APES links

This page will be for useful links for class.  I’ll come up with a scheme to organize them later.  Send any links you find to webmaster at smallscience dot net

Jim Small

Here is the link to the companion site for the book:

http://www.brookscole.com/cgi-wadsworth/course_products_wp.pl?fid=M20b&discipline_number=22&product_isbn_issn=0534997295

Resources for Plate Tectonics and Earthquakes

St. Louis on the Air program about earthquakes and New Madrid
http://kwmu.org/programs/slota/archivedetail.php?showid=3884

National Earthquake Information Center
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/neic/

Resources for Aquatic Ecosystems

Missouri Department of Natural Resources Water Resources Center
Links to all the data you could want about water in Missouri
http://dnr.mo.gov/env/wrc/index.html

Cleaning up Rivers and Watersheds – River Preservation – St. Louis on the Air Broadcast March 24
Links to podcast  http://www.stlpublicradio.org/programs/slota/archivedetail.php?showid=3898

Related websites and information

Living Land and Waters
Works to aid in the protection, preservation and restoration of the natural environment of the nation’s major rivers and their watersheds and expand awareness of environmental awareness and responsibility.
(309) 496-9848
Living Land and Waters Website

Missouri River Relief
A grassroots, volunteer and equipment-based organization dedicated to reconnecting people to the Missouri River through hands-on river clean-ups and education events.
(573) 443-0292
Missouri River Relief Website

Related Events

“Water Matters” Seminar Series
March 17 – April 14, 2010
Wednesdays, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Saint Louis University’s DuBourg Hall
(314) 977-7820
CVENT Website

Confluence “Trash Bash 2010″
Saturday, March 27, 2010
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, 10950 Riverview Drive
(314) 436-1324
Confluence Website

Washington River Festival and Clean-up 2010
Saturday, April 17, 2010
Clean-up, 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Festival, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
James W. Rennick Riverfront Park, Washington, MO
Missouri River Relief Website

Labadie Environmental Organization Information about the proposed AmerenUE construction of a coal waste landfill in the floodplain of the Missouri River.
http://leomo.info/

Invasive Species – Asian Carp and economics worldwide
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124459181

The Chesapeake Bay Program – America’s Premier Watershed Restoration Partnership http://www.chesapeakebay.net/
Fantastic website.  Explore it for information about estuaries.  Some great hyperlinks here.  One of the best websites I’ve seen.

Whales and Food Webs
http://www.coolantarctica.com/Antarctica%20fact%20file/wildlife/whales/food%20web.htm

Voyage of the Deep
http://www.ceoe.udel.edu/deepsea/home/home.html
Website to explore the vents of the ocean floor.
Chemosynthesis
http://www.ocean.udel.edu/deepsea/level-2/chemistry/chemo.html
From Voyage of the Deep.  In case you thought sunlight was the only energy source for a food web.

Evolution Resources

Classification: Tree of Life Project
http://tolweb.org/tree/

Online course for AP environmental science. FREE!
University of California College Prep Online Open Courses – free and open courses for AP classes
http://www.ucopenaccess.org/

Weather and Climate Links

NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Weather Service

JETSTREAM – online school for weather provided by the NWS. Do 1-5 and section 8 for a good background for the AP test. I’ll check the validity of the other sections to see if they are worth doing.
http://www.srh.noaa.gov/srh/jetstream/

Geologic timelines! From the University of California – Berkely. http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/ Take the tour through the exhibits! Really nice descriptions and other information and drawings, etc.

Geology of Missouri
http://members.socket.net/~joschaper/geo.html

Geology,com - an excellent all-encompassing website for anything geology related.

Paleomap link: Animations for paleontology. Great Stuff!
http://www.scotese.com/

Worldwide clocks – Useful clocks for lots of aspects of life and death on planet Earth.

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Wordwatch Institutes Timeline.  Click on “Enter the Timeline” when you follow the link

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