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Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Mapping Project

This map, provided by the Alaska Geobotany Center, displays the vegetation and associated characteristics of the polar region.   Information on bioclimatic zones, bedrock, surficial geology, acidity of parent material, soils, hydrology, and remotely-sensed vegetation classification is included in the map.  A link to download a printable version of the map is available on the website, in addition...

https://www.geobotany.uaf.edu/cavm/
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) is an international agreement between 183 governments. Its aim is to "ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival." There is a species data base, as well as an image gallery of the various flora and fauna protected by the CITES agreement.

https://cites.org/
Groundwater: Wells

This webpage, provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, is part of the Water Science for Schools. The page information about types of wells, drilling and water levels. Links to many other water-related sites are also included.

https://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school/scie...
Query Form: Search the SDWIS (Safe Drinking Water Information System) Database

This U.S. EPA site allows users to locate any United States public water supply and determine whether that water source has had any recent violations of regulatory standards.  Users can search via a map or by entering the water system ID number.  Links to additional sites for information regarding the water quality of U.S. territories are also included.

https://www.epa.gov/enviro/sdwis-search
United Nations Division for Sustainable Development

This website, published by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs at the United Nations, offers various resources related to sustainable development across teh globe.  Topics covered range in subject matter; they include resources related to atmospheric pollution, food security and water and sanitation. 

https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/
Nonattainment Areas for Criteria Pollutants (Green Book)

Areas of the country where air pollution levels persistently exceed the national ambient air quality standards may be designated "nonattainment." This site offers information and maps regarding regions of the country which have been designated as nonattainment areas for each of the pollutants: Ozone, Carbon Monoxide, Nitrogen Dioxide, Sulfur Dioxide, Particulate Matter, Lead and all Criteria...

https://www.epa.gov/green-book
NCBI Reference Sequence (RefSeq)

The National Center for Biotechnology Information presents the first full release of all NCBI Reference Sequence (RefSeq) records. RefSeq "aims to provide a comprehensive, integrated, non-redundant set of sequences, including genomic DNA, transcript (RNA), and protein products for major research organisms." The database currently includes over 785,000 proteins from numerous organisms, and...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/refseq/
Nelson Diversity Surveys

This site provides results of and information about our diversity surveys, which determined demographics of tenured / tenure track faculty at pertinent departments of the "top 50" universities, ranked by NSF (National Science Foundation) according to research expenditures in that discipline. These are the first published data, disaggregated by gender, by race, and by rank, on faculty at the top 50...

http://drdonnajnelson.oucreate.com//diversity/Faculty_Tables...
Determining Land Cover Classification for the St. Louis River Watershed

Learning Unit Description:  The Integrated Geospatial Education and Technology Training (iGETT) presents a series of Learning Units (LU) designed to incorporate federal land remote sensing data into Geographic Information Systems (GIS) instruction. The Classifying Land Cover in Minnesota and Wisconsin LU, created by Elizabeth Sedgwick, uses the St. Louis River watershed in (the second largest...

Assessing the Impact of Tree Canopies on Urban Heat Islands in Virginia

Learning Unit Description: The Integrated Geospatial Education and Technology Training Project (iGETT) presents a series of Learning Units (LU) designed to incorporate federal land remote sensing data into Geographic Information System (GIS) instruction. The Assessing the Impact of Tree Canopies on Urban Heat Islands in Virginia LU, created by Fred Hoffman of Roanoke Valley Governor's School,...

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