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Societal Impacts Program

The Collaborative Program on the Societal Impacts and Economic Benefits of Weather Information (SIP) was created to provide a focal point for assembling, coordinating, developing, and synthesizing ...

The Warming of the Earth: A Beginner's Guide to Understanding the Issue of Global Warming

Produced by the Woods Hole Research Center, The Warming of the Earth introduces the concept of global warming through the following topics: the greenhouse effect, scientific evidence, the culprits, ...

Global Change Course at Iowa State University (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)

This website offers a complete course on the topic of global change. The authors have compiled pertinent information in the form of summary information, images, and suggested readings. The topics are ...

NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center

The mission of the Climate Diagnostics Center (CDC) is to identify the nature and causes for climate variations on time scales ranging from weeks to centuries. This website offers access to ...

A Complete Guide to CLimate Change

This guide to global climate change is a resource for geology, geography and environmental science students. It is not a complete guide but serves to review and illustrate the key factors of climate ...

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Scientific Visualization Studio

This is the web page for The Scientific Visualization Studio (SVS), a branch of the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) that generates visuals to promote a greater understanding of ...

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

This is the home page of the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The EHP is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) lead by the ...

IRIS: Seismic Monitor

This web site provides an interactive map of global seismic activity that is updated every 30 minutes. The site uses data from the National Earthquake Information Center to produce a world map with ...

Eruption!

This is a downloadable computer simulation which showcases a series of villages that surround an active volcano. The volcano is modeled after Mount Vesuvius and, based on preliminary data, is getting ...

The High Plains: Land of Extremes

This site covers the physical features of the High Plains (or Great Plains), the grasses and plants of the area, prairie dog ecosystems, riparian areas, mining, management, water resources, and fire ...

Yellowstone Fires

Yellowstone Fires belongs to a series of online modules entitled Exploring the Environment. Emphasizing an integrated approach to environmental earth science through problem-based learning, the ...

Florida State University Weather Pages

This is a set of meteorology-related web pages whose goal is to present less common types of weather information. From these pages, users can submit their own weather observations and browse those ...

U. S. Geological Survey Volcano Hazards Program

A comprehensive overview of the U.S. Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program and current volcanic activity in the United States. The Volcano Hazards Program monitors volcanoes and collects the ...

National Weather Service Homepage

The National Weather Service web page provides access to a vast array of weather and climate information. Their services include current weather data, forecast information and products, and severe ...

Volcanic Ash Fall

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication discusses volcanic ash fall in terms of composition and effects. This report discusses the negative effects of volcanic ash fall on ...

USGS Fact Sheets Listed by Hazards Theme

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) website contains links to fact sheets dealing with natural hazards. USGS activities in the hazards theme area deal with describing, documenting, and ...

Long-lasting Eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i Leads to Volcanic-Air Pollution

In 1986 the eruption of Kilauea Volcano changed from the episodic fountaining of lava and gas at Pu`u O`o cone every few weeks to the continuous outpouring of lava from a new vent only 3 kilometers ...

Tour of the Hayward Fault

This photographic tour of the Hayward Fault presents images of some of the most easily recognized surface features, from the City of Fremont in central California toward the southern end of the ...

The San Andreas Fault

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication discusses the San Andreas Fault in California; specifically what has caused the fault, where it is located, surface features that characterize ...

Geological Survey of Canada, Geodynamics Program: Earthquake Processes: Cascadia Subduction Zone

This page explains the tectonic setting of the west coast of North America. It explains the process of the subduction of the Juan de Fuca plate beneath the North American plate. It describes the ...




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