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See reader questions & answers on this topic! - Help others by sharing your knowledge
Using The Web for Earth Sciences Information on the Internet

Part 1: Sites, Registers, Searches and Data


This file was last updated on 4th March, 1997.

This faq is posted to the following news groups:
sci.geo.geology
sci.geo.hydrology
sci.geo.oceanography
comp.infosystems.gis


You can obtain the most recent version of this faq from:

i)  the sci.answers, comp.answers or news.answers news group.
ii) send mail to: mail-server@rtfm.mit.edu with the following line
    in the body of the message -
        send usenet/news.answers/geology-faq/geosci-resources/part1
iii) by anonymous ftp to:
     rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/geology-faq/geosci-resources/part1



I also keep two web pages, which are basically the same as the info on the
faq, but with more info. Try:

The Virtual Earth: http://atlas.es.mq.edu.au/users/pingram/v_earth.html
The Soft Earth:    http://atlas.es.mq.edu.au/users/pingram/s_earth.html



This faq is not to be used for commercial gain.

Phillip Ingram
pingram@laurel.ocs.mq.edu.au
http://atlas.es.mq.edu.au/users/pingram/pingram.html

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There is an increasing amount of geosciences information available
on the Internet, and more is becoming available every day. Having
the ability to search out this information is probably more useful
than a list of Earth Sciences sites.

The World Wide Web, with Web browsers such as Mosaic and Netscape, have
become the default standard in cruising the internet. The WWW protocol
can access other internet protocols such as telnet, ftp and gopher,
and implement and access facilities such as mail and UseNet News.

What follows are starting points for internet exploration with a Web browser
for the Earth Sciences. Included is general Web information, Web Indexes for
the Earth Sciences, Searches (Robots, Crawlers, Worms etc), the USGS Web
site, and other special Earth Sciences connections and sites of related
interest.

Part 2 of this FAQ contains resources for software and software sites.

Just as the Web has become the default standard for navigating the
internet, the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) has become the standard
method of specifying a particular object on the internet. A URL has
the general form of:

        protocol://host.domain:port-number/dir/subdir/file

where:  protocol is the type of server to be accessed, such as http,
        gopher, telnet, ftp, news; or service to be implemented such as
        mailto.

        host.domain is the host servers name and domain.

        port-number is the port in which the server is configured to listen
        for requests. If using the protocols default port this entry is not
        necessary. HTTP servers listen, by default, on port 80, gopher
        servers on port 70, telnet on port 23.

        dir/subdir/file is the path and file which is to be accessed. If
        omitted, the default root entry, if applicable, will be accessed.

Modifications of the above are necessary for mailto, news and telnet. Gopher
URLs can appear complicated as Hexadecimal equivalents need to be substituted
for some Ascii characters.

Your web browser needs to be configured to access a News and Mail server
for these two functions to work.

Examples include:
        http://host.domain:80/dir/subdir/html-file
        http://info.cern.ch/default.html

        gopher://host.domain:70/
        gopher://wombat.es.mq.edu.au

        mailto:someone@their.address
        mailto:pingram@laurel.ocs.mq.edu.au

        news:usenet.news.group
        news:sci.geo.geology

        ftp://host.domain/dir/file
        ftp://wuarchive.wustl.edu/mirrors/msdos/graphics/gifkit.zip

        telnet://login-name@host.domain:23
        telnet://mars@mars.ocs.mq.edu.au
or      telnet://host.domain
        telnet://laurel.ocs.mq.edu.au



Alterations in Dec 1996 and Jan/Feb 1997
----------------------------------------

- modified the url for Terry Gordon's Teaching Links
- added Wuchang Wei's journal page
- added Wuchang Wei's Nannofossil Lab page
- added Diniele Pinti's On-Line Journal Page
- added Crystallography World Wide
- removed anon's introduction to the www
- modified the entries to the John Butler's Anon web server
- added Lisa Tauxe Earth Sciences 10 pages
- added The WWW and Mineralogy course page of Phillip Brown
- added the Globally Accessible Statistical Procedures site

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0. CONTENTS
-----------

0.1 General Web Information
0.2 The USGS Web Sites
0.3 Subject Indexes
  0.3a General Web Indexes
  0.3b Web Indexes for Earth Sciences
  0.3c Gopher Subject Trees
0.4 Web Gateways
  0.4a Hypermail
  0.4b ArchiePlex
  0.4c WAIS/FAQ Gateways
0.5 Searches
  0.5a WWW Searches (Robots, Worms, Crawlers, Spiders etc)
  0.5b Gopher Jughead Searches
  0.5c Gopher Veronica Searches
  0.5d Gopher WAIS Searches
0.6 Special Earth Sciences Connections
0.7 Sites of Related Interest
  0.7a Distributed Active Archive Centers (DAACs)
  0.7b Environmental Sites
  0.7c GIS, Satellite and Mapping Sites
  0.7d Oceangography Sites
  0.7e Paleontolgy and Museums
  0.7f Petrology and Mineralogy
  0.7g Education and Careers
  0.7h Calendar and Events
  0.7i Other Sites
0.8 FAQs and Resource Guides
  0.8a FAQs at RTFM, MIT
  0.8b Hypertext Resource Guides
0.9 Announcements, New Sites and News Groups
0.10 Listservs and Listserv Information
0.11 Library Servers
0.12 Commercial Organisations
  0.12a Mining/Exploration Information and Newspapers
  0.12b Mapping and GIS
  0.12c Geology Information
0.13 Journals, Bulletins and Books
0.14 Electronic Preprints and Supplements
0.15 Jobs
0.16 Geological Surveys and Organisations

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1. General Web Information
--------------------------

i) The WWW Initiative
    http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html

ii) WWW Summary
    http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/Summary.html

iii) Entering the WWW, A Guide to Cyberspace by Kevin Hughes
   http://www.eit.com/web/www.guide/

iv) The List of WWW Servers
   http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/DataSources/bySubject/Servers.html

v) W3 Clients
   http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/DataSources/bySubject/Clients.html

vi) WWW Wanderers, Spiders and Robots
   http://web.nexor.co.uk/mak/doc/robots/robots.html

vii) List of Robots
   http://web.nexor.co.uk/mak/doc/robots/active.html

viii) Special Internet Connections
   http://www.uwm.edu/Mirror/inet.services.html

ix) WWW/Mosaic Training Material from the USGS
   http://info.er.usgs.gov:4444/train

x) Internet Resources from the USGS
   http://www.usgs.gov/network/resources.html

xi) Internet Guides and Papers from Telstra Corporation (Australia)
   http://www.telstra.com.au/guide.html

xii) HTML-3 Primer
   http://lake.canberra.edu.au/pwb/html3/Contents.html

xiii) The WWW FAQ Page
   http://www.boutell.com/faq/

xiv) Common Internet File Formats, plus links, compiled by Perlman and Kallen
   http://www.matisse.net/files/formats.html

xv) John December's Internet Web Text - on how to use the Internet
   http://www.december.com/web/text/index.html

xvi) EFF's Extended Guide to the Internet
   http://www.eff.org/papers/eegtti/eeggttitop.html

