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Africa Data Dissemination Service (ADDS) - Hydrology, agricultural, vegetation, and other data are available for Africa as part of the Famine Early Warning System Network [Ad Hoc Organizations, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)]
Alaska Geospatial Data Clearinghouse (AGDC) - Clearinghouse for the description and availability of multiple geospatial datasets relating to Alaska from many federal, state and local cooperating agencies under the coordination of the Alaska Geographic Data Committee [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
Ask USGS - Gateway to easy access for new visitors, students, and general audiences to the array of USGS information on the web with links to the USGS at work, events, news, how to get answers to questions, buying maps and products, and educational resources [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
Atmospheric Sciences Data Center - Processing, archiving, and distributing Earth science data [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Langley Research Center (LaRC)]

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Biological Resources of the USGS - Homepage for the Biological Resources Discipline of the USGS providing links to scientific programs, organization, and special features [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

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Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC) and the World Data Center for Atmospheric Trace Gases - Information on the greenhouse effect and global climate change [Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]
Coastal and Marine Geology Program of the USGS - Describes marine and coastal geologic systems [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
Crustal Dynamics Data Information System (CDDIS) - Supports data archiving and distribution activities for the space geodesy and geodynamics community [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]

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Earth Observatory - Obtain new satellite imagery and scientific information about our home planet [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]
Earth Observing System (EOS) - Supports a coordinated series of polar-orbiting and low inclination satellites for long-term global observations of the land surface, biosphere, solid Earth, atmosphere, and oceans [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]
Earth Resources Observation Systems (EROS) Data Center - Access to products archived at the EROS Data Center, Sioux Falls, SD, including aerial photography, remote sensing data, satellite imagery, maps, and elevation data with product search retrieval and ordering information [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); Earth Resources Observation Systems (EROS) Data Center (EDC)]
Earth Science Educator - An educational portal site of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center\'s Earth Sciences Directorate [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)]
Earth Sciences Portal (ESP) - A searchable links directory and a web crawler search engine that spans all the web-based information of the NASA Goddard Earth Sciences Directorate [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)]
Earth Sciences Subject Bibliography - Provides information about earth science publications available for sale from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore [Government Printing Office]
Earth from Space - Astronaut photography of Earth with the location and a description of over 400,000 photographs [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Johnson Space Center (JSC)]
Energy-Related Laboratory Equipment (ERLE) - Grants equipment to institutions of higher education for energy-related research [Department of Energy (DOE); Office of Science]
Environmental Energy Technologies Division (EETD) - Develops technology that uses, converts and stores energy more efficiently and with less environmental impact, and studies the link between energy use and the environment [Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]
Environmental Science Network (ESN) - Search environmental and waste management information related to cleaning up the nation's nuclear complex [Department of Energy (DOE); Office of Basic and Applied Research (OBAR), Office of Scientific and Techn]

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Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth - 350,000 astronaut photographs of Earth [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Johnson Space Center (JSC)]
Geodata.gov - One stop for Federal, State, & Local Geographic Data. [Department of the Interior]
Geomagnetism - Determine various geomagnetic parameters for any place on Earth [Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)]
Global Change Data and Information System (GCDIS) - Locates multiagency news, data, publications, and research [Ad Hoc Organizations; U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP)]

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HazardMaps.gov - Offers a living atlas of hazards data and map services covering Earthquakes, Floods, Hail Storms, Land Subsidence, Landslides, Special Events, Tornadoes, Tropical Cyclones, Tsunami Events, Volcanic Hazards, and Windstorms [Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]

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Information About Projects Associated With the LLNL Hazards Mitigation Center (HMC) - Provides information on hazards mitigation analyses and resources [Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)]

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LLNL Site 300 Continuously Operating Reference Station - Provides links to information about High Explosive-Test Facilities, Continuously Operating Reference Stations, and Global Positioning System satellite data [Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)]
Lawrence Livermore Program Publications - Provides links to published reports, abstracts, periodicals, brochures, and newsletters sorted by technology area [Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)]

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NOAA Photo Library - The collection spans centuries of time and much of the natural world from the center of the Earth to the surface of the Sun [Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]
NOAAServer - Search various NOAA environmental databases [Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]
NTIS Database - The central source to locate millions of scientific and technical publications from government agencies [Department of Commerce (DOC), National Technical Information Service (NTIS)]
National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) Metadata Clearinghouse. - The NBII Metadata Clearinghouse contains standardized metadata-based descriptions to assist in locating and accessing useful biological data sets, information products, and applications software in a distributed network of cooperating data sources. [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), National Biologi]
National Environmental Data Index (NEDI) - Facilitate access to agency environmental data holdings [Multiple agencies involved]
National Geologic Map Database - We can help you find information about maps and related data for: geology, hazards, earth resources, geophysics, geochemistry, geochronology, paleontology, and marine geology [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) - Access geophysical data covering glaciology, marine geology and geophysics, paleoclimatology, solid earth geophysics, and habitat and ecosystems [Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]
National Satellite Land Remote Sensing Data Archive - Archive does long-term preservation and access for satellite remote sensing data and imagery Landsat and AVHRR. Links to locating and ordering imagery, international collaborators, advisory committee, and Earthshots satellite photos [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); Earth Resources Observation Systems (EROS) Data Center (EDC)]
NationalAtlas.gov - Delivers authoritative views of scientific, societal, and historical information; Map format that can be customized with different datasets [Ad Hoc Organizations, Smithsonian Institution; and other Government agencies]

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ORNL Research Libraries - Provides links to ORNL Research Library holdings [Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Publications - Provides links to ORNL\'s S&T; publications, catalogs, magazines, newsletters, and reports [Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Science and Technology - Provides links to science and technology resources [Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Technical Publications - Provides links to technical documents and reports [Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]
Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management. - OCRWM develops and manages a federal system for disposing of spent nuclear fuel. [Department of Energy (DOE)]
Operational Significant Event Imagery - Find high-resolution, detailed imagery of significant environmental events such as fires, floods, icebergs, severe weather, volcanoes [Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]
Our dynamic desert landscape - Overview of studies of fragile and active landscape of the American Southwest deserts, including projects on geologic mapping, surface processes, remote sensing research, ecological processes, and earthquake hazard applications. [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); Geologic Division. Western Region Earth Surface Processes Team.]

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Quick Species Search - Search the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) for species information [Multiple agencies involved; and Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), National Bio]

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Research Library - Provides links to resources in Los Alamos National Laboratory's Research Library including information by subject, multiple data collections, and a multi-database search tool [Department of Energy (DOE), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)]

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Teacher Online Resources: Activities by State. - Access to online resources that offer educational opportunities at state and regional parks, museums, zoos, educational centers, and research facilities, an NBII Information Node. [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

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U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) - Homepage for the U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior, serving as portal to all USGS information with search options, USGS in the news, most frequently requested topics, and access to major categories of USGS information [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
U.S. National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) - Access to satellite geodata and images [Department of Defense (DOD)]
United States Antarctic Resource Center - Archive of Antarctic maps, charts, satellite images, and photographs produced by the United States and other member nations of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

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WINDandSEA - A gateway to oceanic and atmospheric issues [Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]
Western Region Coastal and Marine Geology Program - Site for Western Region Coastal and Marine Geology Program conducting scientific research in the coastal and offshore areas of California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii, and other US Pacific Islands [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Geology Field Center - Site with links to projects of the field center of the Woods Hole Coastal Marine Geology Program on underwater areas between shorelines and the deep ocean, off the U.S. East Coast, the Gulf of Mexico, and in parts of the Caribbean and Great Lakes [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]


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