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Educational Sites (.edu)
Government Sites (.gov)
Organizations (.org)
Information Resources
Consultants
Registered Geologists and
Geophysicists in San Diego County
Drilling & Excavation
Hardware and Software
Environmental Geology, Paleoclimate
Field trips
Oil, Gas, Geothermal Energy
Geology Publishers and Book Dealers
Geology Search Engines
Archeology, Culture, Gems, etc.
Image Libraries - Earth & Space
Maps
Weather
Personal Sites

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EDUCATIONAL GEOLOGY WEB SITES

Arizona State University - Geological Sciences
Bryson Burke Diamond Corporation: Teaching about Diamonds...
California Institute of Technology
Cal Tech fault map
Cal Tech Seismological Lab
California Shore & Beach Preservation Assn.
Dibblee Geological Foundation
Gemological Institute of America
Geology.com (public interest links)
Hubble Space Telescope
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Northern Arizona University - School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability
Ocean Drilling Program
San Diego State University Geology Department
How Volcanoes Work
Smithsonian Institution
Paleo Art (historical art, illustration techniques from the Smithsonian Institution)
Southern California Earthquake Data Center
Stanford University
University of California - Berkeley
UC Museum of Paleontology
University of California - Irvine
University of California - Los Angeles
University of California - Riverside
University of California - Santa Barbara
University of California - Scripps Institution of Oceanography
SIO-CalSpace Earthguide (documentation of live expeditions)
SIO Library resources
Univ. of North Carolina (petrology - thin sections)
University of Otago, New Zealand - paleontology
University of San Diego
University of Southern California
Petroleum Technology Transfer Council (USC)
Volcano World (by University of North Dakota and NASA)
Wikibooks - Historical Geology

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GOVERNMENT GEOLOGY WEB SITES

City/County/Regional
City of San Diego
City of San Diego - Municipal Code - Geotechnical Exploration regs.
SanGIS and SANDAG (San Diego County GIS database)
San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board: (includes an electronic copy of the basin plan)

State
California State Home Page
California Department of Conservation (parent agency of Division of Mines & Geology and Division of Oil & Gas)
CDC Division of Mines & Geology (accelleration contour map of California)
California Department of Consumer Affairs (The California Board of Geologists and Geophysicists - registration information)
California Department of Fish and Game
California Department of Water Resounces (locations and permitting information for public water supply wells)
California Department of Water Resounces, Southern Distict
California Geology magazine
California State Mining and Geology Board (meeting notices and related information)
State Board of Registration for Geologists and Geophysicists
State Water Resources Control Board:
Southern California Earthquake Data Center

United States
Bureau of Land Management store (books, maps, and other goodies)
Department of Energy
NASA
NASA-JPL (very cool science site)
National Wildlife Refuge System
OSWER/Superfund Directives
USEPA OSWER Directives
USEPA Home page
U.S. Geological Survey
USGS Earthquake Hazards
USGS Geohazards
USGS Hydrology - Water Resources
USGS National Geologic Map Database

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GEOLOGY ORGANIZATION WEB SITES

AAAS Science Magazine
American Association of Petroleum Geologists
American Geological Institute
Arizona Hydrological Society
Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists
California Coastal Records Project (historical air photos of California coast)
California Council of Geoscience Organizations
Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change
Coast Geological Society (Ventura County)
Denver Region Exploration Geologists' Society
Dibblee Geological Foundation
Earth Science Week
Geological Socity of America
Geotimes
Groundwater Resources of California
Houston Geological Socity
Inland Geological Society
Los Angeles Basin Geological Society
Nation Ground Water Assoc.
Northwest Geological Society (Pacific Northwest, includes Canada - extensive earth science links lists)
Pacific Section AAPG
Pacific Section SEPM
San Diego Environmental Professionals
San Diego Lapidary Society
San Diego Natural History Museum
San Joaquin Geological Society
Southern California Earthquake Data Center
Southern California Paleontological Society
South Coast Geological Society
TriNet (seismic information)
Water Education Foundation

