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Sustaining Multiple Functions for Urban Wetlands part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides summary and contact information for the Urban Wetlands research group at Oregon State University. This project will establish partnerships among public agencies, educators, and ...
Urban Geology: Resources, Environmental Issues

American Forests part of SERC Web Resource Collection

American Forests is a world leader in planting trees for environmental restoration, a pioneer in the science and practice of urban forestry, and a primary communicator of the benefits of trees and ...
Urban Geology: Environmental Issues

Geology Fieldnotes: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, California part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Park Service (NPS) website discusses the geology of Golden Gate National Recreation Area in California. Access to this area as well as the many valleys, forests, and water features are ...
Urban Geology: Principles of Geology

Tree Link part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site was created to provide information, research, and networking for people working in urban and community forestry. It is meant to inform, educate, and inspire the researcher, arborist, ...
Urban Geology: Environmental Issues

Urban Forestry: Laboratory Exercisess part of SERC Web Resource Collection

These forestry lesson plans and field activities teach students: how trees function in an urban setting; how to collect data on trees in their urban environment in order to determine how well the ...
Urban Geology: Environmental Issues

How can we grow smarter? Investigating Urban Sprawl and Land Cover Change in the Classroom part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource consists of an interdisciplinary unit using remote-sensing techniques and data (Landsat, aerial photos, and MultiSpec image processing software) to investigate urban sprawl and its ...
Urban Geology: Land Use

Urban Tree Planting: Beyond Aesthetics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This two-minute sound segment discusses the reasons for planting trees in the city. The speaker says planting trees has a number of benefits which we often do not think of, including providing shade. ...
Urban Geology: Environmental Issues

Global MODIS Landcover part of SERC Web Resource Collection

New NASA satellite-generated land cover maps are providing scientists with a detailed picture of the distribution of Earths ecosystems and land use Scientists can better determine how vegetation is ...
Urban Geology: Land Use

Atlanta Urban Growth from 1984 to 1998 (in Gray) part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This short video from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio shows a flyby of the Atlanta area, with regions of high urban growth indicated in gray.
Urban Geology: Land Use

Growth of Washington D.C. Metro Area: Roadways Labeled part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This short quicktime video from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio show the growth in urban Washington DC between 1973 and 1996. In this version of the video, the major roadways in the area are ...
Urban Geology: Land Use