General Resources

Geography Textbook Online:
http://wps.prenhall.com/esm_tarbuck_escience_11/32/8318/2129529.cw/index.html
http://www.uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/ritter/geog101/textbook/book_index.html
http://www.uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/ritter/geog101/textbook/title_page.html

Free Videos online from “Earth Revealed”. A video instructional series on geology for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 26 half-hour video programs and coordinated books.
http://www.learner.org/resources/series78.html?pop=yes&pid=330 scroll down and click on “VoD”

Iowa State University Glossary of Geological Terms: Use to search for meanings of terms.
http://www.ge-at.iastate.edu/glossary-of-geologic-terms/

Geological Dictionary:
http://geology.com/dictionary/glossary-a.shtml

Definitions of terms:
http://geology.com/geology-dictionary.shtml

Geologic Glossary
http://www.scientificpsychic.com/etc/geology-glossary.html

Erosion:
http://science.howstuffworks.com/erosion-info.htm

Deposition:
http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar221180&st=geomorphology
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Land Degradation

How does land degradation happen:
http://www.eoearth.org/article/Land-use_and_land-cover_change

Definition of terms:
http://www.seafriends.org.nz/enviro/soil/geosoil.htm#tectonic
http://www.sciencedaily.com/articles/d/deforestation.htm
http://www.sciencedaily.com/articles/u/urbanization.htm
http://www.eoearth.org/article/Desertification
http://www.eoearth.org/article/Overgrazing

Amazon Rainforest
World Wildlife Fund: Problems in the Amazon
http://wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/where_we_work/amazon/problems/
Mongabay. 37,000 sq km of Amazon rainforest destroyed or damaged in 2008. Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com. March 19, 2009
http://news.mongabay.com/2009/0319-brazil_inpe_degrad.html
Mongabay. Computer hackers are helping illegal loggers destroy the Amazon rainforest. mongabay.com. December 12, 2008
http://news.mongabay.com/2008/1212-brazil.html

Sub Saharan Africa
International Food Policy Research Institute: Linkages between land management, land degradation, and poverty in the Sub Saharan Africa. Abstract:
http://www.ifpri.org/publication/linkages-between-land-management-land-degradation-and-poverty-sub-saharan-africa-0?print
Full Text PDF:
http://mhs.molineschools.org/media/files/2013/12/Linkages-between-Land-Management-Land-Degradation-and-Poverty-in-Sub-Saharan-Africa.pdf
Situating the Global Environment. Lewis & Clark College Environmental Studies Program. The Political Economy of Land Degradation: Implications for sub-Saharan African Food Security
https://sge.lclark.edu/project-mashup/the-political-economy-of-land-degradation-implications-for-sub-saharan-african-food-security/
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Soil Conservation
Definition of terms:
http://www.eoearth.org/article/Terracing
http://www.eoearth.org/article/AP_Environmental_Science_Chapter_11-_Soils
http://attra.ncat.org/intern_handbook/crop_rotation.html

Midwest US
Climate change impacts on soil erosion in Midwest United States with changes in crop management.
http://naldc.nal.usda.gov/download/6789/PDF
Global climate Change: Implicationsof Extreme Events for Soil Conservation Strategies and Crop Production in the Midwestern SUnitedStates.
http://topsoil.nserl.purdue.edu/nserlweb-old/isco99/pdf/ISCOdisc/SustainingTheGlobalFarm/P191-Williams.pdf
Chicago Tribune. Midwest Farmers Leading Efforts In Soil Conservation.
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1998-04-06/news/9804060151_1_no-till-conventional-tillage-cropland

China
Forest rehabilitation and soil conservation in China.
http://www.fao.org/docrep/x5388e/x5388e02.htm
The World Bank. China: Soil Conservation Benefits Farmers
http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/video/2013/07/11/china-soil-conservation-benefits-farmers
Chinese Farmers Benefit from Harnessing Soil Erosion
http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/200207/21/eng20020721_100102.shtml
Soil Conservation Farming System Practices on Sloping Land on the
South-Eastern Coast of China.
http://tucson.ars.ag.gov/isco/isco13/PAPERS%20R-Z/ZHIFA.pdf
Are restoration efforts in China halting soil erosion?
http://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/newsroom/highlights/are-restoration-efforts-china-halting-soil-erosion
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Gravity and Erosion
What is gravity:
http://earthsci.org/education/teacher/basicgeol/earthq/earthq.html#GravityAnomaliesandIsostacy
https://sites.google.com/site/earthscienceinmaine/erosion-and-deposition-by-gravity
http://www.cms.fu-berlin.de/geo/fb/e-learning/geolearning/en/mountain_building/weathering/Erosion3/index.html