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2. The USGS Web Sites
--------------------

i) The USGS home page:
    http://www.usgs.gov/

ii) The USGS What's New page
    http://internet.er.usgs.gov/whats-new/whats-new.html

iii) Water Resources:
    http://h2o.er.usgs.gov/

iv) National Mapping Information:
    http://www-nmd.usgs.gov/

v)  Data Products:
    http://www.usgs.gov/pubprod/index.html

vi)  Publications:
    http://www.usgs.gov/data/geologic/index.html

vii)  National Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
    http://nsdi.usgs.gov/nsdi/

viii)  Geographic Information Systems
    http://www.usgs.gov/research/gis/title.html

ix)  FGDC - Manual of Geographic Data Products
    http://www.usgs.gov/fgdc-catalog/title.html

x)   GeoData Products Index
    http://www.usgs.gov/doc/edchome/ndcdb/ndcdb.html

xi) The USGS Water Resources Division in Colorado:
   http://webserver.cr.usgs.gov/

xii) The USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory (and links to
   the Alaskan and Hawaiin Volcano Observatories):
   http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/home.html

xiii) USGS Hawaii Volcano Watch Reports
   http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/hvo/

xiv) Marine Geology, National Marine and Coastal Geology Program
   http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov

xv) Earthquake Information from Menlo Park:
   http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/

xvi) USGS Global Change Research Program
   http://geochange.er.usgs.gov/

xvii) USGS Morrison Research Initiative
   http://yuma.colostate.edu/~cwis70/morrison.html

xix) USGS Minerals Page
   http://minerals.er.usgs.gov

xx) Internet Resources
   http://bramble.er.usgs.gov/internetresources.html

xxi) USGS Branch of Geochemistry
   http://helios.cr.usgs.gov/

xxii) US GeoData FTP Access
   http://edcwww.cr.usgs.gov/doc/edchome/ndcdb/ndcdb.html

xxiii) The National Earthquake Information Center
   http://wwwneic.cr.usgs.gov/

xxiv) The USGS Marine server
   http://marine.usgs.gov/

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3) SUBJECT INDEXES
------------------

3a. General Web Indexes

i) Yahoo (a very popular starting point, includes a search engine)
   http://www.yahoo.com

ii) The Whole Internet Catalog
   http://nearnet.gnn.com/wic/index.html

iii) Zilker Internet Park
   http://www.zilker.net

iv) Einet GALAXY
   http://galaxy.einet.net

v) The Argus Clearinghouse
   http://www.clearinghouse.net/

vi) Oliver McBryan's Mother of All BBS's
   http://wwwmbb.cs.colorado.edu/~mcbryan/bb/summary.html

vii) Phoaks links from AT and T
   http://www.phoaks.com/phoaks

3b. Web Indexes for Earth Sciences

Various sites maintain lists of hyperlinks to other servers. These
are registers, virtual libraries and meta-indexes. They are good
starting points to explore the web on a particular subject. Many html-ised
resource guides (see Section 8) can also be considered to be registers.

i) The latest on-line version of ORES (B. Thoen & T. Smith)
This site is, or will be, one of the most comprehensive on-line documents
available for geoscientists. It is very well structured. Each geoscientific
field has web pages in each of the following catagories: Mailing Lists, News
Groups, Documents and FAQs, Journals and Periodicals, Data and Software,
Hypermedia Resources.
   http://www.gisnet.com/gis/ores/
or http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/

The fields covered include:
   - Geography and GIS
     http://www.gisnet.com/gis/ores/gis/index.html
   - Geology (many areas)
     http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/index.html
   - Oceanography
     http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/ocean/index.html
   - Weather, meteorology and Climate
     http://www.gisnet.com/gis/ores/weather/index.html

ii) CERN's Virtual Library
The CERN organisation is responsible for the Web. They request new servers
register with them, and these links form the Virtual Library, which is broken
up into catagories. Not all catagories are maintained by CERN. The main
index is at:
    http://www.w3.org/hypertext/DataSources/bySubject/Overview2.html

Other links at:

    - Earth Sciences
      http://www.geo.ucalgary.ca/VL-EarthSciences.html
    - Geophysics
      http://www-crewes.geo.ucalgary.ca/VL-Geophysics.html
    - Oceanography
      http://www.mth.uea.ac.uk/ocean/oceanography.html
    - Remote Sensing
      http://www.vtt.fi/aut/ava/rs/virtual/
    - Crystallography
      http://www.unige.ch/crystal/crystal-index.html
    - Environment
      http://ecosys.drdr.virginia.edu/Environment.html
    - Cartography
      http://geog.gmu.edu/gess/jwc/cartogrefs.html


iii) The University of Houston Anon Server - for those with an interest
in mathematics, computers and Earth Sciences and the publications of
Mathematical Geology and Computers in Geosciences
   http://www.uh.edu/~jbutler/anon/anon.html

iv) The Geosciences Link at Einet:
   http://galaxy.einet.net/galaxy/Science/Geosciences.html

v) Russ Jacobson's (Dino Russ fame) Links page
   http://128.174.172.76/isgroot/dino/earthsci_links.html

vi) Seismosurfing, Surfing the Internet for Seismic Sites:
   http://www.geophys.washington.edu/seismosurfing.html

vii) Prospectings of Geophysics and Tectonophysics maintained by Dr Furuse
   http://cancer.mss.co.jp/Geophysics/

viii) Mineralogical sites at Clausthal Institute
   http://www.immr.tu-clausthal.de/

ix) EARTHNet Info Server for Dinosaurs and Vertebrate Paleontology
   http://jacobson.isgs.uiuc.edu/

x) The Earth Environmental Science Center's Hydrology Related Internet
Resources
   http://terrassa.pnl.gov:2080/EESC/resourcelist/hydrology.html OR
   http://etd.pnl.gov:2080/hydroweb.html


xi) Earth and Environmental Sciences Connections from the USGS
   http://www.usgs.gov/network/science/earth/index.html

xii) Lists maintained by Steven Schimmrich
  - The Structrural Geology Page
    http://hercules.geology.uiuc.edu/~schimmri/geology/structure.html

xiii) Oceanography links via Scripps Institute of Oceanography Library
    http://orpheus.ucsd.edu/sio/guide/guides.html

xiv) Links to GIS and maps from the Bureau of Land Management, CO
    http://www.blm.gov/gis/gishome.html

xv) GIS Net Sites (ex Frank Smith)
    http://www.hdm.com/gis3.html

xvi) The Norwegian Rockhound's Geology List - over 700 geosciences links
    http://www.uio.no/~hansjb/link.html

xvii) Comprehensive List of Popular Meta-Indexes from Telstra
    http://www.telstra.com.au/meta/meta.html

xviii) The Dewey Subject Catalog
    http://www.akamail.com/patrick/gnosis/

    - Earth Science Section
    http://www.akamail.com/patrick/gnosis/550.html
    
xix) GeoWeb Geoscience related links by Gareth Mills
    http://www.pacificnet.net/~gimills/main.html

