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View Resource National Archive of Geological Photographs

Provided by the British Geological Survey, this site contains a database of some 6,400 digitized images drawn from the National Archive of Geological Photographs (NAGP). The archive may be searched by keyword, advanced search, or browsed via themed galleries (Montserrat Volcanic Eruption, Beltmoss Quarry - working stone, Aerial photographs in and around Edinburgh, etc.). Unfortunately, the images...

http://www.bgs.ac.uk/photoarchive/home.html
View Resource Geoscapes Photography

Sometimes learning or at least sparking an interest in a subject can be accomplished through pictures. The Geoscapes Photography Web site by Emeritus Professor of Geology John A. Karachewski contains spectacular photos of various geologic formations from the western US. By clicking on the main gallery link, students can choose from various locations such as northern California, Point Reyes...

http://www.geoscapesphotography.com/
View Resource Mike Johnson Marine Natural History Photography

Mike Johnson, professional underwater photographer working in southern California, offers a fantastic collection of underwater and topside nature photography free of charge for noncommercial use. The image gallery includes gorgeous photos of blue whales, ocean sunfish, pelagic crabs, stingrays, marine fossils, and other marine animals of southern California and the northern part of Baja...

http://www.earthwindow.com/
View Resource MyNaturePhotos.com

Nature lovers and photographers are invited to upload and share their favorite wildlife photos in this straightforward, privately hosted Web site, a place where "viewers from around the world can see what animals, plants, and landscapes look like in other places." MyNaturePhotos.com currently features a modest collection of images grouped by class (all vertebrate): birds, fish, mammals, and...

http://www.mynaturephotos.com/
View Resource Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film

This Web site is the online companion to the PBS American Experience program "Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film." The film and the Web site offer an intriguing exploration of US environmental history in the context of Adams's life and work, including the closing of the American wilderness and conflicts between economic growth and conservation. Visitors will find a variety of informative features on...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh//amex/ansel/index.html
View Resource Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film

This Web site is the online companion to the PBS American Experience program "Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film." The film and the Web site offer an intriguing exploration of US environmental history in the context of Adams's life and work, including the closing of the American wilderness and conflicts between economic growth and conservation. Visitors will find a variety of informative features on...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh//amex/ansel/index.html
View Resource Eye of Science

The wonderful Eye of Science project began in 1994, and is currently under the direction of Oliver Meckes and Nicole Ottawa. As their philosophic statement on this website states, "Our aim is to combine scientific exactness with aesthetic appearances, and thereby help to bridge the gap between the world of science and the world of art." In order to help serve this mission, they have placed...

http://www.eyeofscience.de/en/
View Resource The Flying Kiwi: Life on Earth

The Flying Kiwi website was created by Richard Seaman, a software engineer and talented amateur photographer with a penchant for traveling. Seaman's Life on Earth section shares great photos of reptiles, fungi, insects, birds, and marine life taken in countries around the world. For example, the Reptiles section links to images of iguanas in Belize and Guatemala; the Insects section contains...

http://www.richard-seaman.com/index.html
View Resource A Journey Through Time

Noted photographer Frans Lanting opens the website dedicated to his most recent ambitious project with these words: "Seven years ago I stood at the tide line of an estuary and began a personal journey through time.� Auspicious words indeed, and this lovely exploration of what he found on this journey takes visitors on a "lyrical interpretation of life on Earth from its earliest beginnings to its...

https://www.annenbergphotospace.org/exhibits/life
View Resource World Beach Project

Sometimes visiting a website makes you want to dash out, leave your computer behind, and get busy doing whatever the site's talking about. The World Beach Project is one of those sites. It's a gallery of art made by all kinds of people, using stones gathered on beaches all over the world. Visitors to this site can browse images of these creations, and read a little bit about how each work came...

http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/w/world-beach-project/