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Landsat 7 Data Sets part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Landsat 7 data download page provides a number of Landsat 7 scene subsets in LAN and TIFF format. The scenes are images of geomorphic or geographic features such as volcanoes, coastlines, urban ...
Urban Geology: Land Use

A Geologic Walking Tour of Building Stones of Downtown Baltimore, Maryland part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website describes a geologic walking tour of Baltimore Maryland. The tour has a map, lots of photos and descriptions of twelve structures built from a variety of rocks. The tour provides a ...
Urban Geology: Principles of Geology

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

Boulder Creek: A Virtual Field Study part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site presents a field lesson that is designed to enhance classroom education about urban resource management issues. The lesson consists of web materials and a self-guided field study of Boulder ...
Urban Geology: Resources

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

Clean Water Clear Choice part of SERC Web Resource Collection

A Texas-based task force produced this website as a public outreach and education tool about urban storm water runoff. A kids section provides games, fun facts, illustrations, and frequently asked ...
Urban Geology: Resources, Environmental Issues

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