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View Resource Ask - A - Geologist

Ask-A-Geologist - US Geological Survey offers new Internet service. Have you ever wondered about why there so much oil in Texas, but not in Wisconsin? What are the deepest canyons in the United States? (The answer might surprise you!) While the answers to many of these questions might be as close as an encyclopedia, some questions are difficult to answer without checking many sources. The USGS...

https://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/ask-a-geologist/
View Resource GEO Data Portal

The GEO Data Portal is depicted as the authoritative source for data sets used by the United Nations Environment Network and its partners. The online database contains over 400 different variables, such as national, subregional, regional and global statistics, or as geospatial data sets. Users can search the database using keywords or can browse by region or thematic categories, including Climate...

http://geodata.grid.unep.ch/
View Resource Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)

With administrative offices in North America and Europe, the non profit Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) was founded in 1979 to serve as a forum for individuals and institutions partaking in environmental issues, education, and research. At this Web site, professionals can discover employment opportunities that are committed to ethical professional conduct. Potential...

https://www.setac.org/default.aspx
View Resource United Nations Environment Programme: Maps and Graphics

More and more people are beginning to return the sometimes neglected field of geography to understand the world of environmental change (and degradation). In the process, the skills of highly trained cartographers and geographic information specialists are in great demand. Organized as an official United Nations Environment Programme centre, the GRID-Arendal group provides public policy officials,...

http://www.grida.no/
View Resource The Environmental Literacy Council: Teaching Resources

Environmental science encompasses a number of fields within the natural sciences, and an interdisciplinary approach to the subject is a must. For educators working in this area, the Environmental Literacy Council's Teaching Resources site will be a real find. On their site, visitors should click on over to one of the sections on the right-hand side of the page. The sections here include "General...

https://enviroliteracy.org/teaching-resources/