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Reactive Nitrogen–Cycling Through the Atmosphere and Ecosystem
Learn about the sources, effects, and consequences of nitrogen deposition in our environment. Interactive Diagram
The Ozone Hole Tour : Home Page
The Ozone Hole Tour is a multimedia educational journey of discovery. Find out about the history of the discovery of the hole, the science behind it and what scientists are doing to understand it.
The Living Edens: Manu, Peru's Hidden Rain Forest
Along the eastern base of the Andes is a great red and winding river named Manu - the life blood and main highway for the Manu Biosphere Reserve.
- Earth Science Videos -
A collection of earth science videos
Earth's Atmosphere - Zoom Astronomy
Learn about the Earth and the Earth's atmosphere.
Precipitation: hail, rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow
When cloud particles become too heavy to remain suspended in the air, they fall to the earth as precipitation. Precipitation occurs in a variety of forms; hail, rain, freezing rain, sleet or snow.
Earth Science Explorer
Graphic guide to making healthy choices in your diet
Earth's water--surface water, ground water, and more
Earth's water: How much is there? Where is it located? And lots more. USGS's Water Science for Schools site.
Sea and Sky: The Sea
sea reefs ocean
The Geysers of Yellowstone
Formation of the Yellowstone Caldera. Yellowstone National Park is home to some 10,000 thermal features, over 500 hundred of which are geysers. In fact, Yellowstone contains the majority of the worlds geysers
Earthquake Hazards Program - USGS
he USGS Earthquake Hazards Program is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program . We monitor and report earthquakes, assess earthquake impacts and hazards, and research the causes and effects of earthquake
Explorers Club: When Greenville Turned Brown
A small town called Greenville was a nice place to live, With forests and ponds, it had lots to give. The people were happy in this little town, Until something happened and Greenville turned brown.
Old Faithful Geyser of Napa Valley Califorina
California's Old Faithful Geyser, a pectacular, nature-directed performance.
Undersea Electronic Field Trip
JASON Project, a year-round scientific expedition is designed to engage students in science and technology. Students post results of their local field investigations online, to initiate electronic collaborations with students around the world, and compare and contrast research findings to help them develop hypotheses.
Earth Science Missions
The objectives of this program are to provide the terrestrial and marine ecosystems.
The Desert Environment - DesertUSA
All you ever wanted to know about deserts, with emphasis on the desert of North American and their 4 main divisions -- the Chihuahuan, Great Basin, Mojave and Sonoran.