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Geology Resources Online

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This site host a database for searching crystal structures found within The American Mineralogist, The Canadian Mineralogist, and European Joural of Mineralogy. Detailed boolean searching as well as phrase searching available. Hosted by the Department of Geosciences at University of Arizona with the Mineralogical Society of America and Mineralogical Society of Canada.

Produced by the US Department of Energy, it is the primary resource for global climate change, greenhouse effects and others. Data are focused on environmental conditions, not consumer products, or medical aspects of carbon dioxide.

Earth science resources provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection lists an alphabetical glossary of terms associated with mining.

Website of the flight center through NASA, links to flights, scientists involved in the program and earth and space studies.

This site is a collaboration with NASA's project ALERT and San Diego State University professor Dr. Victor Camp. It is an in depth analysis of how volcanoes work, scientific processes behind them, and resulting from them.
Very in depth analysis with animations and video sections.

Joint project of the National Science Foundation and Virtual Geography Department Project serves an an introduction to terms of glacial landforms. Simple definintions and explanations are used.

Provides electronic access to "scientific stewardship, products, and services for geophysical data describing the sea floor, solid earth, and solar-terrestrial environment, including Earth observations from space." Provides access to the agency's databases as well. Produced by the NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

NSF portal to granting and scientific study information, including program data and progress reports.

A website by UNESCO bringing together websites and ocean data from a variety of sources. It contains information divided into eight main categories: information resources, societies and organizations, data resources, administration, conservation and policy, commerce and trade, scientific topics, agencies and institutions, and miscellaneous.

Website of the Ohio Deparment of Natural Resources; includes links to publications, recreation sites (parks) and research.

A division of Firstgov, the government information portal for science information and websites of government agencies involved in science. Links to each scientific discipline, and access to Federal Regulations.
Earth and Ocean Sciences

These resources, created by Barbara Tewskbury at Hamilton College, and Charlie Onasch at Bowling Green State University, utilize Google Earth in teaching college students about geologic map interpretation. After viewing the introductions, site users can click on the resources to learn about each resource's goals and methodologies.

United States Geological Survey, government information on geographic and geologic resources. Links to publications, resources and mapping materials.

Current earthquake information worldwide with depth information, seismicity, and seismographic
stations, and global seismic database. Includes Earthquake Hazards Program.