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This article on the strategic importance of water in the Middle East includes maps of the region and descriptions of the water sources, and addresses pollution sources, sources of present and past conflicts, and suggestons for solutions. Countries included in the report are Egypt, Suda, Ethiopia, Saudia Arabia, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This portal provides a variety of information about environmental protection and regulation on tribal lands. It includes links to program offices, tribal contacts and grants, policies and initiatives, water management and quality, and publications. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Ecology, Policy issues
 
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This interactive map depicts real-time steam flow compared to historical stream flow for selected gauging stations in the United States and Puerto Rico. Users may select a state and choose a list of all stations in the state, a state map, or a list of the nearest stations. The map tracks short-term changes (over several hours) in rivers and streams. Its appearance may change very little from one hour ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Map, In-situ dataset
Subject: Hydrology
 
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Robowell is an automated process for monitoring selected ground-water-quality properties and constituents. It was developed to provide a cost effective monitoring system that met protocols expected for manual sampling. Users have access to real-time water quality data. There are also links to other water quality sites. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Hydrology, Technology
 
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The database includes 150 water related treaties and 39 US compacts. The International Treaties and Compacts section is searchable by nation, basin, issues, conflict resolution mechanisms, non-water linkages, and date. US Compacts are searchable by state, basin, focus and date. For all treaties or compacts there is a summary of the agreement, the parties involved, allocations if applicable and other ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Index / Bibliography, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Search engine
Subject: Human geography, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This resource ties together physical and biological aspects of ocean color for high school students. Specific sections discuss life in the oceans, the appearance of the ocean from space, phytoplankton (the little link in a big food chain), carbon (where does it go?), and the Earth as a giant greenhouse. There are also activities that accompany these lessons. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Space science, Technology
 
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This article from Agriculture21 cites the management practices and policies that will be necessary to avoid water crises in the coming three decades. There are links to information on raising water productivity, improving irrigation technology, and modernizing irrigation management. The text is available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Periodical
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Policy issues, Soil science, Technology
 
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Tropical Twisters explains how hurricanes are created, why they move, and the damage they can do. There is information on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale to rate intensity and destructive power; the wind, storm surge and flood damage due to hurricanes; how scientists use the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission to understand hurricane rainfall; and the Geostationary and Operational Environmental ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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BASIN is a local community service network offering public access to environmental information. BASIN's initial focus is on water in Boulder County, CO: where it comes from, goes to and how it is used. Watershed, recreation, precipitation, personal action, and community uses are major focuses in this site. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Agricultural science, Climatology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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Virtual Earthquake is an interactive web-based program designed to introduce the concepts of how an earthquake epicenter is located and how the Richter magnitude of an earthquake is determined. Virtual Earthquake shows the recordings of an earthquake's seismic waves detected by instruments far away from the earthquake. The instrument recording the seismic waves is called a seismograph and the recording ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lab activity, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geophysics
 
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