Minerals Descriptions, photos, articles, properties and uses for common minerals.
Rocks Galleries of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rock photos with descriptions.
Volcanoes Articles about volcanoes, volcanic hazards and eruptions past and present.
Plate Tectonics Articles, maps, information about plate tectonics and the interior of Earth.
Teacher Resources - K-12 resources for teaching about earth science.
Earthquakes Learn about earthquakes and how they have affected cities and people.
Fossils Learn about fossils and fossil discoveries around the world.
Astronomy Fantastic images and articles about solar system and deep-space astronomy.
|Oil and Gas
Oil and Gas Articles about oil and natural gas in the US and around the world.
Geologic Hazards include dangers like floods, earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides and more.
Geology Tools - Rock hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans.
Gemstones Colorful images and articles about diamonds and colored stones.
Gold is a valuable metal with extreme properties that give it a diversity of uses.
Oceanography Articles, press releases and teaching materials related to oceanography.
Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy - articles about their production and use in the USA.
||Earth Science Records
Earth Science Records Highest mountain, deepest lake, biggest tsunami and more.
Diamonds Learn about the properties of diamond, its many uses and diamond discoveries.
Landslides cause damage in all parts of the world, even where slopes are not very steep.
Meteorites - Rocks that were once parts of planets or large asteroids.
Metals are important mineral products used in manufacturing and construction projects.