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Maps, Data, Publications, and Resources

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 <>
The Science Education Resource Center at Carlton College. at <>
Soil survey GIS layers for Massachusetts. at <>
Tapestry of Time and Terrain. at <>
The U-Mass Geosciences publication series. at <>
UNH Historic Map Library for New England. at <>
USGS Educational Resources. at <>
USGS Groundwater Watch. at <>
USGS Publications Warehouse. at <>
USGS Water Resources of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. at <>
Virtual Courseware - online activities related to earthquakes, global warming, hydrology, and geologic dating. at <>


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