Geology & Environmental Geosciences: Other Suggested Resources

August 15, 2008

USGS Map Locator

Downloadable U.S. topographic maps from the USGS.

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

Annual Reviews

Full text of articles reviewing the scholarly literature for a variety of topics in the physical, biomedical, and social sciences.

August 15, 2008

Geographic Names Information System

The nation's official repository of domestic geographic names data. Provides location information and maps for almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features. (Information about foreign geographic feature names can be obtained from the GEOnet Names Server.)

August 15, 2008

USGS National Earthquake Information Center

Provides information on location and size of most earthquakes worldwide. Includes historical information on the bigger quakes and a "near real-time earthquake list" for those who want to follow current seismicity.

August 15, 2008

Volcano World

Information and images of volcanoes of the world. Includes updates on current volcanic activity. From Oregon State University.


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