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Use "Map-a-Planet" to customize and download your own images of the Moon, Mars, Venus, and other planets and moons. View beautiful planetary images and topography from various missions. Explore a planetary GIS database consisting of digital geologic maps, feature maps, topography, and remote-sensing data.
This online public library is available free to those with an IP address in the state of Florida. Contains comprehensive information in many fields, including geology. Access to books, journals, and other types of materials is available.
From daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings and climate monitoring to fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce, NOAA’s products and services support economic vitality and affect more than one-third of America’s gross domestic product. NOAA’s dedicated scientists use cutting-edge research and high-tech instrumentation to provide citizens, planners, emergency managers and other decision makers with reliable information they need when they need it.
Gain an understanding of the forces that shape our continents through this map (This Dynamic Planet) showing tectonic plates, earthquakes, volcanoes, and impact craters. Includes a link to This Dynamic Earth, the most referenced source on plate tectonics.
Did you feel an earthquake today? Check out real-time earthquake information, record your own earthquake observations, and sign up for automatic earthquake notification. Explore links to ShakeMaps, earthquake FAQs, summary maps, historic information, preparedness, and more.
Welcome to the largest earth science library in the world! Established in 1879 to build and organize a collection of scientific materials in the earth sciences, the U.S. Geological Survey Library is now the largest library for earth sciences in the world. The Libraries Program includes four central libraries and is part of Core Science Systems within the USGS.
Learn about volacanoes in the U.S. and around the globe! Check out the Volcano Status Map for real-time information, read volcano FAQs, download educaitonal poster, view volcano movies, and explore additional teaching resources.
Welcome to the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Water Science School. We offer information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.