Geological Links

Links

- Geology.com: Current Events, Maps, Articles, Careers, Satellite Images

- AAPG-Rocky Mountain Section

- GOOGLE MAPS

- GOOGLE EARTH

- NASA World Wind

- Utah Geological Survey, The Rockhounder Rock & Mineral Collecting Sites

- Utah Geological Survey, GeoSights

- UTAH CORE RESEARCH CENTER, The facility currently holds cuttings from more than 3,500 drill holes; core samples from more than 700 drill holes.

PTTC Rockies Core Locator, FREE Access to 143,766 Cores from Collections Across 30 States

-Utah Geology.Com, "making utah's geology more accessible", authored by Lance Weaver, UGS. A cornucopia of SW Utah and Colorado Plateau geologic information.

- USGS GNIS Geographic Names Information System, data (including name, longitude/latitude, map quadrangle) of geographic features, e.g., populated places, campgrounds, summits, lakes, etc.  in US territories & states.

- Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names of the World: coordinates of WORLD features!

- Department of Natural Resources Library card catalogue, most of the UGS publications are downloadable.

- AGRC, Utah GIS Portal, all things Utah GIS!

- UGS, GIS, geologic map data files are produced from published or open-filed geologic maps, and include geologic units, contacts, map symbols, and other map information.

- EARTH EXPLORER, a source of USGS aerial photography, satellite images, and cartographic products!

- Aerial Photography Layers for Utah from the AGRC

- AGRC Base Maps, chock-full of Utah theme maps.

- Maps also from Utah Automated Geographic Reference Center (AGRC) is also a site of Utah theme maps including interactive sites such as Coal, Minerals, and Geothermal resources as well as GIS data that can be downloaded.

- USGS topographic maps online (TopoView)

- The National Atlas of the United States

- The National Geologic Database of the United States

- Free Utah DRG's (digital raster graphics), from Utah Division of Water Rights.

- GIS data from the Utah Automated Geographic Reference Center (AGRC), many Utah maps, NAD83 DRGs, county maps, DOQ's (digital 7.5 minute orthoquadrangles) are available.

- DRG's of Wyoming

- Nevada Bureau of Mines & Geology Internet Map Server

- Map Quest

- Distance between cities

- Road Trippers - Great tool for mapping road trips

-"Remote Sensing for Environmental Site Screening and Watershed Evaluation in Utah Mine Lands—East Tintic Mountains, Oquirrh Mountains, and Tushar Mountains" by Barnaby W. Rockwell, Robert R. McDougal, and Carol A. Gent: USGS SIR 2004-5241. Prepared in cooperation with the United States Environmental Protection Agency

-"Satellite Imaging Corporation is a global provider of Geospatial and high-resolution satellite image data from Satellite Sensors like IKONOS, QuickBird, LANDSAT, Spot-5, Aster and other sensors. We also provide Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services, and mapping solutions."

- Aerial Photography Layers for Utah from the AGRC

-EARTH EXPLORER: Query and order satellite images, aerial photographs, and cartographic products through the U.S. Geological Survey.  View satellite images before ordering to insure you are getting what you want.

-Free Utah DOQs compliments of Utah Automated Geographic Reference Center, Utah's clearinghouse of GIS data!  Some DOQs are in Color Infrared.

-TerraServer! Online images of the world,

- Earth Observatory

- European Observatory

- LANDINFO

- Google Earth: Images of the World!

- NASA World Wind: Images of the World!

- SEAMLESS EARTH: Seamless DEM, relief images of the earth by USGS.

- RADARSAT

- SPOT

- USGS EROS Data Center

- GLOBAL CHANGE MASTER DIRECTORY, A comprehensive directory about Earth science and global change data from federal and state agencies, research laboratories, universities, and international agencies. A clearinghouse of Earth Science databases ranging from Agriculture to Solid Earth collected in aircraft, balloons, space stations, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe

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- Mineral Database, Web Mineral, "This mineral database contains more than 5,000 pages of mineral data. Data includes stereo diagrams of crystal faces, that are animated to show all sides; and, pronunciation of mineral names (your computer must have speakers). There are 3,968 individual mineral species data descriptions with links."

- Mineral Database, Mindat, the largest mineral database and mineralogical reference website on the internet. This site contains worldwide data on minerals, mineral localities and other mineralogical information.

-Utah Geology.Com, "making utah's geology more accessible", authored by Lance Weaver, UGS. A cornucopia of SW Utah and Colorado Plateau geologic information.

--PTTC Rockies Core Locator, FREE Access to 143,766 Cores from Collections Across 30 States

-UTAH CORE RESEARCH CENTER, The facility currently holds cuttings from more than 3,500 drill holes; core samples from more than 700 drill holes. Open for Individual, Company, or Group Use. Samples may be examined on-site or borrowed for a period of up to six months.

Utah Core Research Center 240 North Redwood Road P.O. Box 146100 Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6100 801.537.3359, Fax 801.537.3400 email: peternielsen@utah.gov

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