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An On-line Tour of State DOTs
Anatomy of a Reef …Virtual field trip through a classical Caribbean reef complex
Astronomy Picture of the Day …Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
Blue Beach Fossil Museum …Blue Beach is a world-class fossil site and is the official birthplace of vertebrate paleontology in Canada and is located near Hantsport, Nova Scotia.
Cairo Student Chapter Field Photos …Field trips organized through the University of Cairo.

Denver Earth Science Project …K-12 teachers focus on earth science curricula throughout the nation.
Derek's Oilfield Photography …Oilfield photos from Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
Dig Deeper …Animated illustration of Hydraulic Fracturing from America's Natural Gas Alliance.
Distance Calculator
Download-a-Dinosaur …several paper templates for printing out, coloring and folding.

Earth From Above …beautiful aerial imagery
Earth Inquiry …explore real-world phenomena.
Earth Science Week …national and international event focusing on a better understanding for the Earth Sciences and to encourage stewardship of the Earth.
Earth Scope …of interest for the K-12 science teachers as well as some Universities.
EasySolve Software LLC …software demos for the geoscience industry

EHS Freeware …by Donley Technology (Environment, Health and Safety tools)
Environmental Literacy Council …a site focusing on K-12 needs
Environmentally Friendly Resource Library - Natural Environmental Systems, LLC …Resource list of environment-focused sites including new, government, associations, publications and blogs.
For Kids Only (NASA)
From the Ground Up: The World of Oil …produced by the Paleontological Research Institute (PRI) this is a terrific resource on oil history and basic geology geared to the 13-15 year old.

Geography Network …Five map services and more. Zoom in on your favorite places and see great shaded relief images.
Gibson Consulting …gravity & magnetics exploration primer
History of the Oil Industry …with a focus on the North Sea and other areas around UK waters.
Indonesia Before / After Tsunami Satellite Photos …This demonstrates how quickly geology can change.
Jason Project

Kids' Web
Live Science …Imaginova™ is an integrated multimedia company capturing people’s fascination with space, science and technological innovation across consumer, education and professional markets.
Mineralogy Database …up-to-date and complete reference to mineral data and images
Mount St. Helens VolcanoCam …A static image of Mount St. Helens, taken from the Johnston Ridge Observatory that updates every five minutes.
NASA - Terra …A starting place for much of NASA's amazing photo/data images of the Earth.

Petrolog …free log analysis software.
Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary …The Oilfield Glossary is an illustrated, multidisciplinary source for oilfield definitions.
sedimentologie …Sedimentology in Swiss and North Africa- geological field trips photos and proposals-petroleum society in Geneva area.
Space Imaging …A gallery of some amazing satellite images
Super Croc …it was as big as T. rex with the jaws to match.

Texas Dinosaurs …Home page of Dr. Jon Baskin, Texas A&M-Kingsville professor features an extensive reference on Texas dinos.
USC Sequence Stratigraphy Web …through text, images, and short movies provides an instant understanding of the principles of sequence stratigraphy
USGS Education Sites,USGS Education Sites …Sites that promote scientific literacy in all ages., Sites that promote scientific literacy in all ages.
USGS quads …Free USGS quad locator utility
Volcano Live …live volcano cams, breaking volcano eruption news, the latest satellite images of active volcanoes, and suggested travel spots for die-hard volcano fans.

The Yoho-Burgess Shale Foundation …world's most significant fossil discovery. Located in the Canadian Rockies, check out the enrichment centre, the hikes and much, much more.

Virtual Field Trips Courtesy of...

... Anatomy of a Reef:
Virtual field trip through a classical Caribbean reef complex
...Santa Monica College
Over 400 virtual geology field trips and hundreds of geology links have been provided by students and faculty at Santa Monica College. This is a work in progress so visit often.

American Association of Petroleum Geologists
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