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INFORMATION RESOURCES

OSWER/Superfund Directives
Research paper (Science etc)
San Diego Yellow Pages and Area Guide
USEPA Clean-Up Info

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GEOLOGY SEARCH ENGINES

GeoIndex (geo-environmental internet search engine)
Yahoo - Earth Sciences

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CONSULTANTS

Earth Consultants International
Geocon Inc.
GeoSoils, Inc.
Geotechnics Incorporated
Group Delta Consultants, Inc.
Hargis + Associates, Inc.
Kleinfelder
Ninyo & Moore
Southern California Soil & Testing, Inc.
Southwest Geophysics, Inc.
Testing Engineers - San Diego
Transglobal Environmental Geochemistry

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DRILLING & EXCAVATION SERVICES

Cascade Drilling
Gregg Drilling (includes California Permit Requirements listed by County)
H&P Mobile GeoChemistry, Inc. (Direct-push drilling, and soil, groundwater, and vapor sampling)
Pacific Drilling Co. (specialty - limited access rigs)
Prosonic Corporation (office in Signal Hill)

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COMPUTER HARDWARE & SOFTWARE

Haestad Methods - Hydrology software
L and R Instruments, Inc. (geophysical instruments and software)
Microsoft Terraserver

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ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY, PALEOCLIMATE

Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change
Desert USA (US Southwestern deserts including publication list and upcoming events.)
Roadside Geology and Biology of Baja California
San Diego Environmental Professionals

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FIELD TRIP LINKS

Anza-Borrego - California State Parks
California Geological Survey - The California Geotour
Desert USA (US Southwestern deserts including publication list and upcoming events.)
Links compiled by Professor John Butler at the University of Houston
Mission Trails Regional Park
Roads & Trails in the California Mojave Desert

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OIL, GAS, GEOTHERMAL ENERGY

American Association of Petroleum Geologists
California Oil Museum (formerly Union Oil Museum in Santa Paula, Ventura County)
Davis-Namson Consulting Geologists (well log digitizing service in the LA Area)
Natural Oil and Gas Seeps in California (USGS)
Oil and Gas Maps
Pacific Section AAPG
Pacific Section SEPM
Petroleum Technology Transfer Council/USC
Platts Global Energy

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PUBLISHERS AND BOOK DEALERS

2Neat Books (specializing in out-of-print geology papers and and journals)
Nevada Mineral and Book Company
PaleoPublications (rare and out-of-print books on paleontology, geology, and other natural history subjects)
Sunbelt Publications Bookstore recommended subsection:
Geology & Mineralogy (publisher and wholesale book dealer for natural science and outdoor adventure books)

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ARCHEOLOGY, CULTURE, GEMS, ETC.

Affiliation of Christian Geologists
California History and Culture Conservancy (Early California & San Diego History)
Kristalle (gold, minerals, meteorites, fossils)
Paleo Art (historical art, illustration techniques from the Smithsonian Institution)
San Diego Mineral & Gem Society
San Diego Railroad Museum

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IMAGE LIBRARIES - EARTH & SPACE

Geo-Tech Imagery Intl.
Google Earth launch page
Heavens Above satellite predictor
Landsat Missions (USGS)
Moon Calendar (forcast moon phases)
NASA
Open Topography Portal
SIO Visualization Center
terraserver.microsoft.com (includes USGS and Soviet satellite photos but watch out for copyright violation if you use anything from this site)

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MAPS

Bureau of Land Management store (books, maps, and other goodies)
CaSIL - The California Spatial Information Library
City of San Diego - GIS - interactive maps
MapBlast
Maps On Us
Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County this is the former US Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service, air photo collection covering the County.
Thomas Bros. Guides
U.S. Census Bureau's Mapping and Cartographic Resources
USGS National Geologic Map Database
Xerox PARC MapWeb Server

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WEATHER

Intellicast Weather Site
Interactive Weather Information Network
The Weather Channel

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PERSONAL GEOLOGY WEB SITES

Phil Farquharson
Sarah Gray - University of San Diego
Chris Metzler - MiraCosta College
Gary Peterson - San Diego State University
Christopher Scotese - Paleomap Project
Anne Sturz - University of San Diego

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