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Intute Satellite Images - City Theme part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page from Intute shows a gallery of satellite images of cities. The images are from a number of sources and show cities around the world.
Urban Geology: Land Use, GIS, Geologic/Geophysical Mapping

ASTER's Satellite Image Gallery part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides access to satellite images acquired by NASA's Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer satellite. The images are sorted into eight categories: Archeology, ...
Urban Geology: GIS, Geologic/Geophysical Mapping, Environmental Issues, Geohazards, Land Use, Resources

Placing Urban Schools at the Forefront of the Revolution in Earth Science Education part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Space-age technologies have revolutionized Earth science, but this revolution has yet to extend to Earth science education. This article points out that urban schools can be at the forefront of ...
Urban Geology: GIS, Geologic/Geophysical Mapping

Geoscience Education for Realtors, Appraisers, Home Inspectors, and Homeowners part of SERC Web Resource Collection

As urban development encroaches onto less suitable sites, knowledge of the connection between the ground beneath one's home and the home itself becomes increasingly critical to the homebuyer. This ...
Urban Geology: Principles of Geology, Connections with Non-Science Disciplines

Beating the Heat in the World's Big Cities part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article describes the urban heat island phenomenon and provides an overview of a research project investigating the effect as seen in New York City. Topics include the large proportion of ...
Urban Geology: Environmental Issues

Analyzing Land Use Change In Urban Environments part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This four-page fact sheet provides a brief summary of the analysis of land use in urban environments. Topics include the rapid growth in urban populations, some of the methods used to analyze land ...
Urban Geology: Land Use

Urban Growth in American Cities: Glimpses of U.S. Urbanization part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This circular from the USGS contains paired satellite images (one from the 1970s and one from the 1990s) of 16 American cities, showing changes in urban land use during this period. Each image pair ...
Urban Geology: Land Use

Urban Geology part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This issue of the Canadian Building Digest highlights the subsurface issues that cities have faced for centuries such as unstable ground due to resource extraction or subsidence. Several historical ...

Urban Geology: GIS, Geologic/Geophysical Mapping, Land Use

A Student-centered Regional Planning Group Activity for Non-science Majors part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract - An authentic regional planning public workshop activity was modified and used to introduce the Earth surface portion of an Earth Science lecture course. Undergraduate non-science majors ...

Urban Geology: Land Use

Geoscience Education for Realtors, Appraisers, Home Inspectors, and Homeowners part of SERC Print Resource Collection

Urban Geology: Principles of Geology, Connections with Non-Science Disciplines