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Geoscience Web Resources

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Campus Ecology: Assessment Projects

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

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 ...

UN Atlas of the Oceans

This portal provides information relevant to the sustainable development of the oceans. Uses of the Oceans covers ocean resources and topics such as energy, biotechnology, ocean dumping, coastal ...

Looking at the Environment

Looking at the Environment is a one-year high school environmental science course that employs geographic visualization and data analysis tools in an inquiry-based approach to science education. ...

National Biological Information Infrastructure

The National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) is a broad, collaborative program to provide increased access to data and information on the nation's biological resources. NBII contains ...

Enviropedia

This encyclopedia provides a one-stop source of information on a range of atmospheric issues, arranged alphabetically by topic. The topics covered include air quality, acid rain, global warming, ...

Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center (ATEEC)

This site contains educational information on environmental science and technology. Several types of educational materials are available, such as classroom activities and projects, curricula, and ...

Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Homepage

This is the homepage for the American Museum of Natural History's Center for Biodiversity and Conservation. The goals of the center are to "mitigate critical threats to global biological and ...

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) is a research and education grants program. The goal of the program is to advance farming systems that are profitable, environmentally sound and ...

The Fishing Game

In The Fishing Game, students compete with 2 virtual fishing companies to maximize their bank balance by fishing. A population model informs the results of each year's fishing. The game is played ...

Yellowstone Fires

Yellowstone Fires belongs to a series of online modules entitled Exploring the Environment. Emphasizing an integrated approach to environmental earth science through problem-based learning, the ...

Transitions and Tipping Points in Complex Environmental Systems

This report, by an NSF advisory committee, details many of the environmental challenges facing our planet and our society, and issues a call to action for NSF, for researchers, and for educators, to ...

Intute: Health and Life Sciences

This clearinghouse, published by the Intute Consortium, provides access to web-based resources for medicine; nursing, midwifery and allied health; agriculture; food and forestry; veterinary medicine; ...

State of the Land

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (part of the US Department of Agriculture) developed this site to provide data and analysis on land use, soil erosion and quality, water quality, wetlands, ...

Climate Change is About... Water

Climate Change Is About...Water tells the story of climate change and impacts on water in Bolivia through a range of voices and multimedia materials. Case studies bring the explanatory analysis of ...

California Burning: A multimedia project

This multimedia resource provides an overview of wildfire risk and response to the risk in California. Text, video, images, and data are used to discuss how drought and overgrowth of forests play a ...

The Makings of the National Marine Sanctuaries Act: A Legislative History and Analysis
This article analyzes whether the Sanctuaries Act of 1972 has performed its preservation mission, and how it might be improved to ensure that our marine resources are protected for the future.

Geoethics, Ethical Challenges and Case Studies in Earth Sciences
This 450-page book explores ethics in geoscience. It focuses on professional ethics and includes a discussion on improving communication between scientists and the public. The book was written by a ...

Expanding boundaries of exploration

The appetite for mining beyond the confines of the land does not end with the deep ocean: celestial bodies, too, have stirred commercial interest. The prospect of mining the ocean floors and bodies ...

When a Fish Is More Than a Fish

This is a magazine article describing the relationship between the Nez Perce People and endangered salmon. This article provides first hand insight to the importance of salmon from a Nez Perce ...

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