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This is the primary Earth Sciences guide to support teaching and research for the Earth Sciences through the doctoral level and beyond.
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Information retrieved from the Terra satellite monitoring the Earth's ongoing climatic and environmental changes
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
Contains news, timely information, and documents pertaining to earthquakes and related engineering issues
Earthquake Search - USGS
Information on historic earthquakes, statistics, and fault zones.
Earth Science World
The Earth Science World Image Bank has photographs of all aspects of Earth Science available to the public, educators, and the geoscience community from the American Geological Institute. This also includes information about geoscience careers.
Latest Earthquakes Worldwide
Get the latest earthquake information.
NOAA El Niño Research
Introduction and gateway to information about El Nino weather patterns.
NOAA La Niña page
Informative metasite on La Nina sponsored by the NOAA.
Oceanography Hot List
A meta list of oceanographic sites around the world.
Ocean Surface Winds
Current wind maps, wind speeds, and other data for locations around the world.
Major U.S. government site for geological information. They have been actively scanning their publications, so check here if you need USGS maps, Professional Papers, or other publications from them.
USGS LandsatLook Viewer
The LandsatLook Viewer is a prototype tool that was developed to allow rapid online viewing and access to the USGS Landsat image archives.
This viewer allows the user to perform a number of different applications including, but not limited to, viewing metadata, customizing images, and displaying map information layers.
Volcano Hazards - Worldwide
World Organization of Volcano Observatories provides alerts for volcanic events and alert level protocols.
Volcano Hazards Program - USGS
U.S. Volcanoes and Current Activity Alerts
Related sites of interest
National Wetlands Research Center
This USGS site shares research to develop and disseminate scientific information needed for understanding the ecology and values of our nation's wetlands.
NOAA Central Library Publications
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Indexes government documents, maps, photographs, and archival materials in oceanographic, atmospheric, and other related sciences.
Disciplines covered include weather and atmospheric sciences, oceanography, ocean engineering, nautical charting, marine ecology, marine resources, ecosystems, coastal studies, aeronomy, geodesy, cartography, mathematics and statistics.
General broad site good for introducing the ocean environment.
Scirus is Elsevier's science and engineering-focused free web search engine.
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