3c. Gopher Subject Trees

Gopher was a protocol used before the Web became popular. Many
gopher servers were established, but they are now on the decline.
Many gopher sites have connections listed by subject. Included are:

i) Gopher Jewels at USC
  gopher://cwis.usc.edu:70/11/Other_Gophers_and_Information_Resources/
       Gophers_by_Subject/Gopher_Jewels

ii) Nth Carolina State Subject Tree
  gopher://gopher.ncsu.edu:70/11/res_service

iii) Rice University Subject Listing
  gopher://chico.rice.edu:70/11/Subject/

iv) University of Michigan Subject Tree
  gopher://vienna.hh.lib.umich.edu:70/1/


v) USC: Research Information by Subject
  gopher://cwis.usc.edu:70/11/LibraryResearch/research/by.subject

vi) UT:Dallas: Internet Information by Subject
  gopher://gopher.utdallas.edu:70/11/subject

vii) Washington and Lee Subject Tree
  gopher://liberty.uc.wlu.edu:70/11/gophers/other

viii) U. of Waterloo Subject Tree
  gopher://watserv2.uwaterloo.ca:70/11/facilities/University%20of
       %20Waterloo%20Library/finding/discipline

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4. Web Gateways
---------------

4a. Hypermail
Web gateway to Usenet news groups

- http://www.eit.com/software/hypermail/hypermail.html

4b. ArchiePlex
This is a Web gateway to the Archie service

- List of ArchiePlex Servers from NEXOR
   http://pubweb.nexor.co.uk/archie.html

4c. WAIS/FAQ Gateways
Automated hypertexting of FAQs at the news.answers archives

i) Automated/Searchable Usenet FAQ's at Ohio State
  http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu:80/hypertext/faq/usenet/FAQ-List.html

  - Geoscience's FAQs from Ohio State Uni
   http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/bngusenet/sci/geo/top.html

ii) Automated/Searchable Usenet FAQs from Universiteit Utrecht
  http://www.cs.ruu.nl/cgi-bin/faqwais

  - Geosciences FAQ
   http://www.cs.ruu.nl/wais/html/na-dir/geology-faq/.html

iii) Usenet News from Oxford University
   http://www.lib.ox.ac.uk/internet/news/

4d. Miscellaneous

i) Nick Kew's integrated FAQ, threaded bulletin board and searchabe database

    http://clever.net/webthing/

  - remote sensing version
      http://clever.net/webthing/RS

ii) DejaNews: search internet news groups
    http://www.dejanews.com/

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5. Searches

5a. WWW Searches (Robots, Worms Crawlers, Spiders etc)
------------------------------------------------------

Web searches seek out web sites, search the contents of the pages for
specific data and store the result in a data base. Searches are made
of the data base. The information sought and stored varies from search
engine, so you may have to try several before finding one that meets
your requirements. IMHO Alta Vista and Lycos are hard to beat.


i) Alta Vista
   http://altavista.digital.com/

   - Autralian Mirror
   http://www.altavista.yellowpages.com.au/cgi-bin/telstra?

ii) Harvest (look for brokers)
   http://harvest.cs.colorado.edu/

   - Harvest Broker Query Web Home Pages
     http://town.hall.org/Harvest/brokers/www-home-pages
   - Interface to the Harvest Server Registry, query by subject
     http://harvest.cs.colorado.edu/Harvest/brokers/hsr/query.html

iii) Lycos - home page
   http://www.lycos.com/

v) The Web Crawler
   http://webcrawler.com/

vi) The WWW Worm
   http://www.cs.colorado.edu/home/mcbryan/WWWW.html

vii) The Searchable WWW Catalog
   http://cuiwww.unige.ch/w3catalog

viii) The RBSE URL Search
   http://rbse.jsc.nasa.gov/eichmann/urlsearch.html

xix) The WWW Acronym Server
   http://curia.ucc.ie/info/net/acronyms/acro.html

x) The All In One Search Engine Page
This is from Albany Net, maintained by William Cross. It has assorted
search engines for various catagories (WWW, People, News etc).
   http://www.albany.net/allinone/

xi) Collection of Index and Forms based search engines from Telstra
   http://www.telstra.com.au/meta/search.html

xii) Nexor CUSI Services Gateway
   http://pubweb.nexor.co.uk/public/cusi/doc/list.html

xiii) University of Geneva CUI/W3 Page
   http://cuiwww.unige.ch/meta-index.html

xiv) The Internet Quick Search Page
   http://atlas.es.mq.edu.au/users/pingram/qsearch.htm

xv) The Magellan Search
   http://www.mckinley.com/

xvi) MetaCrawler
   http://metacrawlet.cs.washington.edu:8080

xvii) Yahoo Search
   http://www.yahoo.com/


5b. Gopher Jughead Searches
---------------------------
Jughead are searches of the upper level menus of gopher servers. To
find out more about jughead, take a look at the Washington & Lee
Jughead Information:
    gopher://liberty.uc.wlu.edu:70/00/gophers/jughead

Some sites offering jughead searches include:

 gopher://liberty.uc.wlu.edu:3002/7
 gopher://veronica.cc.keio.ac.jp:2347/7-tl
 gopher://psi.com:2347/7-tl
 gopher://gopher.bham.ac.uk:3000/7

5c. Gopher Veronica Searches
----------------------------

To find out more about Veronica searches and gopher, look at the
following two documents:

How to Query Veronica:
 gopher://futique.scs.unr.edu:70/00/veronica/how-to-query-veronica

The Veronica FAQ
 gopher://futique.scs.unr.edu:70/00/veronica/veronica-faq

Some sites with Veronica searches include:

 gopher://gopher.psi.com:2347/7
 gopher://nysernet.org:2347/7
 gopher://liberty.uc.wlu.edu:70/11/gophers/veronica
 gopher://archie.au:2347/7



5d. Gopher WAIS Searches
------------------------

WAIS servers hold searchable databases. WAIS stands for Wide Area
Information Servers. Some sites that have WAIS searches include:

gopher://liberty.uc.wlu.edu:70/11/internet/wais/wais-sources
gopher://chico.rice.edu:70/11/OtherGophers/WAIS
gopher://pinus.slu.edu/Wide%20Area%20Information%20Services
       %20databases
gopher://gopher-gw.micro.umn.edu:70/11/WAISes

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6) Special Earth Sciences Connections
-------------------------------------

Some special Earth Science Web connections include:

i) The Bulletin of Global Volcanism Network
   http://nmnhgoph.si.edu/gvn.html

ii) Geology and Geophysics Number Crunchers Forum:
   http://www.glg.ed.ac.uk/crunch

iii) IRIS EOS Volcanogy Team's Home Page:
   http://www.geo.mtu.edu/eos/

iv) The US Environmental Protection Agency
   http://www.epa.gov/

v) NOAA Geosciences Lab:
   http://www.grdl.noaa.gov/

vi) Altimetry Atlas of Indian and Atlantic Oceans by Delft University
   http://dutlru8.lr.tudelft.nl/

vii) Hydro Atlas of the Southern Oceans from Alfred Wegener Institute:
   http://www.awi-bremerhaven.de/

viii) Plate Motion Calculator for calculating plate motions:
   http://manbow.ori.u-tokyo.ac.jp/tamaki-html/plate_motion.html

ix) Interactive Hydrographic Map from the Levitus' 1994 data set:
   http://dpo.ori.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ocean/toolmap/Levitus-map.html

x) The Geosciences Information Group from the UK Geol. Soc.
   http://www.bris.ac.uk/Depts/Geol/gig/gig.html

xi) Scott's Earth Sciences Site of the Week
   http://agcwww.bio.ns.ca/misc/geores/sotw/sotw.html

xii) An Animation of the Rotating Earth
   http://agcwww.bio.ns.ca/  (look under "Scientific Info")

xiii) Earthqhake Locator from Bruce Gittings and Edinburgh University
   http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/quakes/quakes.html

xiv) Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
   http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/

