This is a search engine that searches documents from all science-related agencies in the US government. It's a great place to look for governmental reports or research if you're not sure which agencies might be involved. The search takes a while for to complete, so you'll need a bit of patience.
The EPA has a ton of great information dealing with the environment, but it's a frustrating site to use. I generally start by using the search box on the front page, or going to the A-Z index linked from the upper right corner.
An Internet resource for weather and environmental information in Canada. Green Lane TM helps connect Canadians, exchange information and share knowledge for environmental decision-making (Canada's EPA).
A good beginning resource to research international forestry, particularly in developing countries. Includes forest resources, management, production and services, assessment and monitoring, people and forests, sector analysis, institutions, and interdisciplinary issues.
This searchable site contains more than 8,000 links related to radioactive waste management. The content varies from government information on agencies, laws & regulations, technical reports, news, etc.
Web-based version of a wonderful publication by the USGS (which is in our Reference area, QH104 .S74 1997 v.1 & 2). Contains information on "the health of the nation's plants, animals, and ecosystems ...It synthesizes existing and new information about birds, mammals, fishes, plants, and other species and summarizes what is known about the status and trends of major U.S. ecosystems. The findings reported here offer valuable insight into both successes and failures in resource management and point the way to better management of biological resources in the future."
Provides access to citations for DOE technical reports from January 1, 1994 to present. The database is searchable by title, author, keyword, subject category and date of publication. Citations include a brief abstract and ordering information.
over 500 databases and Web sites containing information and resources pertaining to science and technology of interest to the Department of Energy, with an emphasis on the physical sciences. By the Office of Scientific & Technical Information.
Yet another example of how well the government is utilizing the Internet to disseminate information! This site has information (including fire ecology, fire effects, distribution and other general ecological information) for hundreds of species of plants and animals. Also includes an extensive list of references. Easy to navigate and use.
Contains information about geographic features in the United States. Includes feature name, type, location (including latitude, longitude and elevation), and a list of topographic maps. Also links to the Census Bureau's Tiger Map Server for location and the EPA's site for watershed information on each feature.
Here you can search the CIESIN Gateway, access data (China Data Collection, Environmental Treaty Texts the Global Population Database and the Mexico Data Collection), use interactive applications, access information systems and instructional resources, all related to earth science.
Contains information about the USGS, including history, contacts, grant and contracts, customer service reports, fact sheets, publications and data. Includes links to other USGS sites (e.i. geology, biology, natural resources, mapping and water resources).
Provides incisive summaries of current events and issues related to the Greenhouse Effect, such as global warming, sources of greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide sinks, sunspots, and international agreements.
Provides access to the report and other documents of the World Food Summit, held in 1996 in response to widespread undernutrition and growing concern about the capacity of agriculture to meet future food needs.