Selected links to Earth Science Information (special focus on WA State and the Pacific NW, USA)


Compiled by Pat Pringle...updated December 20, 2013

HOT LINKS TOC FOR CATEGORIES BELOW:

Gateways_to_Earth_Science_information             Cosmos and Astronomy                          Dendrochronology

Engineering_and_Environmental_Geology                            Natural_Hazards

Misc._Science_and_Environmental_Science_Links       

Monitoring Earth and Earth Systems         Geological_Societies

Volcanoes                                                                               Pacific_Northwest_Links

Oceanography                                                                        Online journals                       GIS_Geolographic_Information_Systems

Hydrology                                                                                Physical_Geography

Earthquakes_seismicity_preparedness

Scientific societies   


 

Gateways_to_Earth_Science_information

Mark Franceks Earth Science resources**…an amazing oasis!      http://webs.cmich.edu/resgi/

Digital Library of Earth System Science                                           http://www.dlese.org/library/

Yahoo Science                                                                                 http://dir.yahoo.com/Science


Cosmos and astronomy
Solar Dynamics Observatory, NASA   aka "SOHO"
Voyager NASA/JPL site 
NWS space weather prediction center   SWPC Facebook page 




 

Dendrochronology

Henri Grissino-Mayer’s ultimate tree-ring web pages            http://web.utk.edu/~grissino/

The Tree-ring Society                                                            http://www.treeringsociety.org/

The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research                                 http://www.ltrr.arizona.edu/

NOAA World Data Center, Tree Rings                                   http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/treering.html

Tree-Ring Lab at Lamont-Doherty in NY                                http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/res/fac/trl/index.html

Univ. of Victoria Tree-Ring Lab                                              http://www.geog.uvic.ca/dept/uvtrl/uvtrl.htm

Association for Tree-Ring Research                                      http://www.tree-ring.org/



Earthquakes_Seismicity_Preparedness

Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (Univ. of WA)                 http://www.geophys.washington.edu/SEIS/PNSN/ (old site) 

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program                                   http://earthquake.usgs.gov/

USGS Earthquake information                                              http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/

Earthquake net                                                                     http://www.eqnet.org/

IRIS earthquake browser    ==> GUI driven controls for maps and cross-sections

Earthquake information for Centralia College

General Tsunami Information

 


 

Engineering_and_Environmental_Geology

National Groundwater Association     

Prof. Geologists Licensing in Washington State                      http://www.dol.wa.gov/business/geologist/index.html

Guidelines for preparing Engr. Geology reports in WA            http://www.dol.wa.gov/business/geologist/georptguide.pdf


Misc._Science_and_Environmental_Science_Links

 

The New Scientist                                                                 http://www.newscientist.com/

Earthweek                                                                             http://www.earthweek.com/

WA Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility       http://www.peer.org/wapeer.html

Washington Environmental Council (WEC)                           http://www.wecprotects.org/Home/

People for Puget Sound                                                        http://www.pugetsound.org/

Puget Sound Partnership (form. Action Team)                     http://www.psp.wa.gov/ /

Women in Environment  



Geoscience_Societies
The Northwest Geological Society           Weblinks from the NWGS  
The Geological Society of America                                        http://www.geosociety.org/

The American Geological Institute                                          http://www.agiweb.org/

The American Geophysical Union                                         AGU Position statements      

The American Association of Engineering Geologists           http://www.aegweb.org

The Association of Women Geoscientists (AWG)                            http://www.awg.org/

AWG Pacific Northwest Chapter  

The Geological Society of the Oregon Country                      http://www.gsoc.org/



Hydrology

USGS water data                                                      http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis

USGS WA Water Science Center                              http://wa.water.usgs.gov/

USGS WA real-time water data                                 http://waterdata.usgs.gov/wa/nwis/current?type=flow

NRCS National Water and Climate Center                http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/


Monitoring Earth and Earth Systems
NOAA: Earth Systems Research Laboratory  




 
Natural_Hazards

Natural Hazards Center                                             http://www.colorado.edu/hazards/

UNESCO – Natural Hazards                                      http://www.unesco.org/science/disaster/index_disaster.shtml

 


Oceanography

Interactive Oceans, the Neptune Project

COSEE--Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence

Teaching Ocean Systems--SERC

Proceedings of a 2009 conference on Puget Sound shorelines and armoring

National Data Buoy Network   

NOAA view data   





Online journals


Sources of open-access scientific papers 

Earth's Future/AGU  

GSA Today  

Solid Earth   European Geosciences Union open access, peer-reviewed journals  




Pacific_Northwest_Links

Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries         http://sarvis.dogami.state.or.us/

Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources            http://www.dnr.wa.gov/AboutDNR/Divisions/GER/Pages/home.aspx

USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory (CVO)                      http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/

Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (Univ. of WA)                 http://www.geophys.washington.edu/SEIS/PNSN/

GEOMAPNW The Pacific NW Center for Geologic Mapping Studies           http://geomapnw.ess.washington.edu/

Washington State Geology News  

Northwest Earth science listserv                                            http://list.shoreline.edu/mailman/listinfo/nwearthsci


 


Physical_Geography (See more sites under “Geography” in Pat Pringle’s geolinks, above)

Association of American Geographers                                   http://www.aag.org/

Physical Geography net                                                          http://www.geog.ouc.bc.ca/physgeog/home.html

Geography network                                                                 http://www.geographynetwork.com/

Terraserver                                                                             http://www.terraserver.microsoft.com/

Topozone                                                                                http://www.topozone.com/

Google Earth                                                                           http://earth.google.com/index.html

 


 



Volcanoes  (find more volcanoes sites under “Volcanoes” in Pat Pringle’s geolinks, above)

USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory (Vancouver WA)     http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/

USGS Volcano Hazards Program                                          http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/

Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism                              http://www.volcano.si.edu/

How volcanoes work                                                               http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/

Volcano world                                                                         http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/

Pacific Northwest Seismic Network- volcanoes                    http://www.pnsn.org/volcanoes 

Mount Baker Volcano Research Center                                 http://mbvrc.wwu.edu/index.shtml

Volcanoes for kids

GR Code volcanoes page  This site kindly submitted by Carly Walter's class February 29, 2012 (Leap Day) 

MODVOLC near-realtime monitoring of global hot spots 
Center for the Study of Active Volcanoes facebook page   




Weather_and_Climate

See more links at Pat's Weather and Climate links

National Weather Service-Western Region               http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/         

NWS – glossary                                                          http://www.weather.gov/glossary/

National Weather Service-Seattle Forecast               http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/sew/  

University of WA Weather and Climate                      http://www.atmos.washington.edu/weather.html

University of WA Weather/Climate research             http://www.atmos.washington.edu/research.html

Chappell family weather station Centralia                  http://mywebpages.comcast.net/dchappell/weather/wx.htm

Weather Underground                                                http://www.wunderground.com/

Western Regional Climate Center (NOAA)                http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/

WRCC WA climate summaries (histories)                http://www.wrcc.dri.edu/summary/climsmwa.html

Spatial Climate Analysis System (PRISM)                 http://www.ocs.orst.edu/prism/

Realclimate—Climate Science                                  http://www.realclimate.org/

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change             http://www.ipcc.ch/index.html

NRCS National Water and Climate Center                http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/

American Meteorological Society AMS          AMS Statement about Climage Change  

NASA Climate Change  

 


Scientific Societies


National Academy of Sciences     Koshland Science Museum of NAS  


Earth Sciences at Centralia College                          http://www.centralia.edu/academics/earthscience/index.html     



 

 


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