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View Resource HYDRO 1K Elevation Derivative Database

The Earth Resources Observation Systems' Data Center at the US Geological Survey developed this database from the 30 arc-second digital elevation model of the world. The database contains six raster data sets in tar file format: elevation data, shaded relief, slope, aspect, flow direction, and flow accumulation; and two vector data sets in tar or gzipped ARC/INFO Export file formats: drainage...

https://lta.cr.usgs.gov/HYDRO1K
View Resource The USGS Water Science School

Chock full of information about water, the US Geological Survey's (USGS) Water Science for Schools is an enjoyable site for educators and students alike. From Water Basics to Special Topics, this easily navigable site teaches students about the importance of water in their everyday lives. Visitors confused about terminology can refer to the glossary, a tool that defines terms used within the site...

https://water.usgs.gov/edu/index.html
View Resource National Hydrography Dataset (NHD)

Spearheaded by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Geological Survey (USGS), the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) is "a comprehensive set of digital spatial data that encodes information about naturally occurring and constructed bodies of water, paths through which water flows, and related entities." The dataset is useful in the creation of maps, in geocoding observations...

https://nhd.usgs.gov/
View Resource Submarine Volcanoes in Arctic Ocean Surprise Scientists

Until now, geoscientists believed that spreading ridges under the Arctic Ocean were too slow-spreading and cool to vent molten rock. An article published this month in Nature details sonar data revealing two young volcanoes under Arctic waters. Dr. Marago H. Edwards of the University of Hawaii led the exploration team in which civilian scientists worked in cooperation with the Navy, using a...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/se/2001/0228
View Resource Hydrology Technical Group

"Hydrology Web is a site that hosts a comprehensive list of links to Hydrology and related Hydrology resources." Maintained by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Hydrology Group, the site provides a wealth of resources related to the subject. Links are provided to companies, conferences, data, projects, publications, research, universities, and more.

http://hydrology.pnnl.gov/
View Resource The Geyser Observation and Study Association

The Geyser Observation and Study Association is a non-profit scientific and educational corporation who's purpose is the "collection and dissemination of information about geysers and other geothermal phenomena in Yellowstone National Park and elsewhere". The Web site has descriptions and photographs of geysers from around the world with an emphasis on Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Other features...

http://www.geyserstudy.org/
View Resource Water Resources Data System State Climate Office

The Water Resources Data System is a "clearinghouse of hydrological and climatological data for the State of Wyoming" provided by the University of Wyoming. Online data include a water quality database, climatological data (such as snow depth and precipitation), and earthquake and landslide data. A water library link contains research briefs, publications, a reference shelf, newsletters, and other...

http://www.wrds.uwyo.edu/
View Resource International Ground Water Modeling Center: Technology Transfer and Research in Ground-Water Modeling

The International Ground Water Modeling Center -- part of the Colorado School of Mines -- is described as an internationally-oriented information, education and research center for ground-water modeling. It advises on ground-water modeling problems, distributes ground-water modeling software, organizes short courses and workshops, conducts research in practical, applied areas of ground-water...

http://igwmc.mines.edu/?CMSPAGE=igwmc/
View Resource NASA EOS Aqua Project

Part of NASA's Earth Observing System (EOS), the Aqua satellite mission is gathering information on the Earth's atmosphere, oceans, and land surface to help scientists understand the role of hydrology and its impact on climate. The website features introductions of the science team, information on the data products, and summaries and fact sheets of the four science groups involved with the Aqua...

https://aqua.nasa.gov/
View Resource UK Natural Environment Research Council: Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) "is the leading UK body for research, survey and monitoring in terrestrial and freshwater environments. CEH has nearly 600 scientific staff, and well-equipped laboratories and field facilities at eight sites throughout the UK." Site visitors can link to information about a wide range of scientific work being conducted at the different CEH field sites...

https://www.ceh.ac.uk/
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