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BASINS: Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources

BASINS is a multipurpose environmental analysis system for use by regional, state, and local agencies in performing watershed and water quality based studies. This new software makes it possible to ...
Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water and society, policy, and management, Groundwater modeling, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy, Geoscience:Hydrology, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Point Source Pollution, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Water Quality and Quantity:Non-Point Source Pollution, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Biology
Resource Type: Computer Applications, Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Datasets with Tools

World Oil Consumption - 3D Charts in Google Earth

This site, part of the Google Earth blog, provides 3-D graphs of the world's oil consumption by country, both raw use and per capita. The data comes from the CIA World Factbook.
Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Representational Tools to Support Understanding of Complex Biological Systems

Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, Lei Liu
This resource includes a hypermedia on aquarium ecosystems organized around structures, behaviors, and functions as well as NetLogo simulations of macro and microlevel processes. The macrolevel model ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Biology:Ecology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources, Computer Applications, Datasets and Tools:Tools

Globe Watersheds Module 1: Water Availability

Watershed Dynamics project
The GLOBE Watershed Dynamics Module 1 GIS tool is a freely available web-based GIS. This tool allows users to analyze precipitation, evaporation, and surface runoff data across the US. Curriculum is ...
Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Geography:Geospatial, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity
Resource Type: Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

EdGCM: Climate Modeling for Research and Education

M. Chandler, K. Mankoff, S. Richards, L. Sohl
The EdGCM Project develops and distributes a research-quality global climate model (GCM) with a user-friendly interface that runs on desktop computers. Anyone can explore the subject of climate ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate, Global Change and Climate:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Tools, Computer Applications


Center for Connected Learning and Computer-based Modeling
This site is a source for NetLogo information, resources, models, and FAQs. NetLogo is a programmable modeling environment for modeling complex systems of natural and social phenomena that develop ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Biology, Diversity
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Computer Applications

Integrating field observations with physical and computer models in an introductory environmental geology course
A.P. deWet

Subject: Environmental Science
Resource Type: Computer Applications

Nuclear Power Plant Simulator 1.30

Geoffrey Noles
This site allows users to download a program in which they simulate running a nuclear power plant. Users learn about energy generation and its limits by walking the fine line between not enough ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Nuclear Energy
Resource Type: Computer Applications

Ecological Footprint Quiz

Redefining Progress
This Ecological Footprint Quiz asks 15 questions about food, housing, transportation and waste production. The results of the quiz provide an estimate of how much productive land and water are ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Soils and Agriculture:Food Production and Distribution, Environmental Science:Sustainability, Policy:Environmental Decision-Making, Biology, Environmental Science:Waste:Waste Solid :Waste Reduction/Recycling, Environmental Science:Energy:Efficiency and Energy Conservation, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Water Conservation, Geoscience:Soils
Resource Type: Computer Applications

Carbon footprint calculator

British Petroleum
This site is produced by British Petroleum and provides a simple, interactive guide to estimate your annual household carbon emissions. The calculator asks questions about the features of your ...
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science:Energy:Efficiency and Energy Conservation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climatology , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Environmental Science:Policy:Environmental Decision-Making, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions
Resource Type: Computer Applications

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