  --- RIDGE Multi Beam Synthesis Project for bathymetry data
    http://imager.ldeo.columbia.edu

xv) The Electronic Volcano, edited by Barabara DeFelice & Richard Stoiber
    http://www.dartmouth.edu/pages/rox/volcanoes/elecvolc.html

xvi) Computer Orientated Geological Society (COGS)
    http://www.csn.net/~tbrez

xvii) The Australian National Geoscientific Information System (@ngis)
    http://www.agso.gov.au/information/ngis.html

    -   Questions and Answers on @ngis, plus Australian Links
        http://www.agso.gov.au/information/ngis/angisfaqs.html

xviii) ENVision is an internet-based environmental consulting firm. They have
excellent links to other sites in Geology and Environmental Sciences

  - Geology
  http://www.envision.net/osites/geology/geology.html

  - Environmental Science and Engineering
  http://www.envision.net/osites/environ/envrelat.html

xix) WebSurfers BiWeekly Earth Sciences Review
   http://rainbow.rmii.com/~michaelg/index.html

   - WebSurfers Earth Sciences HotLinks
   http://rainbow.rmii.com/~michaelg/HOTLINKS.html

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7) Sites of Related Interest
----------------------------

7a. Distributed Active Archive Centers
--------------------------------------

NASA's EOSDIS program have a number of Web sites which provide researches
with access to the NASA Earth Science Data Collection. These are the
Distributed Active Archive Centers, or DAACs.

The main EOSDIS-DAAC Home Page:
   http://eos.nasa.gov/

The Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) provides  directory-level
information for NASA's EOSDIS program. It also has directory-level
metadata searches. It is located at:
   http://gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov

The other DAACs include:

i) EROS DAAC (land processes)
   http://sun1.cr.usgs.gov/landdaac/landdaac.html

ii) CIESIN-SEDAC (socioeconomic data & applications for human dimensions
    of global environmental change)
   http://www.ciesin.org/IC/SEDAC/SEDAC.html

iii) Goddard Space Flight Center (global biosphere, atmospheric dynamics
     & geophysics)
   http://daac.gsfc.nasa.gov/

iv) Langley Research Center (radiation budget, tropospheric chemistry,
     clouds & aerosols)
    http://eosdis.larc.nasa.gov/

v)  Marshall Space Flight Center (hydrologic cycle)
    http://wwwdaac.msfc.nasa.gov

vi)  NOAA Satellite Active Archive (satellite data)
    http://www.saa.noaa.gov

vii) National Snow & Ice Data Center (snow, ice, cryosphere and climate)
    http://eosims.colorado.edu:1733

viii) Oak Ridge National Lab (biogeochemical dynamics)
    http://www-eosdis.ornl.gov/

ix)  Physical Oceanography DAAC (Topex/Poseiden images, AVHRR Pathfinder
     data set, oceanography)
    http://podaac-www.jpl.nasa.gov

   --- ftp site at:
     ftp://podaac.jpl.nasa.gov/pub

x)   Oceanography from Thoen and Smith's ORES
     http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/ocean/index.html



7b. Environmental Sites
-----------------------

i) ERIN, The Australian Environmental Resources Information Network:
   http://kaos.erin.gov.au/erin.html

ii) EnviroWeb
  http://envirolink.org/

iii) The Disaster Research Newsletter from Natural Hazards Research &
    Applications Center
  http://www.cla.sc.edu/geog/hrl/home.html

iv) The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
   http://www.epa.gov/

v) INTERA Inc., good links to other sites, plus software index
   http://www.intera.com/

vi) The NGDC Natural Hazards Data Site
   http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/seg/hazard/hazards.html

vii) Environmental Hydrosystems, a water resources and environmental
    conulting firm, offers a lot on the Net.
    http://hydrosystems.com

    - Hot list of environmental, water resources and Earth Science links:
    http://hydrosystems.com/model_link.html

    - EnviroMod Data Warehouse Broker, Search all known pertinent sites
    to groundwater and environmental modelling.
    http://hydrosystems.com/Harvest/brokers/ENVIROMOD/

viii) ENVIROMINE - environmental issues related to the mining industry
   http://www.info-mine.com/technomine/enviromine/env_main.html

ix) The Lake Data Web Site - to distribute new global environmental data
and info for large lakes
   http://msslsp.mssl.ucl.ac.uk/orgs/un


7c. GIS, Satellite and Mapping Sites
------------------------------------

This section not only includes gis, satellite observation systems and maps,
but also cartography wrt maps, surveying and related mapping information.


i) Internet GIS and RD Information Sites
   ftp:///gis.queensu.ca/pub/gis/docs/gissites.html

ii) Digital Map Library at Queens University
   http://gis.queensu.ca/pub/www/dml.html


iii) University of Edinburgh, Dept. of Geography, GIS Home Page:
   http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/home/gishome.html

    -- with other pages for Acces Map Preparation:
       http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/pexe/dp

    -- Atlas Application:
       http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/pip/atlas.html

    -- List of GIS WWW Servers
       http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/home/giswww.html

iv) Sol Katz's Geospatial Home Page for Detailed Meta-Data information
   http://www.blm.gov/gis/nsdi.html

v) Virtually Hawaii, at SOEST.
   http://www.satlab.hawaii.edu/space/hawaii/

vi) On-Line Bibliographies at OSU Dept. Geography
   http://thoth.sbs.ohio-state.edu/resources.html

  -- On-line GIS Master Bibliography
     http://thoth.sbs.ohio-state.edu/osugisbib/wais.html

  -- Map Projection Bibliography
     http://thoth.sbs.ohio-state.edu/snyderbib

  -- SIGGRAPH Online Bibliography Database
     http://www.siggraph.org/library/bibliography/bibliography.html

vii) GeoWEB Project
    http://wings.buffalo.edu/geoweb/

viii)  Distributed Spatial Data Library of Australian Mapping (at ERIN)
    http://www.erin.gov.au/dsdl/dsdl.html

ix)   Auslig (Australian Surveying & Land Information Group)
    http://www.auslig.gov.au/welcome.html

x) The Center fo Advanced Spatial Technologies - one of the best GIS sites
    http://www.cast.uark.edu/main.html

  -- Info on GIS resources
    http://www.cast.uark.edu/links/GIS/

  -- Links to many US Geospatial Data sets 
     Resource Guides
    http://www.cast.uark.edu/~sp/hunt.html

xi) Geography and GIS from Thoen and Smith's ORES
     http://www.gisnet.com/gis/ores/gis/index.html

xii) GIS and RS Sites from FAD Dep. Geographical Sc Utrecht University
     http://www.frw.ruu.nl/nicegeo.html

xiii) Frank Smiths GIS Web Pages, extensive collection of web sites
     http://www.io.com/~frank/gis.html

xiv) GIS and the Internet maintained by Matthias Werner
     http://www.bio-geo.uni-karlsruhe.de/gis/gis.htm

   -- English language version
     http://www.bio-geo.uni-karlsruhe.de/gis/gis-engl.htm

xv) Web/GIS Links from B. Thoen
     http://www.gisnet.com/gis/webgis.html

xvi) Cartography/Mapping from U. Texas at Austin

    -- Map Projection Notes by Peter H. Dana
       http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/gcraft/notes/mapproj/mapproj.html

