Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

Geophysics -- Research

Resources
View Resource Geoid, Gravity, Deflection, and Data Coverage Grids

These datasets were prepared by the National Geodetic Survey for the Solid Earth Geophysics Division of the National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC). The data elements are written in ASCII and can be downloaded in compressed format. Geoid height, deflection of the vertical, N/S and E/W components, terrain corrected free-air gravity anomalies, and number of gravity data per cell are available for...

https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/GEOID/GEOID96/ngdc-indx.html
View Resource NOAA: Images, Visualizing Data, Marine Geology & Geophysics Division [Last profiled in the Scout Report on December 14, 2001]

The National Geophysical Data Center at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has a wide range of educational materials designed for oceanographers, private industry partners, and a range of other users. This particular corner of the site brings together dozens of resources that deal with seafloor topography, sediment thickness, natural hazards, and unique animated dives to...

Screenshot
https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/image/
View Resource Marine Geology and Geophysics: Scientific Stewardship, Products, and Services for Sea Floor Data Contributed by Sources Worldwide

A cooperative effort between nineteen oceanographic institutions and government agencies that maintain marine sample repositories to provide information on the contents of their collections to help researchers locate marine sediment and rock material for further analysis," states the homepage of this site provided by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) National...

https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/mggd.html
View Resource Granular Volcano Group

S'bastien Dartevelle, a Ph.D. student at Michigan Tech, created this Web site devoted to the understanding of "granular flows, granular processes, fluid dynamic, supercomputer modeling, and grain-size analysis of Volcanology, Geophysics, and Physics." Providing challenging materials in an accurate and simple manner, students can easily learn about topics including granular theory and granular...

http://www.granular.org
View Resource HIGP: Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology

The Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology's (HIGP) mission is "to solve fundamental problems in Earth and Planetary Science by the application and development of state-of-the-art exploration, measurement, and analysis technologies." This expansive Web site provides illustrations for a variety of research in subjects including High Pressure Mineral Physics, Volcanology, and...

https://www.higp.hawaii.edu/
View Resource Lindhurst Laboratory of Experimental Geophysics

This Web site illustrates the California Institute of Technology's Lindhurst Laboratory of Experimental Geophysics research in dynamic compressions of minerals. The site describes how seismologists became interested in the physical properties of minerals within the high pressure and high temperature environment of the Earth's interior. With a series of images and figures of the shock wave...

http://web.gps.caltech.edu/~asimow/TJA_LindhurstLabWebsite/
View Resource American Geophysical Union

This Web site portrays AGU's role as a world wide scientific community devoted to the advancement of the "understanding of Earth and space for the benefit of humanity." Visitors can learn about AGU's numerous groups devoted to research in atmospheric and oceanic sciences, solid earth sciences, hydrology, and space science. Researchers will find information about upcoming meetings and how to submit...

https://sites.agu.org/
View Resource Russian Academy of Sciences: International Institute of Earthquake Prediction Theory and Mathematical Geophysics

This website promotes the Russian Academy of Sciences' International Institute of Earthquake Prediction Theory and Mathematical Geophysics's incorporation of modern mathematics with seismology and other geologic sciences. Users can discover the Institute's current and past research in earthquake prediction, seismic risk, structure of the Earth, exploration of mineral deposits and much more. While...

http://www.mitp.ru/
View Resource IERS: International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service

The International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service (IERS) was created to provide the astronomical, geodetic, and geophysical communities with standards, geophysical data, earth orientation parameters, and celestial and terrestrial reference systems. After discovering the structure and history of the Service, users can discover the many Product, Technique, and Combination Centres...

https://www.iers.org/IERS/EN/Home/home_node.html