Causes of Mudslides:
http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Glossary/Lahars/descriptionlahars.html

Explains several terms:
http://earthsci.org/processes/geopro/massmov/massmov.html
http://earthsci.org/processes/struct/masswaste/MassWastingProcesses.html

Unsafe Ground: Landslides and other Mass Movements
http://www2.fiu.edu/~longoria/natural/mass/mmain.htm
http://landslides.usgs.gov/learn/ls101.php

Photos and story of a hike through a talus field:
http://www.exo.net/~pauld/adventures/sierrahighroute/highroute2003.html

Photos about half way down the page.

Slump Landslide
http://geology.about.com/library/bl/images/blslump.htm

Recent landslide news
http://landslides.usgs.gov/recent/ls_news.php

Landslides Hazards site at USGS
http://landslides.usgs.gov/

California Pacific Coast
FEMA. Coastal Erosion
http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/840f98e4cb236997e2bc6771f04c9dcb/Coastal+Erosion+-+Chapter-Section+Number+-+D.4.6.pdf
The New York Times.Both Coasts Watch Closely as San Francisco Faces Erosion.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/25/science/earth/san-francisco-fights-erosion-as-coastal-cities-watch-closely.html?_r=0
Coastal erosion problems highlighted in new study
http://www.vcstar.com/news/2010/nov/01/coastal-erosion-problems-highlighted-in-new/

Japan
Beach Erosion in Japan as a Structual Problem.
http://www.csc.noaa.gov/cz/CZ05_Proceedings/pdf%20files/posters/Uda.pdf
Potential impact of climate change at five Japanese beaches.
http://ics2013.org/papers/Paper4274_rev.pdf
International Review of Emerging Technologies to
Manage Beach Erosion: Do They Really Work?
http://www.coastalconference.com/2013/papers2013/Alessio%20Mariani.pdf
Costal Management in Japan.
http://mhs.molineschools.org/media/files/2013/12/Costal-Management-in-Japan.pdf
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Erosion of Mountains
How mountains change:
http://www.mountainnature.com/Geology/Erosion.htm

U. S. Dept of the Interior. National park Service. Mountain Building — (Various locations)
http://www2.nature.nps.gov/geology/tour/mountain.cfm
http://www.edu.pe.ca/southernkings/landforms.htm
http://imnh.isu.edu/digitalatlas/glossary/letter.asp?letter=A
http://www.cliffsnotes.com/sciences/geology/running-water/stream-deposition

U.S. Rocky Mountains

USGS. America's Volcanic Past: Rocky Mountains
http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/LivingWith/VolcanicPast/Places/volcanic_past_rocky_mountains.html
National Park Service. Rocky Mountain: Geological Activity.
http://www.nps.gov/romo/naturescience/geologicactivity.htm
Natural History of the Rocky Mountains
http://www.8750.com/rockymtns.asp
National Park Services. Rocky Mountain National Park.
http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/inventory/publications/reports/romo_gre_rpt_view_low.pdf
The Ancestral Rocky Mountains and their Eroded Remnants.
http://written-in-stone-seen-through-my-lens.blogspot.com/2011/02/ancestral-rocky-mountains-and-their.html

Himalayas
Erosion and Weathering Processes in the Himalaya.
http://www.geo.cornell.edu/geology/research/derry/himalaya.html
Science Direct. Modern erosion rates in the High Himalayas of Nepal.
http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/~bodo/pdf/gabet08_modern_erosion_himalaya.pdf
Himalayan erosion
http://recherche.crpg.cnrs-nancy.fr/spip.php?article1150&lang=fr
Study of Erosion and Precipitation in the Himalayas Presents Surprising Findings, Scholars Say
http://www.ia.ucsb.edu/pa/display.aspx?pkey=1075
The Eroding Hymalayas.
http://www.boloji.com/index.cfm?md=Content&sd=Articles&ArticleID=10386
Tectonic movement causes erosion in Himalayas: research
http://www.ekantipur.com/the-kathmandu-post/2010/01/21/Nation/Committee-boost-for-drying-wetlands/4296/
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Parts of a River System
Stages in a rivers development:
Click on the left hand side “Parts of a River” and then “Channels” then “Tributaries”
http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar470680&st=what+is+a+river+channel%3F (you may have to log in to the website)

