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This site describes the research activities of the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The activities include: borehole geophysics and rock mechanics, crustal deformation, earthquake information, earthquake geology and paleoseismology, hazards, seismology and earth structure, and strong motion seismology, site response, and ground motion. Other links include: ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Report
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This article describes the issues of rising sea level, subsiding ground, and increasingly persistent flooding in the ancient city of Venice which are threatening treasured architecture and works of art. There is also a discussion of the risks, benefits, and expense of the proposed solution to the flooding, a massive set of gates intended to block the entrances to the Venetian lagoon. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Policy issues
 
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Located in Seattle, Washington, PMEL carries out interdisciplinary scientific investigations in oceanography and atmospheric science. Current programs focus on open ocean observations in support of long-term monitoring and forecasting. A comprehensive site focusing on NOAA research in the Pacific Ocean. Site includes an abundant amount of information, data, publications, and links to additional resources. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Video, Ref. material, In-situ dataset, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This undergraduate level course examines the causes, effects, and options available to mitigate natural disasters, such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, subsidence, flooding, severe weather, and meteorite impacts. A brief course description links to course lecture notes, homework exercises, and a list of other natural disaster information sites on the World Wide Web. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Course
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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The materials provided with this collection present the facts surrounding the spill and ongoing research, monitoring, and restoration efforts. More general education products from previous spills are provided to help educators present the concepts of human impacts on the ocean, oil specific impacts, spill clean-up, and the effects of toxins on natural environments. Toolkit of educational materials ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Chemical oceanography
 
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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Research, conducted primarily through the NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, drives the NOAA environmental products and services that protect life and property and promote sustainable economic growth. Research, conducted by in-house laboratories and by extramural programs, focuses on enhancing understanding of the environmental phenomena ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Case study, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Clearinghouse, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography
 
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This interactive slide show provides accounts of eight of history's most deadly volcanic eruptions. These eruptions are from both ancient and modern times, and include such volcanos as Mount Vesuvius, Tambora, Krakatau, Nevado del Ruiz, and Mount Pinatubo. Each slide features an illustration from the event, a written description with the name of the volcano, date, number of casualties, an account ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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Visitors can learn about the causes of "space weather" and phenomena like auroras, interruptions in electric power service, and interference with communications. Definitions of solar activities such as coronal mass ejections, solar energetic particles, and coronal holes are provided, along with explanations of how they affect Earth's magnetic field and atmosphere. Remotely-sensed imagery of solar ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Physics, Space science
 
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Located in Seattle, Washington, PMEL carries out interdisciplinary scientific investigations in oceanography and atmospheric science. Current programs focus on open ocean observations in support of long-term monitoring and forecasting. A comprehensive site focusing on NOAA research in the Pacific Ocean. Site includes an abundant amount of information, data, publications, and links to additional resources. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Video, Ref. material, In-situ dataset, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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The mission of the United States Geological Survey's Biological Resources Discipline involves working with others to provide the scientific understanding and technologies needed to support the sound management and conservation of our Nation's biological resources. This website contains a comprehensive listing of biological research taking place within the USGS biology branch. This portal provides ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology
 
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