Earth Science Resources

Earth Science
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Earth Science deals with the planet earth. Includes  ecology, geology, GIS, oceanography, physical geography, and sustainable living.

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Association of American State Geologists: AASG. Find local geological societies and more.

AWSM: This site offers various tools, including ones related to this article’s topics. Convert coordinates: From Universal Transverse Mercator(UTM) to Geographic coordinate system(latitude, longitude); Or reverse. Convert Ellipsoids.

Department of the Interior: “Protecting America’s Great Outdoors and Powering Our Future. The U.S. Department of the Interior protects America’s natural resources and heritage, honors our cultures and tribal communities, and supplies the energy to power our future.”[1] Various Organisations are controlled under DOI.

Google Earth: Pro version free now as well.

Grass GIS: Open Source Geographic Resources Analysis Support System, GIS software.

International Cartographic Association

Open Street Map: Open source alternative to Google-Maps.

OSSIM: Advanced image processing and geospatial data fusion.

QGIS: Opensource Geographical Information System.

SIS(tm): Spatial information system. Java library for developing geospatial applications.

Snazzy Maps: Google Maps is amazing already, but this helps you to personalize your experience via styles and colors.

The Encyclopedia of Earth

The National Map: Your source for Topographic Information. Visual Viewer.

The OCG: Open Geospatial consortium. Open standards geospatial data.

Wisconsin View: Aerial imagery.

United States Geological Survey Resources

‘Science for the changing world.’ – USGS

Education Resources: For teachers or parents, or anyone who wants to learn! Grades k to 12; and Undergraduate as well.

Publications Warehouse: Over 150,000 publications by USGA scientists.

Science Explorer: Browse USGS science programs and activities.

The National Geologic Map Database: Developing a distributed archive of standardized geo-science information for the nation.

Mission Areas: Information about major topics for USGS.

Multimedia Gallery: Find earth science related multimedia. All items are in the public domain unless otherwise noted.

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[1] Who We Are by Department of the Interior, found on, licensed under CC0 1.0.