Digital Library Gazetteer--maps, including earthquake features, craters, reefs, etc...
- American Geological Institute--includes
news, a data repository, a career information center, a book center,
the GeoRef system, a publications list, and more.
- Ask a
Geologist-- E-mail your questions here; a geologist from the US
Geological Survey will e-mail you an answer. Basic information is
linked in, as is a usenet FAQ file and a list of prime geological
the Digital Earth -- by Cornell University, great
Earth--a complete textbook on plate tectonics from the US
Earth Science Jobs
World Image Bank -- great images of all sorts of land, sea and
air-scapes. A great way to see what the textbooks in class are talking
about! Searchable and Browsable.
- Geoindex--a search engine
for the geological professional.
-- from the US government
Time Scale Chart
and the Environment--articles
Geosphere -- Geological Society of America's first Open Access
journal - full-text.
news magazine from the American Geological Institute.
- Global Change Master
Directory--from NASA, a comprehensive data source of satellite
data and earth science data, to which scientists can link their own
Change Research Information Office-- provides access to data and information on global environmental change research,
adaptation/mitigation strategies and technologies, and global change related
Gallery-- More than 60 views of the globe, complete with
geological data such as digital elevation models, sea surface
temperatures, el Nino, ice caps and permafrost formation, crustal
boundaries and ring of fire
Green Map System -- "locally created maps that chart the natural
and cultural environment. Using adaptable tools and a shared visual
language of Green Map Icons to highlight green living resources"
to Meteorology--a multimedia resource, designed
for students from elementary to college age.
- Iowa Geological Survey
- Mineralogy Database--includes
definitions, some images, and minerals listed by name, by crystal
system, by chemical composition; also links to other minerals sites.
- National Geophysical Data
Center--basic climate, geophysical and environmental data from
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Tapestry of Time And Terrain --
Union of Two Maps - Geology and Topography, this
digital tapestry outlines the geologic story
of continental collision and break-up, mountain-building, river
erosion and deposition, ice-cap glaciation, volcanism, and other
events and processes that have shaped the region over the last 2.6
This Dynamic Planet--contains
"text and figures depicting volcanoes, earthquakes, impact
craters, and plate tectonics located around the world, as well as a
44 inch wide world map. The text explains the geological reasoning
for the distribution of volcanoes and earthquakes (shown in the
figures) and the formation of impact craters"
- U.S. Geological Survey
Geosciences Professor--a guide to online teaching resources in
the geosciences. The University of Houston has kept the site running
even thought it's creator has died. Uncertain if it is being
properly maintained, though the listserv is still active as of 1/04.
Geological Time Machine--: choose your period and read (and view)
all about it.
(World) -Choose a forecast
location by entering a a latitude/longitude pair or by other ways. from
the US government.