    -- Geodetic Datum Overview
       http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/gcraft/notes/datum/datum.html

    -- Coordinate Systems Overview
       http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/gcraft/notes/coordsys/coordsys.html

xvii) On-Line Resources for Land Surveying
    http://homepage.interaccess.com/~maynard/

xviii) Perry-Castanedu Library Map Collection from U. Texas at Austin
    http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/Map_collection.html

ixx) IDRISI Resource Center, Salzburg
   http://www.edvz.sbg.ac.at/geo/idrisi/irchome.htm

   -  IDRISI Tutorial
      http://www.edvz.sbg.ac.at/geo/idrisi/wwwtutor/tuthome.htm

xx) Remote Sensing/GIS/GPS Site List by Oliver Wetherbee
   http://triton.cms.udel.edu/~oliver/rs_gis.html

xxi) The Meshing Research Corner by Steve Owens
   http://www.ce.cmu.edu/~sowen/mesh.html

xxii) Robert Schneider's Finite Elemenent Mesh Generation Page
   http://www-users.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/~roberts/meshgeneration.html

xxiii) The Global Positioning Systems Home Page by Peter Dana
   http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/gcraft/notes/gps/gps.html

xxiv) The Navigation Center from the US Coast Guard
   http://www.navcen.uscg.mil/

  - GPS information
   http://www.navcen.uscg.mil/gps/gps.htm
  - US Differential GPS System Information
   http://www.navcen.uscg.mil/dgps/dgps.htm
  - OMEGA Navigation System Information
   http://www.navcen.uscg.mil/omega/omega.htm
  - Loran-C Information
   http://www.navcen.uscg.mil/loran/loran.htm

xxv) The Graphics File Formats Home Page - another great site
  http://www.dcs.ed.ac.uk/%7Emxr/gfx

xxvi) GIS Analysis with Arc-Info by Shane Murnion
  http://boris.qub.ac.uk/shane/arc/ARChome.html

xxvii) Dubois Gregoire's AI-Geostatistics Home Page and Mailing List
  http://java.ei.jrc.it/rem/gregoire/

xxviii The Arc Info FAQ Page
  http://www.io.org/~gosho/mi_faq.htm

xxix) Introduction to Remote Sensing by David Schneider
  http://www.geo.mtu.edu/rs/

xxx) The Remote Sensing Tutorial by Nick Short
  http://iifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/ais/IIFS-html/LT/NewTutorial/intro1.html

xxxi) GIS and RS Resources - alphabetised from the U. Utrecht list
  http://www.uni-sb.de/philfak/fb6/fr66/tpw/gis/gis-rs.htn

xxxii) Grass Link 2.0 Public Access GIS (Make a Map of California)
  http://www.regis.berkeley.edu/grasslinks/

xxxiii) The Distibuted Spatial Data Laboratory in Australia (Make a Map
of Australia)
  http://kaos.erin.gov.au/cgi-bin/spatial_interface

xxxiv) Odden's Bookmarks
  http://kartoserver.frw.ruu.nl/HTML/oddens.html

xxxv) Data Base Query and Map Generation
  http://www.ssc.msu.edu/~geo/wwwgis.html


xxxvi) The Topex/Posoiden Image Collection (from 1992)
   http://podaac-www.jpl.nasa.gov/topex/

xxxvii) IRIS knowldege based system for interactive mapping and visual data
exploration (Note: this is a Java site)
   http://allanon.gmd.de/and/java/iris/Iris.html

xxxviii) Remote Sensing Resources on the Web by Bill Corner
   http://www.man.ac.uk/Arts/geography/

xxxix) The Map Projection Home Page
   http://everest.hunter.cuny.edu/mp/index.html

xxxx) CGRER Netsurfing:

  - Maps and References
  http://www.cgrer.uiowa.edu/servers/servers_references.html

  - GeoData Information Sources
  http://www.cgrer.uiowa.edu/servers/servers_geodata.html


7d. Oceanography Sites
----------------------

i)  Ocean Information Center, OCEANIC Home Page
   http://diu.cms.udel.edu/

ii) Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo
   http://www.ori.o-tokyo.ac.jp/

iii)  National Oceanic Data Center
     http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/

iv) NOAA/NASA Pathfinder Oceans AVHRR SST Data
   http://sst-www.jpl.nasa.gov

v) The Satellite Oceanography Lab at SOEST, U. of Hawaii at Manoa
   http://satftp.soest.hawaii.edu

vi) Oceanography Links to the World Wide Web at Uni. British Columbia
    http://www.ocgy.ubc.ca/oceanography.links.html

vii) The Ocean Color Data & Resources (NASA GSFC DAAC)
    http://daac.gsfc.nasa.gov/CAMPAIGN_DOCS/OCDST/OB_main.html

7e. Paleontology and Museums
----------------------------

i) The Museum of Paleontology at U. Cal., Berkeley
   http://ucmp1.berkeley.edu/

   -- The UCMP Subway
     http://ucmp1.berkeley.edu/subway/subway.html

ii) The Dino Exhibit from Honolulu Community College
   http://www.hcc.hawaii.edu/dinos/dinos.1.html

iii) Dino Russ's Page
   /denr1.igis.uiuc.edu:/isgsroot/dinos/dinos_home.html">http://denr1.igis.uiuc.edu:/isgsroot/dinos/dinos_home.html

iv) Hadrosaurus Foulkii
   http://www.levins.com/hadrosaurus.html

v) The Radiolarian Page (concerned with the Canadian Cordillera)
   http://mindlink.net/fabrice_cordey/rad.htm

vi) Recent and Fossil Bryozoa
   http://www.civgeo.rmit.edu.au/bryozoa/bryozoa.html

vii) Catalog of Bryozoan Types in the Swedish Museum
   http://www.nrm.se/

viii) The Electronic Prehistoric Shark Museum
   http://turnpike.net/emporium/C/celestial/epsm.htm

ix) The Berne Natural History Museum
   http://www-nmbe.unibe.ch/

x) Kevin's Page of Death
   http://www.ualberta.ca/~kbrett/index.html

   - The Trilobite Page
   http://www.ualberta.ca/~kbrett/Trilobites.html

xi) The Burgess Shale
   http://www.geo.ucalgary.ca/~macrae/Burgess_Shale

xii) Prem's Fossil Page
   http://dev.uol.com/~prem/fossil.html

    - Other Paleontological Links
    http://dev.uol.com/~prem/othpal.html

xiii) Fossil Vertebrates at the Burke Museum
    http://weber.u.washinghton.edu/~vertp/BurkeVertPage.html

xiv) PaleoNet West (at Berkeley)
    http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/Paleonet

    - PaleoNet East
    http://www.nmh.ac.uk/paleonet

xv) The NannoFossil Lab
   http://wwei.ucsd.edu

7f. Petrology and Mineralogy
----------------------------

i) Ecole des Mines de Paris
   http://cri.ensmp.fr/mineral/

ii) Berne's Museum of Natural History, Mineralogy and Petrology
   http://nmbe0.unibe.ch/abtew/minpetrcoll.html

iii) The Petrographic Workshop, Physical Science Learning Center
   http://pong.igpp.ucla.edu/pet/pet_intro.html

