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Mineral map of cuprite, USGS photo.

This collection of digital resources includes web sites that can be useful for teaching and learning geochemistry at the undergraduate level. Please tell us about your favorite web sites and we can add them to this collection.


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Extremophiles part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article introduces the reader to the diversity and significance of extremophiles. Descriptions are provided of the habitat and ecology of thermophiles, psychrophiles (cold lovers), acidophiles, ...

USGS Acid Rain Data and Reports part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This program provides scientific research and assessment to evaluate the effects of atmospheric deposition on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. A clickable map depicts locations of acid rain ...

The Atmosphere And Its Relation To The Crust And Hydrosphere part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides an illustrated lecture from a geochemistry course offered by Dr. Scott Wood at the University of Idaho. Topics include a review of the structure and formation of the Earth's crust, ...

Growth in sulfidic mineral environments: metal resistance mechanisms in acidophilic micro-organisms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This scientific review paper summarizes the knowledge of acidophile metal resistance, which allows acidophiles to survive in acidic metal-rich environments, such as areas affected by acid mine ...

Hands-on Experiments To Test for Acid Mine Drainage part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is an on-line prototype for a book aimed at teaching kids the effects of acid mine drainage on our environment through experimentation and observation. Experiments introduce litmus paper, pH ...

The Role of Micro-Organisms in Acid Rock Drainage part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This reference site explains the role of microbes in acid rock drainage. Topics include the sulfur cycle, the role of microorganisms in the sulfur cycle, natural oxidation in the sulfur cycle, ...

Acid-Base Equilibria part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 9-page PDF document is part of an environmental geochemistry course taught by Dr. David Sherman at the University of Bristol. Topics include acid-base theories, aqueous systems, strong and weak ...