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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 film!

GeoIndex
GeoIndex is a search engine for geo-environmental professionals with links to professional information and current news.

Dictionary 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!

Structural 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.

Teaching earth science
Investigate the earth's systems using NASA resources. Lots to see and do!

Basic 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.

Glaciology
Stockholm University's Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology has put together this comprehensive look at Swedish, Greenland and Antactica glaciology

Geology by lightplane
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.

EarthRef
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.

Yosemite Geology
Learn all about Yosemite geology, how the Sierra Nevada range was formed, what is granite rock (using interactive animation and other interesting tidbits!

 


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