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This portal, published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Water Resources Program, provides access to information on national water use. There are links to a set of reports and data on U.S. water use from 1985 to 2000. Other links access a map comparison of consumptive use and renewable water supply by water-resources region, introductory material on the National Water-Use Information Program, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Map, Government portal, In-situ dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology
 
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This report discusses how natural processes and human activities affect the interactions of ground water and surface water, and the importance of considering ground water and surface water as a single resource. Topics include natural processes of ground- and surface-water interaction; chemical interactions; and the effect of landscapes on these interactions. There is also discussion of the effects ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Report
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography, Geochemistry, Hydrology
 
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This searchable database of reports and thematic maps currently contains more than 69,000 United States Geological Survey (USGS) bibliographic citations, including USGS numbered series begun as early as 1880. The basic search options include author and/or title. Advanced search options include author, text in title, year or range of years, publication series and number, and a variety of options for ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Index / Bibliography, Search engine
Subject: Geochemistry, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Hydrology
 
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This portal, published by the California Environmental Resources Evaluation System (CERES), features links to environmental information arranged under three categories: natural environment, natural resources, and the human environment. Natural environmental topics include such items as weather, geology, and natural disturbances (earthquakes, El nino, and others). Natural resources topics include minerals, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Environmental science
 
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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is the primary civilian mapping agency of the United States. Materials available at this site include general information about topographic mapping, and information about USGS map products and how to obtain them. There is also information on digital raster graphics (DRG), scanned images of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) standard series topographic maps. Other ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Ref. material
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This four-page fact sheet provides a brief summary of the analysis of land use in urban environments. Topics include the rapid growth in urban populations, some of the methods used to analyze land use change (mapping, databases, time series documents), and some of the concerns and possible consequences created by the rapid shift of human populations to urban centers. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Report
Subject: Human geography
 
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This database contains an extensive selection of digital data and imagery of the San Francisco Bay Area. Products include Digital Elevation Models (DEMs), Digital Line Graphs (DLGs), Digital Raster Graphics (DRGs), Digital Orthophotos (DOQs), and historical maps. Most of these items are available at a scale of 1:24,000; other scales are available for some. Metadata and links to documents outlining ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Government portal, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This on-line publication illustrates the spatial history of urban growth and corresponding land use change in sixteen areas around the United States. It features pairs of images of selected urban regions from across the nation which are intended to show the transformation that these areas have undergone over two decades, specifically increases in the extent of urban land. Each pair is composed of ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Human geography
 
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This report describes the results of a major United States Geological Survey (USGS) geologic and oceanographic study of the Gulf of the Farallones, adjacent to the San Francisco Bay region. The first of its kind, the investigation was intended to establish a scientific database for an area of 3,400 square kilometers (1,000 square nautical miles) on the continental shelf for the purpose of evaluating ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Report
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Biological oceanography
 
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This report outlines the key elements of a comprehensive and effective national strategy for reducing losses from landslides nationwide and provides an assessment of the status, needs, and associated costs of this strategy. Topics include the rising costs resulting from landslide damage, the role of the federal government in mitigating this hazard, and some features of the new strategy such as partnerships ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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