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Web-Based Exercises for GLY 1000 - Teaching Dynamic Earth

This website contains exercises for various topics which include animations and visualizations as well as content and thought questions. Topics include: Scientific method, Minerals, Bowen's Reaction ...

Haiti Population GRAPHIC Shows Impact Of Earthquake

This graphic from the US Geologic Survey shows the intensity of the quake on a map of Haiti, with the population effected shown on each intensity zone.

USGS Shake Map: Haiti Region

This USGS page shows a shake intensity map from the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, including an explanation of the Moment Magnitude scale.

Haiti Earthquake Maps and Data - Google Earth Library

This page includes links to all kinds of spatial data on the Haiti earthquake. Along with a few Google Earth (kmz) files, links are also provided to general maps of Haiti as well as seismic maps.

Haiti MapServer - GIS data

This page from the University of Kansas provides links to GIS data from the Haiti Earthquake. The map is a georeferenced version of a 1994 Defense Mapping Agency 1:12,500 scale map of Port-au-Prince ...

First Satellite Map of Haiti Earthquake

This page from the European Space Agency links to a high-resolution satellite photo of Port au Prince after the earthquake. Roads, airports, hospitals, and other major building locations are plotted ...

Teachable Moments: Haiti Earthquake

This page from IRIS includes links to resources about the geology of the January 12, 2010 Haiti earthquake. Included are animation/visualization links, USGS resources, and others.

Haiti Earthquake, Deforestation Heighten Landslide Risk

This photo from National Geographic shows the difference in deforestation between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The accompanying article describes the increased risk of earthquake-related ...

Digital Globe sample imagery gallery: Port au Prince, Haiti

This viewer presents imagery produced by Digital Globe of Haiti both before and after the earthquake on January 12, 2010. Users can select "before" imagery, select a ...

GeoEye 2010 Haiti Earthquake Satellite photos

This half-meter resolution satellite image shows Port-au-Prince, Haiti after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the area on Jan. 12, 2010. The image clearly shows extensive damage, roads covered with ...

The Little Ice Age: Understanding Climate and Climate Change

This is a classroom activity about the forcing mechanisms for the most recent cold period: the Little Ice Age (1350-1850). Students receive data about tree ring records, solar activity, and volcanic ...

Earthquakes Database

The NGDC database allow users to find and compare significant or major earthquakes by Magnitude, Year, Injuries, Death Count, and Damage.

Tsunamis Database

The tsunamis database allows users to find and compare tsunamis that have struck across the world based on their location, date, intensity, and the number of lives they have claimed

US Army Corps of Engineers---New Orleans Office

Website for the US Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans Office, which controls the Mississippi River wetlands studies and projects major players in the environment.

Haiti Damage Assessment Satellite Maps

This page from the Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information includes a variety of low-, medium-, and high-resolution damage assessment maps showing the damage following the Haiti Earthquake.

SERTIT satellite maps of Haiti

This page from SERTIT Rapid Mapping includes a collection of annotated satellite maps (some in French) showing damage distribution, gathering areas, water sources, and other information.

Geology photo search page

This page contains a search engine to locate specific photos by keyword. All photos are freely downloadable and are at resolutions sufficient for power point.

Transitions and Tipping Points in Complex Environmental Systems

This report, by an NSF advisory committee, details many of the environmental challenges facing our planet and our society, and issues a call to action for NSF, for researchers, and for educators, to ...

The Tornado History Project

The Tornado History Project is a searchable, sortable database of tornado statistics based on official Storm Prediction Center (SPC) tornado records since 1950. Results of your search can be viewed ...




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