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Coalbed Methane in Wyoming

Coalbed methane (CH4) is a natural gas and valuable energy resource that occurs in coal beds. This site, hosted by an energy development corporation, explains the geology and stratigraphy of Wyoming ...
Subject: , Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, Geoscience:Geology:Economic Geology, Sedimentary Geology:Petroleum/Coal Geology, , Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Stratigraphy:Lithostratigraphy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Images/Illustrations

Environmental Setting of the Yellowstone River Basin, Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming

Ronald Zelt
This U.S. Geological Survey report describes the natural and anthropogenic factors believed to influence water quality in the Yellowstone River Basin. Topics include physiography, climate, geology, ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology, Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Geology of groundwater occurrence, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Floods/Fluvial Processes, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water supply/water resource evaluation
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Maps, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work

Coalbed Methane Potential of the Denver Basin, CO

Late Cretaceous and Tertiary coals within the Denver Basin show potential for coalbed methane energy resources. This site discusses the historic efforts to take advantage of these low-grade, ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, , Geoscience:Geology:Economic Geology, Sedimentary Geology:Petroleum/Coal Geology,
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Princeton' s Geomicrobiology Web

T.C. Onstott
This resource includes information pertaining to life in deep surfaces and other extreme environments. Topics covered include geomicrobial life in extreme deep-subsurface environments characterized ...
Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology, :Microbiology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources

Biogeosciences.org

biogeosciences.org
This web site presents a collection of biogeoscience resources for all levels of education and interest. Basic biogeoscience links, background information, and program resources are available along ...
Subject: Biology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Biology:Biogeochemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations

Abandoned Uranium Mines on the Navajo Nation

This EPA website discusses the assessment of potential health risks from abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation. Topics include; description and history of mines and reclamation initiatives, ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Policy:Local Policy, Environmental Science:Waste:Radioactive Waste, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work

Fungi Help Reduce Transplant Failures at the Roots

Donald Marx
This news article reports that inoculating trees with mycorrhizal fungi prior to or at planting has revolutionized the reforestation of mined lands and similar projects. The fungi form a kind of ...
Subject: Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Restoration/Reclamation, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Oceanography Data Access Tutorials

William Prothero
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology :Atmospheric and oceanic circulation, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Winds, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Oceanography:Physical , Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Ozone depletion, El Nino, Climate Change:Anthropogenic causes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection

Exploring the Environment: Yellowstone Fires

Classroom of the Future
This site from Wheeling Jesuit University features an exercise in which students engage in a policy debate using an Earth System Science (ESS) analysis of a fire's impact on the air, land, water, and ...
Subject: Environmental Science:Policy:Local Policy, Environmental Decision-Making, Education:Assessment, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Wildfires, Biology
Resource Type: Assessments, Activities:Project:Investigative Case Studies

Geospatial Multi-Agency Coordination (GeoMAC)

This site provided by the USGS features GeoMAC, an internet-based mapping tool that fire managers and the public can use to access online maps of current fire locations and perimeters in the ...
Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Biology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Wildfires
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Tools, Audio/Visual:Maps

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