Helpful and Interesting Websites for Earth Sciences

1. Natural Resources Canada (Geological Survey of Canada) www.nrcan.gc.ca/gsc/education_e.html 

2. Geological Survey of Newfoundland and Labrador; Department of Mines and Energy. Contains educational and public awareness products, and online information and photos of geologic features of Newfoundland and Labrador, etc. An excellent site to visit on careers in the geosciences. www.gov.nf.ca/mines&en/education/ 

3. Department of Earth Sciences, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns Campus. Note the video message on careers in earth science, and photos. www.esd.mun.ca 

4. Discover Canada's Geosciences Heritage (educational) Try the "Mineral and Fossils" link. http://collections.ic.gc.ca/geoscience/ 

5. United States Geological Survey. http://www.usgs.gov

6. Geological Maps and Reports of Newfoundland and Labrador. www.geosurv.gov.nf.ca/map/nfmap.html 

7. Minerals by Name. Gives descriptions of minerals. http://mineral.galleries.com/minerals/by-name.htm 

8. Rockware Geologic Software (professional, educational, and free downloads) www.rockware.com 

9. NASA (space exploration) www.nasa.gov 

10. Biogeochemistry of Small Catchments (Environmental Research) www.icsu-scope.org/downloadpubs/scope51/contents.html 

11. Using a Compass (Magnetic Declination), Natural Resources of Canada. www.geolab.nrcan.gc.ca/geomag/magdec_e.shtml 

12. Canadian Soil Information System http://sis.agr.gc.ca/cansis/intro.html 

13. Canada Center For Remote Sensing (tutorials) www.ccrs.nrcan.gc.ca/ccrs/homepg.pl?e 

14. Careers in Oceanography www.palomar.edu/oceanography/links/careers.html and http://scilib.ucsd.edu/sio/guide/career.html 

15. Careers in the Geosciences http://www.agiweb.org/career/brochure/career97.html

16. Careers in Astronomy www.aas.org/education/career.html 

17. Careers in Geoscience (Canadian Geoscience Council)  http://www.science.uwaterloo.ca/earth/geoscience/careers.html

 

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