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Geology/Earth Sciences: Web Resources

Websites

Cousteau Society - http://www.cousteau.org/en

"Founded in 1973 by Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the Society has more than 50,000 members worldwide.  Under the leadership of President Francine Cousteau, the Society continues the unique explorations and observations of ecosystems throughout the world that have helped millions of people understand and appreciate the fragility of life on our Water Planet."

Dinobase - http://dinobase.gly.bris.ac.uk/

A dinosaur database produced by the University of Bristol with comprehensive taxonomic listing, phylogentic information and impressive pictures.

Dynamic Earth - http://www.mnh.si.edu/earth/main_frames.html

An interative experience allowing users to explore the dynamic forces that formed and are continuously reforming the Earth and our Solar System.

Earth Science World - http://www.earthscienceworld.org/index.html

American Geological Institute resources for teachers and students.  Includes searchable database of earth images, geologic time scale, and interactive features.  

EarthRef - http://earthref.org/

"The Website for Earth Science reference data and models."  

East Texas Geological Society - http://www.easttexasgeo.com/

"Society for the education and networking of Oil/Gas Professionals and Geologists and Geophysicists"

General Earth Science WWW Resources - http://www.earth.ox.ac.uk/~davewa/geores.html

A list of links and online resources in the general areas of Earth Sciences and Earth Science technology created by Dave Waters at the University of Oxford

Geological Survey of Canada - http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/index_e.php

Canada's premier agency for geoscientific information and research

National Climatic Data Center - http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ncdc.html

The world's largest archive of weather data

National Earthquake Information Center- http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/neic/

USGS Earthquake Hazards program - responsible for monitoring, reproting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards.  

National Geophysical Data Center - http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/

The NGDC "provides scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data from the Sun to the Earth, and Earth's sea floor and solid earth environment, including Earth observations from space.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - http://www.noaa.gov/

A federal agency focused on the condition of the oceans and the atmosphere

Paleontological Research Institution - http://www.museumoftheearth.org/

"PRI serves society by increasing and disseminating knowledge about the history of life on Earth."

Scripps Institution of Oceanography - http://www.sio.ucsd.edu/

"Scripps Institution of Oceanography is one of the oldest, largest, and most important centers for ocean and earth science research, education, and public service in the world."

United States Geological Survey - http://www.usgs.gov/

"Federal source for science about the Earth, its natural and living resources, natural hazards, and the environment."

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute - http://www.whoi.edu/

The largest private, non-profit oceanographic institution in the world


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