  - Browse minerals with optical images
    http://pong.igpp.ucla.edu/pet/browse.html

iv) The Norwegian Rockhound
    http://www.uio.no/~hansjb/index.html

v) The Clausthal Mineral Collection
    http://www.immr.tu-clausthal.de/labs/mincoll.html

vi) Bob's Rock Shop (I couldn't think where else to put this one)
    http://www.rockhounds.com/

    -- Jewels from the World Wide Web
    http://www.rockhounds.com/rockshop/linklist.html

vii) Athena Mineralogy
    http://un2sg1.unige.ch/www/athena/mineral/mineral.html

viii) The Mineral Galleries Home Page from Amethyst - a great catalog and
    description of minerals
    http://mineral.galleries.com/Minerals/SILICATE/Class.htm

ix) Geochemistry on the WWW
    http://www.geo.cornell.edu/geology/classes/Geochemweblinks.HTML

x)  Links for Mineralogists from U. of Wuerzburg
    http://www.uni-wuerzburg.de/mineralogie/links.html

xi) Crystallography World Wide (from Unige)
    http://www.unige.ch/crystal/w3vlc/crystal.index.html

7g. Education and Careers
-------------------------

i) The Physical Science Learning Center
   http://pong.igpp.ucla.edu

ii) Geology Courses on the Internet (from the World Learning Center)
   http://wwwhost.cc.utexas.edu/world/instruction/other/#geo

iii) Careers in Geoscience (Canadian bias)
   http://www.science.uwaterloo.ca/earth/geoscience/careers.html

iv) The Geography Virtual Department (from U. Texas)
   http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/virtdept/contents.html

   -- On-line Geography Courses
      http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/virtdept/courses/courselist.html
   -- Links to Virtual Resources (GIS, data, maps, cartography etc)
      http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/virtdept/resources/contents.html

v) The Virtual Geosciences Professor (from the University of Houston)
   http://www.uh.edu/~jbutler/anon/anonfield.html

    - Courses by Title
    http://www.uh.edu/~jbutler/anon/anoncoursessub.html

    - Courses by University
    http://www.uh.edu/~jbutler/anon/anoncourses.html

    - Course Resources
    http://www.uh.edu/~jbutler/anon/anon_resources.html

    - Field Trips
    http://www.uh.edu/~jbutler/anon/anontrips.html

vi) The geology@bristol Experience - by P. Browing and J. Williams
    http://www.gly.bris.ac.uk/www/teach/ctiss/ctiss.html

vii) Dave Water's Resources for Earth Science Teaching
   http://www.earth.ox.ac.uk/~davewa/teaching.html

viii) Jack Rice's (U. Oregon) Introductory Course in Mineralogy
   http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~jrice/geol_311/geol_311.html

ix) Geoscience K12 resources
   http://www.cuug.ab.ca:8001/~johnstos/geosci.html

x) Earth System Science Education Program
   http://www.usra.edu/esse/ESSE.html

   - ESSE Notes (good for what's new on the web for geoscience
   http://www.usra.edu/esse/enlstjan96.html

xi) The Virtual Library for Pamela Gore's Students at DeKalb College
   http://dekalb.dc.peachnet.edu/~pgore/gore.htm

xii) Terry Gordon's WWW Links to Teaching Pages
   http://ichor.geo.ucalgary.ca/~tmg/Teaching/teach.html

xiii) The Jurassic Reef Park
   http://www.uni-stuttgart.de/UNIuser/igps/JRP/Jurassic_Reef_Park.html

xiv) Introduction to Igneous Petrology
   http://www.science.ubc.ca/~geol202/s/geol.html

xv) The Virtual Earthquake from Dept. Geological Sciences at Cal. State
   http://vflylab.calstatela.edu/edesktop/VirtApps/VirtualEarthQuake/VQuakeIntro.html

xvi) ABCentral's educational links by Kack Inglis-Arkell
   http://www.wco.com/~ejia

xvii) The EARTH, Lisa Tauxe's Earth Sciences 10 pages
   http://ramsden.ucsd.edu/es10/es10.html

xviii) Wondering, Wandering & Winnowing: The WWW and Mineralogy
   http://www.geology.wisc.edu:80/class/g360/wwwlab.htm

   - Crystal Structure Movies deserves a special mention
   http://geology.wisc.edu/class/g360/mov.htm

7h. Calendar and Events
-----------------------

i) Petroleum Industry Calendar
   http://www.oslonett.no/home/henning/petreven.htm

ii) Petroleum Calendar
   http://baervan.nmt.edu/events/calendar.html


7i. Other Sites
---------------

i) NSF Geosciences UNIDATA
   http://atm.geo.nsf.gov/

ii) NOAA/NGDC Data Center Home Page
   http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/

  -- World Data Center A
     http://www.ngdc,noaa.gov/wdc/wdcmain.html

  -- National Climatic Data Center
     http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/ncdc.html

  -- National Oceanic Data Center
     http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/

  -- Environmental Services Section
     http://esdim.noaa.gov/

iii) Rocknet, Rock Mechanics
   http://sair019.energylan.sandia.gov:70

iv) Groundwater Remediation Project
   http://gwrp.cciw.ca

v) InterRidge Web Page (for mid-ocean ridges)
   http://www.dur.ac.uk/~dgl0zz1/

vi) Groundwater Modelling Software Internet Resources at BYU (Steve Owens)
   http://www.et.byu.edu/~geos/staff/owens/groundwater.html

vii) Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Sources at U. Texas, Austin
   http://www.pe.utexas.edu/Dept/Reading/petroleum.html

viii) The Gateway to the Antarctic maintained by ICAIR, NZ
   http://www.icair.iac.org.nz/

ix) Australian Resouces Links - links to AGSO, CSIRO's divisions plus more
   http://www.csu.edu.au/links/resources.html

x) The Geo Exchange - list of applied and commercial geoscience sites
   http://giant.mindlink.net/geo_exchange/index.html

xi) Web Elements (version 2) by Mark Winter at Sheffield
   http://www2.shef.ac.uk/chemistry/web-elements/web-elements-home.html

xii) Los Alamos National Lab. Periodic Table of the Elements
    http://www-c8.lanl.gov/infosys/html/periodic/periodic-main.html

xiii) The IPFW Geosciences page with the Web Accessable Diffractometer
and the GeoGarden
    http://www.geosci.ipfw.indiana.edu

xiv) EUROLAT - European Network on Lateritic Weathering and Global Environment
    http://mindepos.bg.tu-berlin.de/eurolat

xv) The Geomorphology Lab from Miami University
http://tgl.geology.muohio.edu/gbook/gresources.html

xvi) Giovanni Guglielmo's Research Page on Salt Tectonics (download
images and 3D Visualisations and animations)
http://www.utexas.edu/research/beg/giovanni

xvii) Favourite Internet Resources  of an Unemployed Geologist
(has links to online jobs)
   http://www.avana.net/pages/personal/jwhcpg/

xviii) The Nine Planets - a multi-media tour of the Solar System
   http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/nineplanets/nineplanets.html

   - info on the Earth
   http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/nineplanets/nineplanets/earth.html

xix) The Geologist's Lifetime Field List
  http://www.uc.edu/~ACOMBTY/geologylist.html

xx) The Globally Accessible Statistical Procedures (GASP)
  http://www.stat.scarolina.edu/rsrch/gasp/

