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This is a collection of useful web sites for teaching public policy in the earth sciences. If you know of web sites, journal articles or other references that are useful for teaching and learning about public policy issues, let us know about them.

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Environmental Law Institute Research and Policy Division part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This organization works with local and regional partners in the United States and worldwide to strengthen environmental laws, to develop new approaches to ensure their effectiveness, and to improve ...

Assessment of the Impacts of Development and Operation of the Columbia River Hydroelectric System on Mainstem Riverine Processes and Salmon Habitats part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource is an assessment of the impacts of development and operation of the Columbia River Hydroelectric System on mainstream riverine processes and salmon habitats. The report consists of ...

GIS Mapping for Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This report focuses on an area in Juneau Alaska that is undergoing rapid uplift following deglaciation in nearby Glacier Bay. Newly emergent tide lands are being claimed by upland property owners and ...

California Energy Commission part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features information on policy, energy use, research, and special initiatives from California. Topics linked from the site include the Bioenergy Action Plan, the California Solar ...

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Environmental Justice part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features information relating to the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental policies. ...

Decision Making Curricula for the Great Lakes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features a collection of secondary level science activities for teaching about the Great Lakes using a structured decision making approach as a way to help narrow the disparity between ...

Woods Hole Research Center: The Program on Science in Public Affairs part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website describes the role that science plays in public and international affairs as human activities create increasingly complex global environmental problems. The Wood's Hole Research Center ...

Global Warming Facts and Our Future part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This virtual museum website provides easily understood scientific information that helps both policy makers and the public answer important questions about the changing global climate in order to ...

Energy and the Environment part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website examines the issues related to balancing America's energy needs with concerns about safety and the environment. This site features articles and teaching materials from the New York Times ...

American Society of Limnology and Oceanography part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) is a professional organization for researchers and educators in the field of aquatic science. The society supports programs in public ...

Kentucky Legislature part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains links to information about the Kentucky Legislature, including lists of legislators and contacts for the state, laws, maps and kids pages. The list can be used to help students ...

Pribilof Islands Contamination part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides an overview of the contamination and resulting environmental impacts on the Pribilof Islands. The site details both human health and environmental concerns, and the current ...

(no title provided) part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Final Rule, issued in 2004, set the management standards for winter visitation in Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton Nation Park, and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Memorial Parkway. The ...

Environmental Justice part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site gives a brief of overview of the concept of environmental justice, and the fact that minority populations are often disproportionately affected by environmental pollution. There are also ...

Ecological Footprint Quiz part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Ever wondered how much "nature" your lifestyle requires? Global Footprint Network's quiz will tell you. The user answers questions about their lifestyle in order to ...

Campus Center for Appropriate Technology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website from Humboldt State University showcases environmental technologies that contribute to a healthy environment. The purpose of this program is to demonstrate appropriate technology in a ...

Global Warming and Lewis and Clark College part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website describes the actions undertaken by students at Lewis and Clark College to comply with the greenhouse gas emissions targets called for in the Kyoto Protocol. The effort was ...

Campus Ecology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website from the National Wildlife Federation showcases environmental conservation projects that have been successfully undertaken by various universities. The site features example projects and ...

Campus Ecology: Assessment Projects part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website from the National Wildlife Federation features environmental assessment projects that have been conducted at over 20 college campuses. These environmental assessments help identify ...

Campus Ecology: Building Design Projects part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website from the National Wildlife Federation showcases green building materials and technologies. The site provides examples of new "green" campus buildings in all parts of the ...