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

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EDUCATIONAL GEOLOGY WEB SITES

Arizona State University - Geological Sciences
California Institute of Technology
Cal Tech Seismological Lab
Southern California Earthquake Data Center
California Shore & Beach Preservation Assn.
Data Science Programs - Guide for Students Looking for a Degree in Data Science
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
Petroleum Technology Transfer Council
San Diego State University Geology Department
How Volcanoes Work
Smithsonian Institution
Southern California Earthquake Data Center
Stanford University
Syracuse University (lava experiments)
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
University of North Carolina (tectonics and petrology)
University of Otago, New Zealand - paleontology
University of San Diego - College of Arts and Sciences
University of Southern California
Volcano Teaching Resources
Volcano World Oregon State University (individual volcanos listed: Volcano Table)
Wikibooks - Historical Geology

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GOVERNMENT GEOLOGY WEB SITES

City/County/Regional
City of San Diego
City of San Diego - Municipal Code - 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
Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists (registration information)
California State Home Page
California Department of Conservation
CDC Regulatory Maps
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
California Department of Water Resources (locations and permitting information for public water supply wells)
California Geology magazine
California State Mining and Geology Board (meeting notices and related information)
State Water Resources Control Board:

United States
Bureau of Land Management
Department of Energy
NASA
NASA-JPL (very cool science site)
NASA total eclipse (in US 2017 - for eclipse chasers)
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 Geologic Maps
Earth Science Week
Geological Society of America
Geotimes
Groundwater Resources of California
Houston Geological Society
Imperial Valley Desert Museum
Inland Geological Society
Los Angeles Basin Geological Society
National 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

Mining Terms Explained A to Z (published by Anglo American)
San Diego Yellow Pages
Superfund Regulatory Complience
USEPA Clean-Up Info

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EARTHQUAKE INFO AND PREPAREDNESS

Did You Feel It? - USGS reporting page
Southern California ShakeOut Scenario
Temblor - earthquake information
How to prepare for an earthquake

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CONSULTANTS

Atlas
Earth Consultants International
Geocon Inc.
GeoSoils, Inc.
Group Delta Consultants, Inc.
Hargis + Associates, Inc.
Michael W. Hart - Engineering Geologist
Kleinfelder
Ninyo & Moore
Southern California Soil & Testing, Inc.
Southwest Geophysics, Inc.

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DRILLING, EXCAVATION, & REMEDIATION SERVICES

Atlas Excavating & Breakers - Operated Rentals / Contract excavating, 9000 -75,000 pound machines
Gregg Drilling (includes California Permit Requirements listed by County)
H&P Mobile GeoChemistry, Inc. (Direct-push drilling, and soil, groundwater, and vapor sampling)
Mesothelioma Veterans Center - asbestos recycling
Pacific Drilling Co. (specialty - limited access rigs)

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COMPUTER HARDWARE & SOFTWARE

Bentley - Open Flows - Hydrology software
L and R Instruments, Inc. (geophysical instruments and software)
US RADAR Inc (ground penetrating radar)

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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
SAM manual (site assessment and mitigation)
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 (NOAA)
Oil and Gas Maps (DOGGR)
Pacific Section AAPG
Pacific Section SEPM
Petroleum Technology Transfer Council
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 (publisher and wholesale book dealer for natural science and outdoor adventure books)

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ARCHEOLOGY, CULTURE, GEMS, ETC.

Kristalle (gold, minerals, meteorites, fossils)
Life Cycle of a Gold Mine (Republic Monetary Exchange (RME) is a full service precious metals brokerage firm.)
Smithsonian Institution
San Diego Mineral & Gem Society
San Diego Railroad Museum

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IMAGE LIBRARIES - EARTH & SPACE

Fotosearch Stock Photos - Space and Geology (download price $3 and up)
Geo-Tech Imagery Intl.
Google Earth launch page
Heavens Above satellite predictor
Landsat Missions (USGS)
Moon Calendar (Farmer's Almanac - forcast moon phases)
NASA
Open Topography Portal
SIO Visualization Center
UCSB airphoto library

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MAPS and APPS

AAA road maps
Bing maps
Bureau of Land Management store (books, maps, and other goodies)
California State Geoportal
Google maps
Peak Finder app   - another YouTube video of Peak Finder
PeakVisor app   - YouTube video of Peak Visor
SanGIS interactive maps and GIS downloads for San Diego area.
Thomas Bros. Guides
U.S. Census Bureau's Mapping and Cartographic Resources
USGS National Geologic Map Database

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WEATHER

5 Day Weather Forecast
Intellicast Weather Site
National Weather Service Forecast Office
The Weather Channel
Weather Underground

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PERSONAL GEOLOGY WEB SITES

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

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