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8. FAQs and Resource Guides
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8a. FAQs from the MIT Archive
-----------------------------

FAQs that have been approved by the *.answers moderators are archived at
Michigan Institute of Technology RTFM server. The following are earth science
related FAQs:

i) Scott Guthery's Petroleum Resources FAQ
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/geology-faq/petroleum-resources

ii) Lisa Nyman's GIS FAQ
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/geography/infosystems-faq

iii) Ilana Stern's sci.geo.meteorology FAQ
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/meteorology/faq-intro
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/meteorology/weather-data
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/meteorology/research_data
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/meteorology/cdroms
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/meteorology/net-resources
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/meteorology/print-resources
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/meteorology/state-climatologists

iv) Ilana Stern's Science Data Formats FAQ
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/

v) Spencer Ramshaw's sci.geo.geology FAQ
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/geology-faq/contents
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/geology-faq/glossary
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/geology-faq/introduction
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/geology-faq/faq
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/geology-faq/appendices

vi) Nick Kew's Satellite Imagery FAQ
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/sci/Satellite-Imagery-FAQ/part1
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/sci/Satellite-Imagery-FAQ/part2
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/sci/Satellite-Imagery-FAQ/part3
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/sci/Satellite-Imagery-FAQ/part4
   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/news.answers/sci/Satellite-Imagery-FAQ/part5


8b. Hypertext Resource Guides
-----------------------------

i) Bill Thoen's ORES Document (June, 1994 version)
  (The latest ORES by Bill Thoen and Ted Smith can be found is section 3a)
   http://www.englib.cornell.edu/geology_resources/ORES/earthscience.html

ii) Geoscience's FAQs from Ohio State Uni
   http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/faq/bngusenet/sci/geo/top.html

iii) sci.geo.petroleum FAQ
   http://www.ncpgg.adelaide.edu.au/sgp1.htm

   - partial mirror sites at:
   http://www.glg.ed.ac.uk/~ajsw/doc/sci.geo.petroleum_FAQ.html
   http://home.sol.no/jhuang/docs/faq.html
   
   http://www.glg.ed.ac.uk/~ajsw/doc/sci.geo.petroleum_FAQ.html

iv) Ilana Stern's sci.data.format FAQ
   http://fits.cv.nrao/traffic/scidataformats/faq.html

v) Ilana Sterns sci.geo.meteorology FAQ
   http://www.ucar.edu/dss/faq/

vi) McDermott's GIS Sites
   ftp://gis.queensu.ca/pub/gis/docs/

viii) Scott Yanoff's Internet Services List
   http://www.spectracom.com/islist/

ix The Clearinghouse for Subject Orientated Internet Resource Guides:
   http://http2.sils.umich.edu/~lou/chome.html

x) Lisa Nyman's GIS FAQ
   http://www.census.gov/ftp/pub/geo/www/faq-index.html

 and is mirrored at:
   http://www.ciesin.org/gisfaq/faq-index.html


xi) Jorg Schulz-Rojahn FAQ On-line Earth Science Journals
   http://www.ncpgg.adelaide.edu.au/journals.htm

xii) Satellite Imagery FAQ (SATFAQ) by Nick Kew et al

- From the Remote Sensing InterFAQ
  http://clever.net/webthing/RS

- from various web sites including
    http://www.geog.nottingham.ac.uk/remote/satfaq.html
    http://web20.mindlink.net/geo_exchange/satfaq.html
    http://clever.net/webthing/people/nick/satfaq.html

xiii) Documents and FAQ's section in heading heading in ORES (some of these
may not yet be posted, but they will be).

     - Geography and GIS
       http://www.gisnet.com/gis/ores/gis/faqs.html
     - Oceanography
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/ocean/faqs.html
     - Geology (General)
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/geology/faqs.html
     - Volcanology
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/volcano/faqs.html
     - Geochemsitry
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/geochem/faqs.html
     - Geophysics
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/geophx/faqs.html
     - Hydrology
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/hydo/faqs.html
     - Paleontology
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/paleo/faqs.html


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9. Announcements, New Sites and News Groups
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Magazine style web sites, various internet based organisations
and other services provide a summary of what's new on the net
which have been geaned from various news groups and mailing lists.
Also included are sites with FAQ's and usenet news groups.
Note that some of these sites mau not be keeping their information
current.

i) The Scout Report by InterNIC
  http://rs.internic.net/scout/report

    - the current issue
    http://rs.internic.net/scout/report/current/
    - the archives
    http://rs.internic.net/scout/report/archive/
    - search the archives
    http://rs.internic.net/Archietect/AT-scout_reportquery.html

ii) WebNews
  http://twinbrook.cis.uab.edu:70/webNews.80

iii) Internaut
  http://www.zilker.net/users/internaut/index.html

iv) Matilda in Cyberspace
  http://snazzy.anu.edu/Matilda/start.html

v) Exploring Internet Resources at Washington and Lee
  gopher://liberty.uc.wlu.edu:70/11/internet

vi) The NETLink Server
  gopher://honor.uc.wlu.edu:1020/1

vii) Oxford University Libraries Automation Service WWW Server
  http://www.lib.ox.ac.uk/internet/news/

viii) HipLink, hot list archive of comp.infosystems.www.announce
  http://rznext01.rrz.uni-hamburg.de/cgi-bin/HipLinc

ix) All In One Search Engine Page for News
  http://www.albany.net/~wcross/all1srch.html#News

xii) ESSE Notes,  new Earth Science items of interest
  http://www.usra.edu/esse/enlstjan96.html

xiii) John December's What's New on the Internet
  http://www.december.com/cmc/info/

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10) Listservs and Listserv Information
--------------------------------------

10a) General Information and Searching

For a userguide on Listservs by the EARN Organisation:
   http://www.earn.net/lug/notice.html

To search out listservs, mailing lists and the like try:

i) Washington and Lee
 gopher://liberty.uc.wlu.edu:70/11/internet

ii) Presbytarian College Gopher Server
 gopher://cs1.presby.edu:70/11/net-resources/mailing-lists

10b) Listserv's in Geoscientific Areas from ORES
(Note that some documents may not yet be posted).

    - Geography and GIS
      http://www.gisnet.com/gis/ores/gis/mail.html
    - General Geology
      http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/geology/mail.html
    - Geochemistry
      http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/geochem/mail.html
    - Hydrology
      http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/hydro/mail.html
    - Paleontology
      http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/paleo/mail.html
    - Volcanology
      http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/volcano/mail.html

10c) Listservs from TILE.NET (plus newsgroups and ftp sites)
    http://tile.net/


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11. Library Servers
-------------------

i) LibWeb from Washington University
   http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Libweb/

ii) U. Waterloo Scholarly Societies Project
   http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/society/overview.html

iii) BIBSYS Search
   http://www.bibsys.no/search/pube.html

iv) University of Saskatchewan Libraries Information System
   http://moondog.usask.ca/

v) Library Information Servers via the Web
   http://www.whittier.edu/www/html/libweb.html

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12. Commercial Organisations
----------------------------

