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Maps, Data, Publications, and Resources

Harvard Museum of Natural History (Cambridge, MA). at <>
Historical Cadastral Maps and Illustrations. at <>
Learning from the Fossil Record. at <>
List of geology and science blogs on at <>
NASA WorldWind. at <>
National Earth Science Education Standards. at <>
National Geologic Map Database. at <>
NEIGC Fieldtrip guidebooks for various parts of New England. at < lhanson/NEIGC/Guidebooks.html>
NeMO Explorer - virtual tour at the New Millennium Observatory, a seafloor observatory at an active underwater volcano. at <>
New England Intgercollegiate Geological Conference (NEIGC). at < lhanson/NEIGC/index.html>
The New England Seismic Network. at <>
News and Current events in Earth Science on at <>
OpenJUMP. at <>
Position Statements from the Geological Society of America Geology and Society Division. at <>
PostGIS. at <>
A primer on Plate Tectonics - from UC Berkely Museum of Paleontology. at <>
Quantum GIS. at <>
Reading Maps with a Critical Eye: Becoming an Informed Map Reader. at <>
Recent New England Earthquakes. at <>
Recent New England Earthquakes - Map. at <>
Recent USGS Publications for Massachusetts. at <>
Revolutionizing Earth System Science Education for the 21st Century - Report and Recommendations from a 50-State Analysis of Earth Science Education conducted by TERC for NOAA, Posted June 11, 2007. (PDF, 1.1 MB). at <>
Scanned "newer" 1:25K topographic maps (from MassGIS). at < information-massgis/datalayers/imquad.html>
School of Rock. at <>
Schoolyard Geology. at <>


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