Broad term for all science related to the study of the earth.
Understanding earthquake hazards in urban areas - Evansville Area Earthquake Hazards Mapping Project [ More info] Evansville, Indiana, is near the Wabash Valley and New Madrid seismic zones and has experienced minor damage from earthquakes in the past 200 years. This fact sheet describes three types of USGS earthquake hazard maps for Evansville and surrounding areas.
United States National Strong-Motion Project (earthquakes) [ More info] National Strong-Motion Program home page with links to program news, recent events, and datasets of digitized accelerograms downloadable as PC (*.zip) and Unix (*.tar.z) files, data processing, stations, research, publications, and personnel.
Water science for schools: Earth's water [ More info] Educational site for elementary school students that tells the story of where, how much, and in what forms water exists on Earth.
Water science for schools: Earth's water - runoff [ More info] Site for elementary school students on runoff with links to information on rivers and watersheds, plus random link and glossary.
Water science for schools: Earth's water - surface water [ More info] Educational site for elementary school students with information on surface water (rivers, streams, lakes, floods).
Water science for schools: the Earth's water - ground water [ More info] Educational site for elementary schools students on ground water sources, ground water flow, and aquifers.
Water science for schools: where is Earth's water located? [ More info] Educational site for elementary school students on the distribution of water, water supply and water use.
Watershed scale response to climate change--Black Earth Creek Basin, Wisconsin [ More info] Mathematical models predict overall streamflow, runoff, subsurface flow, groundwater flow, and soil moisture in this area in response to four different greenhouse gas emission scenarios.
What on Earth is plate tectonics? [ More info] Discussion and diagrams on plate tectonics and the structure of the Earth for beginners with link to a detailed version: This Dynamic Earth for more information.
100-Year flood - It's all about chance [ More info] Explains the concept, probabilistic nature, and inherent uncertainties of the 100-year flood to those who are unfamiliar with this concept.
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