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New York State GIS Clearinghouse part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The state of New York provides links to a collection of GIS data sites. Topics listed include map products, orthoimagery, raster imagery, downloadable software and GIS information for New York State.
Urban Geology: GIS, Geologic/Geophysical Mapping

More Nitrogen Upstream, Fewer Filters Downstream part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This USGS-sponsored site provides an explanation for the low oxygen conditions of the "dead zone" stemming from the Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico watersheds. The factors that ...
Urban Geology: Land Use, Environmental Issues

The Chesapeake Bay's Dead Zone part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Chesapeake Bay Foundation fact sheet provides information regarding the cause and growth of the Chesapeake Bay dead zone. The site also addresses possible solutions to the hypoxia and includes a ...
Urban Geology: Land Use, Environmental Issues

Landscape Changes in the Southwestern United States: Techniques, Long-term Data Sets, and Trends part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This report discusses land use and landscape changes in the southwestern United States. Themes that are explored are the importance of climatic variability in driving ecological processes and ...
Urban Geology: Land Use

Spatial Land Use Change and Ecological Effects at the Rural-Urban Interface: Project SLUCE 2 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Project SLUCE 2 seeks to understand the individual decision-making that drives land use decisions and to formulate and test alternative policies and interventions that could reduce environmental ...
Urban Geology: Land Use

Asbestos Hazard Assessment part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This interactive site introduces students to concepts related to asbestos and how geologists analyze asbestos in building materials. The site is divided into three components: the geology of ...
Urban Geology: Environmental Issues, Principles of Geology

Urban Flooding: It Can Happen in a Flash! part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This module features an audio and visual tour of sites affected by the Fort Collins, Colorado urban flood that occurred on 28 July 1997. The tour is led by Matthew Kelsch and includes eyewitness ...
Urban Geology: Geohazards

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

Demographia: Selected Current and Historic City, Ward and Neighborhood Densities part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides a table of urban population, land area and density data for hundreds of cities, wards and neighborhoods worldwide. Data includes population per square mile, population per ...
Urban Geology: Land Use

Volcanoes Loom as Sleeping Threat for Millions part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Geographic news article from July 2002 describes world wide volcanic hazards. Due to the increasing population near dangerous volcanoes, the importance of volcanic monitoring and hazard ...
Urban Geology: Geohazards