http://www.mhhe.com/joneslm

 

Minerals

http://mineral.galleries.com
Photos of minerals

http://www.theimage.com
Photos of minerals

http://www.gemstone.org/
Photos of gemstones

Rocks

http://den2-s11.den.nps.gov/grd/usgsnps/rxmin/rock.html
Information about rocks and minerals from the USGS and NPS

http://www.science.ubc.ca/~geol202/
Advanced information about igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks

http://www.rahul.net/infodyn/rockhounds/rockhounds.html
Information for rockhounds

http://www.kaibab.org/gc/geology/gc_geol.htm
Geology of the Grand Canyon

http://www.kaibab.org/
Information about the Grand Canyon

Geologic Time and Fossils

http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/geotime/
Geologic time

http://den2-s11.den.nps.gov/grd/usgsnps/gtime/gtime1.html
Information about geologic time from the USGS and NPS

http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/fossils/
Fossils

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/index.html
Click on history of life for online info on fossils and geologic time

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/help/timeform.html
Geological time machine

http://www.sciencecourseware.com/VirtualDating/
Online overview of isotopic dating methods

http://den2-s11.den.nps.gov/grd/usgsnps/pltec/scplseqai.html
Reconstructions of continental configurations back to 620,000,000 years ago

Maps, Projections, Images, etc.

http://mac.usgs.gov/mac/isb/pubs/factsheets/fs07701.html
Fact sheet on the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) grid

http://www.nps.gov/prwi/readutm.htm
How to read the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) grid

http://info.er.usgs.gov/research/gis/title.html
Information on Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

http://www.aquarius.geomar.de/omc/
Online map creation

http://mapping.usgs.gov/mac/isb/pubs/factsheets/edc_prod.html
Products from the USGS EROS Data Center (air photos, satellite images)

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/national_parks.html
Assorted maps from the U.S. National Park system

http://www.geolab.nrcan.gc.ca/geomag/e_nmpole.html
Tracking the North Magnetic Pole

http://satftp.soest.hawaii.edu:80/space/hawaii/index.html
Satellite and radar images of Hawaii; virtual field trips

http://den2-s11.den.nps.gov/grd/usgsnps/gmap/gmap1.html
Information about Geologic Maps from the USGS and NPS

General Geology and General Interest

http://www.uc.edu/geology/geologylist/
A geologist's lifetime field list: links to photos of many geological wonders

http://info.er.usgs.gov/network/index.html
Index of U.S. Geological Survey web sites

http://www.usgs.gov/education/
The Learning Web, a part of the USGS web site, is dedicated to K-12 education and life-long learning. Explore things on, in, around, and about the Earth, such as land, water, plants and animals, and maps.

http://den2-s11.den.nps.gov/grd/usgsnps/province/province.html
Geologic and geomorphic provinces from the USGS and NPS

http://den2-s11.den.nps.gov/grd/usgsnps/project/home.html
Geology in the National Parks

http://www2.nature.nps.gov/grd/tour/index.htm
Geologic tours of National Parks grouped by geologic topics

Hydrology, Hydrogeology, and Karst

http://water.usgs.gov/public/pandp.html
Publications and products of the U.S. Geological Survey's Water Resources Division

http://water.usgs.gov/
Water Resources of the United States

http://nj.usgs.gov/
Water resources of NJ

http://water.usgs.gov/watuse/wumaps.color.html
National water use maps

http://www.nps.gov/maca/
Information about Mammoth Cave, KY, and general info on caves and karst

http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/index.html
Information about ground water and drinking water from the U.S. Environmental Protection agency

http://den2-s11.den.nps.gov/grd/usgsnps/cave/cave.html
Geology of caves from the U.S.G.S. and National Park Service

http://www.goodearthgraphics.com/virtcave.html
The Virtual Cave

Glaciers and Polar Research

http://ak.water.usgs.gov/glaciology/
U.S.G.S.'s Glacial monitoring program

http://www.nsidc.colorado.edu/
The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)

http://www.nsidc.colorado.edu/glaciers/index.html
Information about glaciers from the NSIDC

http://www.nsf.gov/home/polar/start.htm
The National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs

http://den2-s11.den.nps.gov/grd/usgsnps/glacier/glacier.html
Information about glaciers from the USGS and NPS

Coastal Geology

http://ceres.ca.gov/ceres/calweb/coastal/geography.html
California's coastal geography and geology

http://den2-s11.den.nps.gov/grd/usgsnps/sea/sea.html
Information on shorelines from the USGS and NPS

http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/
U.S. Geological Survey's Center for Coastal & Regional Marine Studies

Deserts

http://den2-s11.den.nps.gov/grd/usgsnps/dune/dune.html
Information about sand dunes from the USGS and NPS

http://www.nps.gov/grsa/
Great Sand Dunes National Monument (CO)

http://www.nps.gov/whsa/
White Sands National Monument (NM)

http://www.nps.gov/deva/
Death Valley National Park (CA)

http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/deserts/index.html
USGS Online Publication: Geology and resources of Deserts

http://geology.wr.usgs.gov/MojaveEco/dustweb/dusthome.html
Dust studies by the USGS in California and Nevada

Volcanoes

http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/mauna_loa/
Information about Mauna Loa volcano (HI)

http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/home.html
Home page of the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory

http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Glossary/volcano_terminology.html
Glossary of Volcano and Related Terminology

http://volcano.und.edu/
Volcano World from the University of North Dakota

http://www.geo.mtu.edu/volcanoes/
Michigan Tech's volcanoes home page

http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/
Home page of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

Earthquakes

http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/earthq3/safaultgip.html

http://geology.er.usgs.gov/eastern/earthquakes/index.html

http://www.neic.cr.usgs.gov/

http://geology.usgs.gov/quake.html

http://www.eas.slu.edu/Earthquake_Center/earthquakecenter.html

http://quake.geo.berkeley.edu/cnss/
CNSS (Council of the National Seismic System) world-wide earthquake catalog

http://www.sciencecourseware.com/eec/Earthquake/
Locate epicenters and determine earthquake magnitudes using this virtual course

http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/quakexe/quakes
Locate recent earthquakes worldwide at this site from the University of Edinburgh

Plate Tectonics

http://pubs.usgs.gov/publications/text/understanding.html
Information about plate tectonics from the USGS and NPS

http://den2-s11.den.nps.gov/grd/usgsnps/animate/pltecan.html
Animations of plate tectonics from the USGS and NPS

http://geology.er.usgs.gov/eastern/tectonic.html

http://www.ig.utexas.edu/research/projects/plates/plates.htm
Plate tectonic reconstructions

http://sideshow.jpl.nasa.gov/mbh/series.html
Plate motions from GPS

http://pubs.usgs.gov/publications/text/hotspots.html

http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/image/WorldCrustalAge.jpg
Age of the oceanic crust

http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/sedthick/sedthick.html
Total sediment thickness in the Earth's oceans

http://mahi.ucsd.edu/Gabi/sediment.html
Global digital map of sediment thickness