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Disaster Information
Current Events
Reference Material and Journals

UC Boulder Natural Hazards Center Recent Seismic Activity USGS Glacial Glossary The Vermont Landscape Change Program
USGS Natural Hazards Gateway Weekly Report of Volcanic Activity Volcanology Photo Glossary NASA Visible Earth
EPA EnviroMapper West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center Encyclopedia of Earth Astronomy Picture of the Day
AAAS Atlas of Population and Environment Pacific Tsunami Warning Center Astronomical Glossary NOAA Hazard Images
Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration Vermont Geological Survey Directory of Open Access Journals NOAA Significant Event Imagery
NASA Earth Observatory Science Events and Conferences GIS Data Online Earth Science World Image Bank
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Vermont Geological Society Vermont Open Geodata Portal Earth Revealed Online Video Series
NOAA Storm event database Space Weather Science at NASA Earth Science Picture of the Day
TerraServer USA EPA: Surf Your Watershed Google Scholar Top 100 Green blogs for Students
USGS Water Resources Earthweek: A Diary of the Planet Unit Conversions Tropical Storm Irene
in VT
United Nations' Relief Web EurekAlert! from AAAS Elsevier's Science Direct Open Access Journals Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences
Ocean World Hydrology of the
Lamoille at Johnson
The US Geological Survey Google Hybrid Map
Quantitative Environmental Learning Project Mass Animal Deaths PLOS One Earth Science World Image Bank
Volcanic Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project Headlines From Space NEIGC Guidebooks: 1954-2016 Gateway to Astronaut Photography
VT Natural Resource Atlas Lake Champlain Phosphorous TMDL Water Online Films on Demand or here
Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center EurekaAlert! from AAAS arXiv and bioRXiv
AGI Critical Issues Program Lyell Collection of the Geological Society Army Corps of Engineers Manuals
AGI Critical Issues Research Database Cambridge Open Access Journals
AGI Critical Issues Webinars European Geosciences Union Open Access Journals
USGS Nonindegenous Aquatic Species Database The Logic of Science The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Terra Daily
The National Academies
Science Alert
US Government's Open Data Science Times NASA TV (live)
NationMaster Our World in Data Science Direct Cell Reports Videos at TED: Ideas Worth Spreading
Trading Economics US Census Reddit Journal of Science Human: The Movie
Inside Government UN World Population Prospects Science Daily Peer-Reviewed Scientific Video Journal
  Homeland Security News Wire SciHub Journals Films On Demand
  Retraction Watch Database LibGen Journals  

Vermont-related events
Road Closures Weather and (graphical presentation) Lamoille River at Johnson Local Geology Events
VT Council on Rural Development Summit Snow Depth at the "Stake" Lake Champlain at Burlington Vermont Geological Society
Vermont Biofinder Ski Vermont Snow Conditions VT Plowfinder VT Interactive Map Viewer
The VT Futures Project Vermont Power Outages VT Emergency Management Report card for Vermont's infrastructure

Climate Issues and Weather
Real Climate Carbon Monitoring for Action Wright-Weather Latest Satellite Imagery
National Snow and Ice Data Center Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network National Renewable Energy Laboratory Weather Underground
Focus the Nation An Inconvenient Truth The Future of Coal (by the MIT) NOAA National Weather Service and (graphical presentation)
New England Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Stephen Schneider,
Stanford University
National Weather Service Glossary US Weather Pages
US Global Change Research Program NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information Glossary of Meteorology Intellicast Radar
Climate 1-Stop NASA: Global Climate Change Climate Change Glossary UV Index
USDA Climate Change Research Center SSEC Real-time composite animation NWS Climate Prediction Center
Vermont State Climate Office Water Resources Dashboard Joint Typhoon Warning Center Mike's Weatherpage
National Climate Assessment 2014 53 Sources for Climate Change News Japan Meteorological Agency for Tropical Cyclones
Final Agreement at COP 21 Citizen's Climate Lobby Hurricane tracks by Unisys
Summary of Outcomes at COP 21 Climate at the National Academies NWS/NHC Tropical Prediction Center Northern Lights
Fourth National Climate Assessment (2018) Weathernerds Space Weather
The New Green Deal (Ocasio-Cortez 2019) Tropical Tidbits Mars Weather

Online Education
MIT Open Courseware Marginal Revolution University Code School Wikipedia
Coursera Khan Academy Code Academy Wolfram Alpha
edX SchoolForge Web Design DuckDuckGo
Udacity Nine courses that will change the way you see the world Learn Python Yossarian Lives!
Lynda Alan Alda's Communicating Science Center at Stony Brook OpenCulture StartPage
Prezi Password Checker Github Google Scholar
VT Geospatial Webinars College Scorecard
GRE Preparation
Applied Thematic Analysis Erik Kirk on Illustrator (YouTube tutorials) GRE Practice Tests iSeek
Tim Berners-Lee GIMP Image Manipulation Program Youtube links Virtual LRC
LightZone (open-source digital darkroom) Unit conversion calculators Kaplan on Youtube Microsoft Academic
RawTherapee (open-source raw image processing) Northern Vermont University Online GRE links from ETS College closures
LightWorks (open-source video editor)      

Medical Issues
Global Disease Alerts TOXNET: Toxicology Data Network National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Encyclopedia of Life
Disease Database Chemical ID Plus Collaborative on Health and the Environment Census of Marine Life
Environmental Health News Biomedical References: PubMed EWG Sunscreen Guide Paleobiology Database and Interactive Map
IATP Food and Health Household Products Database Emerging Contaminants in the Environment Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
CSPI Guide to Food Additives (and here) National Pesticide Information Center Drug Interactions Checker Macaulay Library of Biodiversity Audio and Video Recordings
As You Sow Environmental Working Group: Foods Vermont Tick Tracker University of Washington Medical Videos
Genetically Engineered Crops (NAS) Human Gene-Editing Initiative Tick Encounter Resource Center UVM Community Medical School Videos
EWG Cosmetic Database Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry VT Tick Encounters (by week) Videos of surgical procedures
  US Health Map VT Flu Activity (by week)  
  Laboratory-Confirmed Influenza Hospitalizations International Travel Advisories