UMass Sesquicentennial

Maps, Data, Publications, and Resources

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 <>
Recent USGS Publications for Massachusetts. at <>
Recent New England Earthquakes - Map. at <>
Recent New England Earthquakes. at <>
Reading Maps with a Critical Eye: Becoming an Informed Map Reader. at <>
Quantum GIS. at <>
A primer on Plate Tectonics - from UC Berkely Museum of Paleontology. at <>
PostGIS. at <>
Position Statements from the Geological Society of America Geology and Society Division. at <>
Outside the Loop . at <>
OpenJUMP. at <>
Northeast States Emergency Consortium. at <>
News and Current events in Earth Science on at <>
The New England Seismic Network. at <>
New England Intgercollegiate Geological Conference (NEIGC). at < lhanson/NEIGC/index.html>
New England Geothermal Professional Association. at <>
NeMO Explorer - virtual tour at the New Millennium Observatory, a seafloor observatory at an active underwater volcano. at <>
NEIGC Fieldtrip guidebooks for various parts of New England. at < lhanson/NEIGC/Guidebooks.html>
National Science Education Standards. at <>
National Park Service Teacher Resources. at <>
National Geologic Map Database. at <>
National Geodetic Survey Data Explorer. at <>
National Earthquake Information Center, Earthquake Hazards Program. at <>
Massachusetts earthquake information from the USGS.
National Earth Science Education Standards. at <>
NASA WorldWind. at <>



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