12a) Mining/Expolration Information and Newspapers

i) Info-Mine: Mining Info On-Line by Robertson Info-Data Inc.
   http://www.info-mine.com

ii) MineNet by Tensor Technology
   http://www.microserve.net:80/~doug/

iii) The Investor Channel
   http://www.wimsey.com/Magnet/mc/index.html

iv) The Northern Miner
   http://www.southam.com/northernminer/


12b) Mapping and GIS

i) Geospatial Data Site by Core Software Technology
   http://www.coresw.com

ii) GIS World Magazine
   http://www.gisworld.com

iii) DeLorme Maps
   http://www.delorme.com

iv) Intergraph Online
   http://www.intergraph.com/

v) ESRI
   http://www.esri.com/

vi) List of Commercial GIS Sites
   http://www.cla.sc.edu/geog/geogdocs/otherdocs/comm.html

vii) Argus Technologies - Desktop Mapping
   http://www.tcel.com/~argus

viii) GeoWeb - Commercial Web Based Services for GIS, GPS and RS Professionals
   http://www.ggrweb.com


12c) General Geology Information

i) The Fossil Company
   http://www.fossil-company.com

   - Comprehensive links to other geology sites
       http://www.fossil-company.com/sites.html
   - Picture Gallery of Fossils
       http://www.fossil-company.com/gallery.html
   - Information on UK Geology
       http://www.fossil-company.com/uk_geology.html

ii) Geoscience Ltd - deep geotechnical services for Oil/Gas
    http://www.demon.co.uk/geosci/

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13. Journals and Bulletins
--------------------------

Many journals and bulletins have started appearing on the Web, either
as text or html documents. Some of the pointers include:

i) Jorg Schulz-Rojahn FAQ On-line Earth Science Journals (sedimentary
and petroleum bias)
   http://www.ncpgg.adelaide.edu.au/journals.htm

ii) Pointers to Journals and Periodicals in ORES (some of these
may not yet be posted, but they will be).

     - Geography and GIS
       http://www.gisnet.com/gis/ores/gis/journals.html
     - Oceanography
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/ocean/journals.html
     - Geology (General)
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/geology/journals.html
     - Volcanology
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/volcano/journals.html
     - Geochemsitry
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/geochem/journals.html
     - Geophysics
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/geophx/journals.html
     - Hydrology
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/hydo/journals.html
     - Paleontology
       http://www.calweb.com/~tcsmith/ores/geology/paleo/journals.html

iii) The Geological Society of America
    http://www.aescon.com/geosociety/pubs/bulletin.htm

iv)  Journal of Metamorphic Geology
    http://www.gly.bris.ac.uk/www/jmp/press.html

v) Geoscience Information Group of The Geological Society Newsletter
    http://www.bris.ac.uk/Depts/Geol/gig/news/newsletters.html

vi) Disaster Research Newsletter from the Natural Hazards Research
    and Applications Center in Boulder, Colorado
     http://lorax.geog.scarolina.edu/geogdocs/envdocs/enviro.html

vii) Elsevier Press - Catalog on the Internet, Physical & Environmental
     Sciences
      http://www.elsevier.nl/catalog/SA2/Menu.html

viii-a) GeoRef CD Rom Information
   http://www.agiweb.org/agi/georef.html
viii-b) Contents and information on Geotimes Magazine
   http://www.agiweb.org/agi/geotimes

ix) The Hyperspectrum Newsletter - imaging spectroscopy for remote
   sensing, environmental monitoring, military target detection etc
   http://www.techexpo.com/WWW/opto-knowledge/hyperspectrum

x) SCIENCE Magazine on the Internet
   http://science-mag.aaas.org/science/

xi) The Historical Gazette (Oregon Based - Bridget Smith Editor)
   http://www.aracnet.com/~histgaz

xii) Tropical Geomorphology Newsletter - back issues
   http://www.zikzak.net/tgn

xiii) SCRIPPS Electronic Periodicals & Texts (Biology, Geology-Geophys,
Climate, Oceanography)
   http://scilib.ucsd.edu/sio/guide/publns.htm

xiv) The Natural Hazards Research Centre (at Macquarie Uni) newsletter
   http://www.es.mq.edu.au/NHRC/nhqnew.htm

xv) Books On-Line from the National Academy Press
   http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/

xvi) Daniele Pinit's Journal On-Line
   http://psmac5.ess.sci.osaka-u.ac.jp/Journal.htm

xvii) Wuchang Wei's Information on Geoscince Journals
  http://wwei.ucsd.edu/lists.htm

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14. Electronic Preprints and Supplements
----------------------------------------

A number of academic/research papers are appearing on the Web prior
to and after publication. The first two sites discuss various issues
pertaining to electronic publishing.

i) Journal of Electronic Publishing (University of Michigan Press)
   http://sansfoy.hh.lib.umich.edu:80/jep/

ii) Discussion of Electronic Publishing Issues via MIT
   http://www-cmpo.mit.edu/met_links/copyright.html

iii) Supplements to Atmospheric and Oceanic Publications (at MIT)
   http://www-cmpo.mit.edu/met_links/index.html

iv) Information About Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences E-Prints
   http://www.gfdl.goc/~smg/pointers/announcement.html

v) The Internet Science Journal
   http://www.sci-journal.com/ed/

vi) The Spatial Statistics Preprint Service administerd by Vincent Granville
   http://hp2.niss.rti.org/organization/personnel/granville/


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15.  Jobs
---------

i) Ted Smith's GEOSCI-JOBS archive
   ftp://ftp.eskimo.com/u/t/tcsmith/geosci-jobs

   - An index to the archives
   http://www.eskimo.com/~tcsmith/mail/gsj-arc.html

ii) JobSearch Links from NCPGG
   http://www.ncpgg.adelaide.edu.au/jobfind.htm

iii) Job Links from Mary Pettengill, U. Texas at Austin
   http://www.pe.utexas.edu/Dept/Reading/pejb.html

iv) GeoWeb GIS/GPS/RS Marketplace (US)
   http://www.ggrweb.com/job.html



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16.  Geological Surveys and Organisations
-----------------------------------------

i)   Australian Geological Survey Organisation
     http://www.agso.gov.au/

ii)  British Geological Survey
     http://www.nkw.ac.uk/bgs/index.html
  -- Geomagnetism Group
       http://ub.nmh.ac.uk/

iii)  Geological Survey of Canada
     http://emr1.emr.ca/gsc/
  -- Geological Survey of Canada, Atlantic
       http://agcwww.bio.ns.ca/

iv)  Geological Survey of Finland
     http://www.gsf.fi/

v)   Geological Society of America
     http://www.aescon.com/geosociety/index.htm

vi)  UK Geological Society
     http://www.bris.ac.uk/Depts/Geol/gig/gig.html

vi)  AAPG
     http://www.geobyte.com/AAPG

vii) Geological Survey of Japan
     http://www.aist.go.jp/GSJ/

viii) American Geological Institute
     http://www.agiweb.org/

ix) The Paleontological Society
     http://www.uic.edu/orgs/paleo/homepage.html

x)  The American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists
     http://www.geology.utoronto.ca/AASP

xi) The British Antarctic Survey
     http://www.nerc-bas.ac.uk

xii) The American Geophysical Union
     http://earth.agu.org/kosmos/homepage.html

xiii) Americal Association of Petroleum Geologists
     http://www.NeoSoft.com/aapg/

xiv) The Association of Polish Geomorphologists
     http://hum.amu.edu.pl/~sgp/welcome.html

     -- The Virtual Geomorphologist
     http://hum.amu.edu.pl/~sgp/gw/gw.htm

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