EarthTrends: The Environmental Information Portal

This is a large website that provides searchable databases, data tables, maps, country profiles and written reports on a variety of environmental issues. Topics include coastal and marine ecosystems, freshwater ecosystems, water resources, climate and atmosphere, human population and health, environmental economics, energy and resources, biodiversity, agriculture, forests and grasslands, and environmental governance and institutions. The data and maps found within each of these topics provide useful information for research projects for both students and educators.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Air Quality, Water Quality and Quantity, Biology, Environmental Science:Energy, Forest Resources, Policy:Environmental Economics, US National Policy, Environmental Science:Soils and Agriculture, Geoscience:Soils, Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources, Geoscience:Hydrology, Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Resources, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public Policy, Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography, Soil, Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water