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Data Resources for Geology
This site serves as a resource and data library for geochemical, geochronological, and petrological data.
Integrated Earth Data Applications includes the marine Geoscience Data System that can be used to search for or store your data. It is a community based organization for observational Geoscience data from the Ocean, Earth, and Polar Science.
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology archives and distributes data. This is a non profit organization.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Climate Data
NOAA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association Climate data by map search or topic.
Coastal Data Environmental Program (CDIP)
Coastal environmental data from the University of California, San Diego.
Virtual Exhibits and Special Topics Sites
An internet site that includes a rich array of documents, including images, movies, animations, and data sets, that explore the Earth and Space sciences and the historical and cultural ties between science, exploration, and the human experience.
Comprehensive introduction to dinosaurs, including brief essays on fossil record, life history, systematics, morphology and other topics. Access to information about specific periods and species. Features special exhibits and links to related sites.
Midwestern United States, 16,000 Years Ago
Virtual exhibit (brief texts with illustrations) of the plants, animals, and environments of the Late Pleistocene in the Midwest.
Mazon Creek Fossil Exhibit
Mazon Creek fossils are named for the collecting area in northeastern Illinois where many of the best specimens are found. They are an important source of information about the plants and animals that inhabited this part of North America around 300 million years ago.
Government Resources for Geology
Active Fire Mapping Program
Created by the USDA Forest Serives, tis site maps active fires and offers updates and reports.
Provides access to maps, photographs and full texts of dissertations as well as a few elusive documents.
Links on right side of page give access to sites on volcanoes and volcanic phenomena, using remote sensing images to provide near real time currency. Offers interactive experiments, interviews, and teaching resources.
Site includes Google Earth, real-time streamflow, and regional streamflow data all in KML format, flood and drought watches, and recent/historical maps.
World Earthquake Locator
Provides basic data and map displays about recent earthquakes from the (US) National Earthquake Information Center, as well as links to several related sites.
United States Geological Survey
Geological surveys publish a lot of material on the Geology of a specific area.