Environmental Science Program

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Science and Environmental Links

Contents
Climate change links
Energy-related links
Environmental advocacy, conservation, and preservation organizations links
General biology, chemistry, environmental science links
Governmental agencies, museums, societies links
Hydrothermal vents links
Microbiology and medical links
Scientific journals and professional organizations links
Miscellaneous reports, statistics, etc., links

Climate change, etc.
Global warming: scientific evidence and responses to critics
Global warming: the latest from the EPA
Global warming: a paleoclimatology perspective (NOAA)
International Research Institute for Climate Prediction

Energy and related issues
Energy Information Administration (EIA) (from U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)  (from U.S. Dept. of Energy)
Nuclear power:  general information
Nuclear fusion as energy source
Petroleum:  information about supply and demand
Solar energy information
Power Tower (solar energy)
Wind power.org (not compatible with Netscape version 4)

General biology, chemistry, environmental information
Biodiversity of Mexico (images and descriptions of organisms)
Chemistry of everyday products
Evolution / intelligent design link
Lead:  history of industry advertising (lead industry attempts to promote lead use)
(note: tends to crash Netscape 4)
Periodic table of the elements
Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (info. about European environmental activities)
Ten Risky Places (site about risk evaluation)
Water Management Institute (information about water use, pollution, etc.)

Governmental agencies, museums, societies
American Museum of Natural History
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA)
Geological Survey (U.S. GS)
NASA's collection of photos from space
National Geographic Society
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
World Health Organization (WHO)

Hydrothermal vents
Description and pictures of vents and vent organisms
Videos of vents and vent organisms (a lot to see!!)
Educational site about vent exploration with some good pictures

Microbiology, microscopy, and medical sites
Giant list of microbiology sites (can be a challenging download....)
Bacteria living in extreme environments
The Microbial Zoo (fun site about microorganisms in different environments)
More microscopic images (electron and light microscopy)
Pathology: images and information

Scientific societies and journals
Free journals on line (links to many science journals)
American Society for Microbiology
Environmental Science and Technology on line
Nature on line
Science on line
Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
Society of Toxicology (SOT)

Miscellaneous reports, statistics, etc.
Johns Hopkins Population Reports
Transportation database:  safety, environmental impact, costs (requires Netscape 6 or higher)

Environmental advocacy, conservation, and preservation organizations
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
The Nature Conservancy
World Wildlife Fund (WWF)