Geology Links

The Etymological Dictionary of Geology


U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

USGS Digital Elevation Models (DEM) by State
USGS Digital Raster Graphics (DRGs)
USGS Earth Explorer
USGS Geo Data
USGS Map Finder
USGS Publications (New)
USGS Publications (Search)
USGS Suggestions to Authors

USGS Water Resources Division

USGS Real-time Hydrologic Data

USGS National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC)

Seismicity of the United States

Recent Earthquake Activity in the United States

Central & Southeastern United States


Pacific Northwest Earthquake Information

Mount St. Helens



Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Map Store


Tennessee Geologist Licensee List (Select Geologist from the pull-down menu.)


University of Tennessee Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

University of Tennessee Institute for Geotechnology

University of Texas at Austin Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection


American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG)
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Association of Engineering Geologists (AEG)

Colorado Geological Survey

Geo-Institute of the ASCE

Karst Waters Institute

Knoxville Gem & Mineral Society (KGMS)

National Ground Water Association

Online College Degrees Guidebook (with links to many other education resources)

Tennessee Earth Science Teachers (TEST)

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Environmental Science Careers


Disaster Preparedness:

Earthquake Hazard Maps
Home Preparedness - What to do in an Earthquake
Apartment Rental Earthquake Preparedness
Disaster and Emergency Preparedness - Survival List
Earthquake Safety Guide
Disaster Preparedness Essentials
How to Prepare Your Home for an Earthquake
Earthquakes, Insurance, & Loss Prevention
Get ready for a major quake. What to do before — and during — a big one
Great Shakeout Earthquake Drills
Earthquakes for Kids
Beat the Quake! Earthquake Knowledge Game
Preparing for Disasters in Your Home: What to Buy, What to Skip
Emergency Preparedness Guide for Landlords
Disaster Preparedness for People With Disabilities
Disaster Preparedness for Pet Parents — Everything You Need to Know
Tornado Preparedness for People with Disabilities
Kids Guide for Building Disaster Supply Kits
How to Prepare for a Winter Storm
Disaster Preparedness for Livestock

Emergency Planning:

Emergency Preparedness Guidebook for Schools and Students
Red Cross Disaster Safety Checklist
Home Safety Checklist
Home Emergency and Disaster Safety
Fire Safety For People With Disabilities: A Reference Guide
Comprehensive Guide to Preventing House Fires
Earthquake Safety Checklists in Multiple Languages
Earthquake Recovery Resource Guide
Disaster Planning for Individuals with Disabilities
Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities
Fire Safety for People with Disabilities: A How-To Guide for Prevention and Evacuation
Hurricane Safety Checklist
Storm Spotting for Children

Financial Resources Following Natural Disasters:

Pre-disaster Financial Preparedness Checklist
Do You Need Disaster Insurance for Your Home?
How Mortgages are Affected in Disaster-Prone Areas
Disaster Planning: The Need for Business Storage in the Event of Severe Weather
Disasters and Financial Planning: A Guide for Preparedness
Recovering Financially After a Natural Disaster
Disaster Loans & Grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration

Recovering from a Natural Disaster:

Recovery from a Natural Disaster in College

Google Earth

Hydrogeologist's Home Page (links to hundreds of hydrogeological resources)

NASA World Wind

TerraServer (topo maps & satellite photos)

TopoZone (free online topo maps!)


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May 2, 2018