Updated: 1 oct 2004
Cascades Volcano Observatory
- September 29, 2004 an advisory was issued for Mount St. Helens
due to recent activity. Get the most current volcano activity
reports from Vancouver, Washington. If you are interested in additional
volcano information check out how
volcanoes work from San Diego State University. For really
cool natural disaster information check out forces
of nature from National Geographic including the giant screen
- GeoIndex is a search engine for geo-environmental professionals
with links to professional information and current news.
of abbreviations and acronymns in geographic information systems,
cartography, and remote sensing.
- Maintained by the University of California Berkley Library this
dictionary provides countless tools for the acronym challenged!
Don't be afraid to search it!
Geology on the Web
- The University of Oklahoma School of Geology and Geophysics
department did all the work to compile the links and information
on this huge site all about structural geology! Also includes
meetings, workshops, journals and software.
USGS Web of Learning
- The USGS Web of learning offers online lesson plans, activities,
geology tutorials (some downloadable and printable in .pdf), and
links to references dealing with interdisciplinary studies of
natural science. Very comprehensive site for educators of K-12.
- Investigate the earth's systems using NASA resources. Lots to
see and do!
geology course for primary and secondary teachers
- From Stephen Nelson, professor of geology at Tulane University,
this is a free course geared to teachers but also helpful to high
school students and college frosh.
- Stockholm University's Department of Physical Geography and
Quaternary Geology has put together this comprehensive look at
Swedish, Greenland and Antactica glaciology
- An interesting persective of the US by air. In 1966 UW-Madison
professor, Louis J. Maher, flew over the continental US and took
photographs of classic geological features which are now available
online for noncommercial use by educators (download via FTP).
EarthQuake Information NETwork
- Resources including reports, newsreleases, video,and online
sources of information all things earthquake related.
USGS Live Internet Seismic Server
- Updated every thirty minutes, this site from the USGS features
fifty worldwide seismic stations and their activites.
- This site is a reference source for earth science subdisciplines.
Academic and intense, this site is for graduate level students
or those not lacking geological understanding. Navigation is not
intuitive, give yourself some time to get to know the site.
Center for International Earth
Science Information Network
- CIESIN, a non-profit organization located at Columbia University,
provides interactive applications, data resources and systems
for earth scientists.
- Learn all about Yosemite geology, how the Sierra Nevada range
was formed, what is granite rock (using interactive animation
and other interesting tidbits!
More interesting sites you might want to try.
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