United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) offers information on earthquakes, floods, maps, human health, and volcanoes. There are links to congressional-related material which includes information on laws and regulations governing the USGS, budget and related information, key officials, organization charts, and fiscal year plans. Also included are links to USGS products and data, including the atlas of Antarctic research, fact sheets, geographic names, geophysical products, geospatial data, national atlas, topographic maps, and real-time water data. Other information includes hurricane and coastal storm web sites, and information on environmental concerns. For more precise searches, users can connect to the USGS library.

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Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology, Geology:Structural Geology, Geophysics
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: Middle (6-8), Primary (K-2), General Public, Intermediate (3-5), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Structural Geology, Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Geophysics, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water