If you haven’t found enough information on your topic using the key databases (in the box to the left), then continue your searching in the following supplemental databases.
The following databases provide information on Canadian topics and/or a Canadian perspective on a topic or issue. In particular, they can provide some news and current events about issues such the melting of the polar icecap.
The following list provides examples of keywords that can be used to search for articles on your topic.
"carbon cycle" or "carbon cycling" or "carbon flux*" or "CO2 flux"
"core sample*" (OR core sampl*)
eccosystems (or grasslands or wetlands or prairies or desert or boreal forest or arctic, etc.)
plants or lichen or moss
"terrestrial ecosystems "
wildlife (or mammals or insect* or birds or fish*, entomology, aves, etc.)
Note: Use the asterisk * to search a for keyword with various endings. For example, searching: sampl* , will search for: sample, samples, and sampling.