Watersheds
http://www.cees.iupui.edu/servicelearning/resource-links
http://www.mbgnet.net/fresh/rivers/shed.htm

Definition of terms:
http://geography.howstuffworks.com/terms-and-associations/river.htm
http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar470680&st=what+is+a+river+channel%3F&sc=4#h10

Colorado River
History of Colorado River Incision and Formation of the Grand Canyon.
https://www.geology.ucdavis.edu/~shlemonc/trips/grandcanyon_12/bigpicture/Ch4_GC_incision.pdf
Evolution of the Colorado River and its Tributaries including the Origin and Formation of the Grand Canyon Geologic History of the Grand Canyon.
http://www.durangobill.com/Paleorivers_preface.html
Geography of the Colorado River
http://geography.about.com/od/unitedstatesofamerica/a/colorado-river.htm
Encyclopedia Britannica. Colorado River.
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/126494/Colorado-River

Mississippi River
Mississippi Valley Traveler.
http://mississippivalleytraveler.com/river-geology/
A Historic Resources Study of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
http://www.nps.gov/miss/historyculture/upload/River_Ch_1.pdf
Engineering Geology & Geophysics Branch. Index of Basins.
http://lmvmapping.erdc.usace.army.mil/
Geology and natural history of the Mississippi River Gorge
http://www.fmr.org/participate/ongoing/gorge_stewards/history
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Channel (River) Erosion
http://www.slideshare.net/jacksonthree/river-processes-and-landforms

Definition of terms:
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2004AM/finalprogram/abstract_80054.htm
http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Stream+piracy
http://geography.howstuffworks.com/terms-and-associations/river3.htm
http://geography.howstuffworks.com/terms-and-associations/river1.htm
http://earthsci.org/education/teacher/basicgeol/stream/stream.html#Streams

Headwaters:
http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/headwaters

Columbia River headwaters map
http://www.spokaneoutdoors.com/collakmp.htm

Mississippi River
National Park Service. Facts
http://www.nps.gov/miss/riverfacts.htm
The Atlantic. What We've Done to the Mississippi River: An Explainer.
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/05/what-weve-done-to-the-mississippi-river-an-explainer/239058/
Bank erosion and meander migration of the Red and Mississippi .
http://ks360352.kimsufi.com/redbooks/a201/iahs_201_0301.pdf
Why does river straightening reduce floods?
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_does_river_straightening_reduce_flood_risk#slide1

Nile River
Discovery
http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/other-shows/videos/discovery-atlas-egypt-the-nile-then-and-now.htm
Encyclopedia Britannica. Nile
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/415347/Nile-River
Earth Facts. Nile River.
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/nileriver.html
River Landforms.
http://thebritishgeographer.weebly.com/river-landforms.html
The Nile- Evolution, Quaternary River Environments and Material Fluxes
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Evolution of River Channels
How rivers and channels are formed:
http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar470680&st=what+is+a+river+channel%3F
http://www.slideshare.net/jacksonthree/river-processes-and-landforms
http://mekong.riverawarenesskit.org/html/1.4.3b_river_channel_form.html

Definition of terms:
http://www.slideshare.net/maliadamit/river-channel-processes-landforms-1026801
http://earthsci.org/education/teacher/basicgeol/stream/stream.html#Streams

Meanders and Ox-Bow lakes.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/water_rivers/river_landforms_rev2.shtml

Braided Streams:
http://mekong.riverawarenesskit.org/html/1.4.3b_river_channel_form.html

Colorado River
http://www.waterencyclopedia.com/Ce-Cr/Colorado-River-Basin.html#b
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/change-the-course/colorado-river-map/
Paragraph description of evolution of the Colorado http://geomaps.wr.usgs.gov/loco/task3.htm
Senior project on paleohydrology http://www.utexas.edu/depts/grg/hudson/grg394k/studentprojects/may/may.html

