Abandoned Mine Lands (Ohio)
Dr. Ann Harris, geology professor at YSU, has spent 30-years collecting mine information dating back to the 1800's. This site is a fairly complete mine list for the following counties in Northeast Ohio: Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana.
American Avalanche Association
Links to avalanche warning sites in the United States, Europe, and New Zealand.
Includes information on conservation of rivers, dams, watersheds, and allocation of water resources.
Arctic Theme Page
This NOAA site offers in-depth information on the arctic environment, such as wildlife and weather, as well as maps and images.
Blue Planet Biomes
Explore Earth's biomes and the different plants and animals that are found there.
Emergency Disasters Data Base
Created by the World Health Organization, this site lists natural and technological disasters all over the world. Search from 1909 to the present for hurricanes, tsunamis, droughts, floods, industrial accidents and more.
Encyclopedia of Earth
This scholarly site offers quality information on the earth and its natural environments, as well as current news and a discussion forum.
Frank Potter's Science Gems
This site contains subject links to all sorts of science information. Teachers will like the lesson plans; students in search of ideas for science projects will find lots of ideas here.
Geo-guide is a searchable database of scholarly web sites devoted to the earth sciences and mining. Sites include academic and governmental institutions, and can be found by using the search function or by browsing. There are also links to scholarly journals online providing full-text articles.
Marcellus and Utica Shale
This site provides information about Marcellus and Utica Shale from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, including the procedures used in drilling and environmental issues.
National Earthquake Information Center
Tour the virtual earthquake library at the national data center and archive for earthquake information.
National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC)
Everything you ever wanted to know about the oceans!
Dr. Bob Stewart of Texas A&M University is the authority behind this comprehensive look at the world's oceans. Searching is by topic or keyword.
Ohio Geological Survey
Find out everything about Ohio geology at this site including information on Marcellus and Utica Shale, abandoned underground mines, and Ohio earthquakes. The section on education includes geology-related projects and files that will be helpful to Ohio students of all ages.
USGS Geology Division
Find earthquake bulletins, research and educational information at this site. An "Ask a Geologist" feature is also provided.