The Earth Sciences Page
A portion of the Chesapeake Bay viewed from space. (Photo
NOAA Home Page - The official
home of the US National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration.
- An excellent website with an essential and up to date list
of all of the world's currently erupting volcanos.
Dive And Discover:
Expeditions to the Seafloor - An interactive web site designed
to immerse you in the excitement of discovery and exploration
of the deep seafloor.
PaleoMap Project - This
site has maps and animations of the geographic arrangements of
the Earth's continents going back as far as 1.1 billion years
Mineralogy Database -
An in depth listing of over 4,000 naturally occuring mineral
compounds complete with photographs and extensive physical data.
- Window to the Past - A good, basic introduction to paleontology,
yet still has enough information to hold the interest of more
advanced fossil buffs.
A "black smoker" hydrothermal vent at the Mid-Atlantic
(Photo courtesy OAR/National Undersea Research
Program (NURP); NOAA.)
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