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AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) - Search a bibliographic database of citations to the literature of agriculture [Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS); National Agricultural Library (NAL)]
Aerial Photography Field Office (AFPO) of the Farm Service Agency - Access to more than 10,000,000 images [Department of Agriculture (USDA), Farm and Foreign Agriculture Services]

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Biological Characterization. - Links to NBII partners GAP, LUHNA, and VegMapping, an NBII Information Node. [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
Biological Science by State - Links to national biological resources from a geographic perspective [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

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Coastal Services Center - The center focuses on habitat, coastal hazards, and smart coastal growth [Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]

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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 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 Efficiency and Natural Resources - INEEL's Energy Efficiency and Natural Resources home page. [Department of Energy (DOE), Idaho National Engineering and Environmental laboratory (INEEL)]
Energy and Environmental Policy Analysis - Provides analysis of energy and environmental issues of local, regional, national, and global importance [Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]
Energy-Related Laboratory Equipment (ERLE) - Grants equipment to institutions of higher education for energy-related research [Department of Energy (DOE); Office of Science]
Environmental Management Science Program (EMSP) Reports and Publications - Provides access to a searchable web site with links to environment-related research accomplishments, reports, project fact sheets, posters, summary fact sheets, exhibit materials, and press releasesposters, summary fact sheets, exhibit materials, and pres [Department of Energy (DOE)]
Environmental Protection Agency Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Water, Agriculture: Nonpoint Source Pollution. - This site is a list of EPA and non-EPA sites related to agriculture. The non-EPA sites include various organizations and agencies that provide general and specific information on resources pertaining to water quality and agriculture. [Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

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Federal Geographic Data Committee - Coordinates the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure [Ad Hoc Organizations; Federal Geographic Data Committee]
Fish and Wildlife National Image Library - Download public domain still photographs of wildlife, plants, National Wildlife Refuges and other scenics, as well as wildlife management work [Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]
Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. - Resources compiled by NBII about fish and fishing, an NBII Information Node. [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

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General Curriculum - Educational resources on general biology compiled by the NBII [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
Geodata.gov - One stop for Federal, State, & Local Geographic Data. [Department of the Interior]
Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) - The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)contains information about almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
Geospatial Data Gateway - Provides easy and consistent access to natural resource data [Department of Agriculture (USDA)]
Global Land Cover Facility (GLCF) - Makes available a variety of earth science data products including satellite imagery of the Earth, classified images of the Earth's land cover, coastal marsh health data, and tropical deforestation maps [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]

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Insects, Arachnids & Annelids - Website for links to USGS and non-USGS websites with information on insects, arachnids, and annelids suitable for students, arranged by grade levels [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

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Learning Room of the USGS Biological Resources Discipline - Designed especially for mid-elementary school age kids and up, lots of great information and resources are on these pages. You can learn about all kinds of biologically related subjects like hummingbirds, lichens, plants, and endangered species, to name [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

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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)]
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 Activities of the USGS Biological Resources Discipline - Links to national programs, including biomonitoring, bird banding, gap analysis, integrated taxonomy, breeding birds, nonindigenous species, and vegetation mapping. [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) - Links you to diverse biological databases, information products, and analytical tools maintained by government agencies, academic institutions, and non-government organizations [Multiple agencies involved]
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 Biological Information Infrastructure Program News. - News and project summaries from NBII and partners, an NBII Information Node. [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
National Cartography and Geospatial Center (NCGS) - Focuses on the development and training for digital technologies [Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)]
National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program - Homepage linking to National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program(NCGMP) components: FEDMAP for federal mapping projects, STATEMAP for state geological survey projects, and EDMAP for geologic mapping education projects [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
National Geodetic Survey (NGS) - Source of geodetic data and aerial photographs [Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]
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 Geospatial Data Clearinghouse - Search a collection of over 250 spatial data servers that have digital geographic data primarily for use in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), image processing systems, and other modeling software [Ad Hoc Organizations; In cooperation with the U.S. Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC)]
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]
North American Breeding Bird Survey - Factsheet. [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
North American Breeding Bird Survey - North American Breeding Bird Survey(BBS) is a cooperative program of the U.S.Geological Survey and Canadian Wildlife Service to monitor the status and trends of North American bird populations. Includes files of results, analyses and raw data [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

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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]

R:
Recreation site (USGS), your science gateway for safe and vital enjoyment of the outdoors - Gateway to useful USGS websites for recreation in nature watching and exploring, boating, camping, climbing, fishing, hiking,biking, and hunting, with links to maps, real-time streamflow, geology, photos, and plant and animal information [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
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)]
Residential Water Conservation - Provides information about why to conserve, how to conserve water at home, and how to save money [National Science Foundation (NSF), Science and Technology Centers (STC); Sustainability of Water Resources in Semi-Arid Regions (SAHRA) and the Depa]

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Science Information System (SIS) - Database of USGS Biological Resources\' research projects [Department of Agriculture (USDA); Biological Resources Division (BRD)]
Southern Appalachian Information Node (SAIN) - Gateway to southern Appalachian biological information with links to virtual area tours, species, data and models, partners, air and water quality, maps, invasive species, wild boar control, species identification, and news items [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); Southern Appalachian Information Node (SAIN).]
Sustainability of semi-Arid Hydrology and Riparian Areas (SAHRA) - Promotes sustainable management of water resources in semi-arid regions using efforts that span the physical and behavioral sciences [National Science Foundation (NSF), Science and Technology Centers (STC)]

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Teacher Online REsources, Botany. - Educational resources on botany compiled by the NBII, an NBII Information Node. [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
Teacher Online Resources, Aquatic Biology. - Educational resources on aquatic biology compiled by the NBII, an NBII Information Node. [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
Teacher Online Resources, Biodiversity & Environment. - Educational resources on biodiversity & environment compiled by the NBII, an NBII Information Node. [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
Teacher Online Resources, Mammals. - Educational resources on mammals compiled by the NBII, an NBII Information Node. [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
Teacher Online Resources, Reptiles & Amphibians. - Educational resources on herpetology compiled by the NBII, an NBII Information Node. [Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]
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)]
Tropical Rain Forest Information Center (TRFIC) - Provides Landsat and other high resolution satellite remote sensing data as well as digital deforestation maps and databases [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)]

U:
U.S. Forest Service Image Database - Search thousands of photographs taken at U.S. parks [Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service]
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)]


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