Environmental Sciences: Other Suggested Resources

November 13, 2009

Yale Environment 360

Online magazine from Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. Features news and analysis on environmental issues.

November 13, 2009

E&E Publishing

Daily news coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets via Environment & Energy Daily, Greenwire, Land Letter, and E&ENews PM.

January 29, 2009


Database of streaming documentaries from distributors such as: Bullfrog films, Icarus Films, Collective Eye Films, National Film Board of Canada, and Scorpion TV. Particularly strong in Environmental Studies, although there is plenty of great material across disciplines.

January 22, 2009

IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Repository for reports and documents on the climate and the environment, produced by IPCC and component groups. 

August 15, 2008

National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program

Assesses more than 50 river basin and aquifer systems. Includes data, summary reports, maps, and press releases. Search by state, basin, or topic such as pesticides, ecology, and urbanization.

August 15, 2008

U.S. Global Change Research Program

From the Data and Information Working Group, a collaboration of eight US agencies including the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. Gateway site on global change includes data, programs, research reports and policy information.

August 15, 2008

Monthly Climatic Data for the World

Monthly mean temperature, precipitation, and other climatic data for weather stations from around the world dating back to 1948. From the National Climatic Data Center.

August 15, 2008

Three Mile Island 1979 Emergency

Site from Dickinson College covering the nuclear emergency at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant. Includes a collection of primary sources, such as utility industry reports and pamphlets, government documents, local newspaper articles, and interviews.

August 15, 2008

Toxicological Profiles

Toxicological profile information sheets are available for more than 250 hazardous substances found at National Priorities List (NPL) sites. Profiles are peer-reviewed and include health effects, chemical and physical information, regulations, a glossary, and references to key studies and other literature. Prepared by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a division of the CDC.

August 15, 2008

Land Use History of North America

Looks at changes in land use and land cover in North America. From the USGS.


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