal Terminology

The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001

Dictionary of Biology, Oxford University Press

Dr. Jeff Hardin’s Laboratory Web Page

ESRI Library. The GIS Glossary

FAO Fisheries Glossary

Farabee, M.J. 2001. Online Biology Book. Avondale, AZ: Estrella Mountain Community College.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Glossary of Climate Change Terms

Glossarist: a searchable directory of glossaries and topical dictionaries

Glossary of Fisheries Terms

Glossary of Polychaete Technical Terms and Synonyms. Compiled by Chris Glasby, NIWA, Wellington, NZ

Green, E.P., P.J. Mumby, A.J. Edwards, and C.D. Clark. 2000. Remote Sensing Handbook for Tropical Coastal Management. Edited by Alasdair J. Edwards. ISBN 92-3-103736-6, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Illustrated Glossary of Geologic Terms

An Illustrated Glossary of Terms used in Bryozoan Taxonomy and Ecology

International Center for Living Aquatic Resources (ICLARM) - World Fish Center. June, 1997. Reefbase 2.0.

Invertebrate Zoology: Cnidaria and Ctenophora

Kaplan, E.H., 1982. A Field Guide to Coral Reefs - Caribbean and Florida. The Peterson Field Guide Series. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co.

Kew, N., W. Bakker, and G. Denkinson. March 1996. The Satellite Imagery FAQ. European Space Agency/European Space Research Institute (ESA/ESRI).

Kimball's Biology Pages

Levinton, J. Glossary of Marine Biology. Accessed January 2002. From: Marine Biology: Function, Biodiversity, Ecology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Life Science Glossary

Medical Dictionary Search Engine

Monterey bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)

N.J. McCormick and C.D. Mobley. Accessed January 2002. Optical Oceanography Glossary. Seattle, WA: Univ. of Washington.

National Human Genome Research Institute. Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms

NOAA/NODC. 2001. Coral Reefs and Adjacent Ecosystems Website. Silver Spring, MD: NOAA

Ocean Link: Interactive Glossary

Senese. F., 2001. General chemistry Glossary. Frostburg, MD: Frostburg State Univ.

‘SPONGUIDE’. Guide To Sponge Collection and Identification. John N.A. Hooper. Queensland Museum, South BrisbaneE, Qld, 4101, Australia

STEPS Statistics Glossary

The Talk.Origins Archive

UCMP Glossary

University of Arizona: The Biology Project . Cell Biology

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service : Glossary of GIS Terms

Vernon, J. and M. Stafford-Smith, 2000. Corals of the World. Townsville, Queensland: Australian Institute of Marine Science.

The Weekly Invertebrate: Invertebrate Zoology Glossary

Williams, G.C. 2001. Octocoral Research center. California Academy of Sciences

Without a backbone by Ronald Shimek, Ph.D.

Young, R.E., M. Vecchione and K. M. Mangold. Cephalopoda Glossary. Tree of Life Web Project