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This USGS report presents an overview of the interactions between ground water and surface water in a variety of terrains. It serves as a general educational document with the intention of helping agencies understand the basic science involved in the management and protection of aquifers and watersheds. The report describes the natural processes of ground water and surface water interactions and the ... 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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The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) installs, operates and maintains an extensive, automated system to collect snowpack and related climatic data in the western United States called SNOTEL (for SNOwpack TELemetry). SNOTEL sensors collect hourly data on temperature, precipitation and snow water equivalent. Data can be displayed as tables or graphs for individual stations, drainage basins ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Map, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Hydrology
 
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The author of this Geotimes (September 2002) article addresses the place of Earth Science education historically, as well as its importance to modern society. The need for more elementary and secondary educators is emphasized. The author proposes wasys for post-secondary students to earn both Earth Science degrees and Education degrees and advocates this as a mechanism for correcting the historic ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Periodical
Subject: Educational theory and practice, History and philosophy of science
 
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The National Asbestos Exposure Review is the name of an Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry project to evaluate sites that received and processed vermiculite mined in Libby, Montana from the 1920's through 1990. This site provides a public interface for the project and presents information including a description of project objectives, an interactive list of project sites, fact sheets ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph, Abstract / Summary
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Natural hazards
 
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This site is the public interface for the EPA's involvement with public health and environmental restoration efforts at an asbestos-contaminated vermiculite mining operation in Libby, Montana. The site provides fact sheets, press releases, documentation of community involvement, and sampling results. The site also provides links to additional resources about Libby, Montana and asbestos in general. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Abstract / Summary, In-situ dataset
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site provides links to a collection of Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper articles about the history of asbestos-contaminated vermiculite mining in Libby, Montana. Topics of the articles include the recently discovered health risks associated with vermiculite, case histories of residents who became ill from asbestos exposure, and environmental restoration and public health care efforts made ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Index / Bibliography, Periodical
Subject: Environmental science, Natural hazards
 
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This site is designed to provide quick and easy access to a wide range of US health data. Data types include births, deaths, infant mortality, women's health, trends in health and aging, and health statistics for children and adults. Data is in the form of tables, fact sheets, reports and customizable tables. The site also has links to additional sources of health information and accepts electronic ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Human geography
 
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This collection provides a wide array of visual resources and supporting material about the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. Visualizations include simple animations, satellite photographs, Quicktime animations and tsunami models. The collection also contains visualizations related to other historical tsunamis and additional resources (beyond visualizations) about tsunamis. Resources can be ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Module / Unit, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Visualization - scientific, Clearinghouse
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This website presents a collection of materials and information that can be used to improve accessibility to web-based information for individuals with disabilities. The site provides web design techniques and useful guidelines, as well as descriptions and reviews of various products and tools related to web accessibility. Features of the site also include educational materials, software applications, ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Case study, Curriculum, Tutorial, Policy / Procedure, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Technology
 
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Since 1999, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry has been conducting a number activities related to asbestos in Libby, Montana. This web site presents a brief overview of those activities, including a testing program for people whose health may have been affected by asbestos, a mortality review, an asbestos-related disease registry, a tremolite asbestos toxicological profile, and a ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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