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# Research Tools #
# Special Topics #
Link to Glossary. Icon shows a graphical letter G.
Link to various natural science-related glossaries.
Link to Geo-Resource. Icon shows a gem.
Explore helpful USGS resources, including maps, posters, books, fact sheets, and more.
Link to Careers in Sciences. Icon shows a beaker.
See how scientists map the planets, protect wildlife, and forecast volcanic eruptions. Also explore career, internship, or volunteer opportunities at USGS.
Link to Ask-a-Geologist. Icon shows a scientist.
Do you have a question about volcanoes, earthquakes, mountains, rocks, maps, and water?

Email a geologist.

Link to Earth Hazards. Icon shows an erupting volcano.
Understand why natural hazards, such as volcanoes and earthquakes, occur.

Link to Plants and Animals. Icon shows a deer.
See how our lives are interlinked to plants and animals.

Link to Real-time Information. Icon shows data numbers.
Connect to real-time information on earthquakes, volcanic activities, and water.

Link to Ecosystems
Understand the environment is the first step towards conservation of our land and resources.

Link to Rocks and Images. Icon shows a rock.
Rocks can tell us a lot about our environmental quality and provide information about what had happened in Earth's history.

Link to Water. Icon shows a river.
Where there is water, there is life.

Link to Maps and Images. Icon shows a map of the United States.
Explore geography and history through maps.

Link to Natural Resources.
Find out types of natural resources we may use.

# Fun Stuff #
Link to Image Wizard. Icon shows an animation of a butterfly flipping its wings.
Need images for your research? Image Wizard can help you find them.
Link to Map Wizard. Icon shows an animation of an aerial photo of a bridge merged into an illustrated bridge.
Let Map Wizard help you generate your own map or search for a USGS map.

Click to link to Learning Web home page   Basic Search

  Search Wizard
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Click to link to Fun Stuff Playtime Wizard

Image Wizard

Map Wizard



Click to link to Explorers Earth Hazards


Plants & Animals

Maps & Images

Rocks & Images

Real-time Info


Natural Resources

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