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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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This report describes the results of an interdisciplinary environmental characterization of the World Trade Center (WTC) area after September 11, 2001. The scientific investigation included two main aspects: imaging spectroscopy mapping of materials around the WTC, and laboratory analysis of samples collected in the WTC area. The report includes maps, graphs, and remotely sensed images of the area ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Visualization - scientific, Report
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This program is designed to help people learn about, investigate and take action on environmental health risks in and around their homes. Topics include drinking water, indoor air quality, lead paint and pesticide use. The site includes the Healthy Home, a series of interactive quizzes about potential health risks. There are also articles, publications and links to further information. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science
 
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The National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) is widely recognized for its scientific and technical expertise in the health and environmental sciences. NSF develops national standards and certification programs and also provides learning opportunities for business, industry, government and consumers. This website provides a variety of information, including fact sheets, press releases, publications, and ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Non-profit portal
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This innovative project offers a way for students to learn about environmental alternatives by modifying their own lifestyles. It is a three-week exercise for students to reduce their impact on the environment by changing the way in which they live from day to day. This website contains an article about the Lifestyle Project and all the materials needed to teach the project. Materials include a baseline ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Project, Journal article
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This is the homepage for the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS). NCEAS sponsors a variety of ecological research projects and more than 250 of these are listed under the Research Projects section. There are also publications of past research projects listed under the Project Results section. Users of this site can browse or perform keyword searches of these project lists. ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Abstract / Summary, Search engine
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science
 
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Cormas is a programming environment dedicated to the creation of multi-agent systems, with specificity in the domain of natural-resources management. This site is devoted to the applied modelling of relationship between societies and their environment. These programs concentrate on developing simulation models that identify relationships between individuals and groups that jointly exploit common resources. ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Discussion / Forum, Modeled dataset, Software
Subject: Environmental science, Mathematics
 
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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 USGS report provides information about the effects of coal combustion on human health. It explains the hazards associated with emissions from both large-scale coal burning electrical plants and domestic cook stoves used in developing nations. In particular, the report discusses specific instances of disease related to the emission of arsenic, fluorine, selenium, thorium, uranium, and polycyclic ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Report
Subject: Biology, Environmental science
 
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This site is the EPA's home page for the PCB contamination of the Hudson River by the General Electric Company and the ongoing remediation efforts by the EPA. The site features information and news about the project background and design, progress-to-date, community involvement, and a gallery of maps, photographs and videos of the project site and activities. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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