 

Mississippi River
http://bigthink.com/strange-maps/208-shifting-like-a-snake-ancient-mississippi-courses
https://webspace.utexas.edu/hudsonpf/classes/watershed-management_spring_2010/readings_2010/aslan_autin_1999_mississippi.pdf
http://jsedres.geoscienceworld.org/content/69/4/800.abstract?related-urls=yes&legid=jsedres;69/4/800
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Stream Deposition
What is it and what forms or changes it:
http://www.eoearth.org/article/Stream
http://earthsci.org/education/teacher/basicgeol/stream/stream.html#ChannelPatterns

Definition of Terms:
http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/CliffsReviewTopic/Stream-Deposition.topicArticleId-9605,articleId-9513.html
http://www.slideshare.net/jacksonthree/river-processes-and-landforms

Floodplains
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/504801/river/29107/Floodplains?anchor=ref399641
http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0080-floodplains.php
Alluvial Fan
http://www.rockymountainnp.com/RMNP-Areas-HorseshoePark-AlluvialFan.html

Natural Levee:
http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Science/Geology/Natural_Levee.html

Artificial Levee:
http://architecture.about.com/od/damsresevoirs/g/levee.htm

Nile River
UT Dallas geology department http://www.utdallas.edu/geosciences/remsens/Nile/geology.html
http://mrlilholt.wordpress.com/4th-grade-text/1-2-2-deposition-streams/

 

Okavango River
Shaping the Delta. Downloadable document: www.ub.bw/download/doc_id/1499/‎
United Nations Educational , Scientific, and Cultural Organization. Okavango Delta. http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/5554/
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Wells and Springs
Formation of Wells and Springs:
http://earthsci.org/education/teacher/basicgeol/groundwa/groundwa.html#SpringsandWells

Definition of terms:
http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/earthgwwells.html
http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/gwartesian.html
http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/watercyclesprings.html

Ogallala Aquifer
http://www.hpwd.com/aquifers/ogallala-aquifer
http://plainshumanities.unl.edu/encyclopedia/doc/egp.wat.018

Silver Springs, Florida
http://www.floridasprings.org/protecting/featured/silver%20springs/
http://www.npr.org/2013/04/13/177105692/before-disney-floridas-silver-springs-lured-tourists
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Hot Springs and Geysers
http://www.mountainnature.com/Geology/HotSprings.htm

Travertine formation:
http://www.pbase.com/image/104715198 Photo of travertine formation.
http://www.geology.sfasu.edu/smd033.html
http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar613620&st=travertine

Geysers and the Earth's Plumbing Systems:
http://www.umich.edu/~gs265/geysers.html

Geysers, Fumaroles, and Hot Springs:
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/volc/geysers.html

Mud pots:
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/mudpots.htm

Paint pots:
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/nmadison.htm

U. S. Dept. of the interior, National park Service: Hot Springs/Geothermal parks
http://www.nps.gov/search/index.htm?query=hotspringsnationalpark
http://www.nps.gov/search/index.htm?query=geothermal+fact+sheet

Yellowstone National Park, WY
World Book Encyclopedia  http://worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar613620&st=yellowstone+national+park
National Park Service Explore Nature http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/geysers.htm
Yellowstone Net   http://yellowstone.net/geysers/
National Park Service http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/parks/yell/index.cfm
Pictures: http://3dparks.wr.usgs.gov/yell/index.html
http://www.wildnatureimages.com/Yellowstone_National_Park.htm
Yellowstone National Park http://www.yellowstonenationalpark.com/geology.htm

Hot Springs, AR or Hot Springs National Park
History/Interesting Facts
http://www.nps.gov/hosp/historyculture/index.htm
National Park Service Explore Nature http://www2.nature.nps.gov/geology/parks/hosp/
Hot Springs National Park Information http://www.hot.springs.national-park.com/info.htm#hot
The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=2547
Arkansas Media Room. http://www.arkansasmediaroom.com/news-releases/listings/display.aspx?id=602
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Groundwater and Chemical Weathering
Cavern, Sinkholes and Karst topography:
http://earthsci.org/education/teacher/basicgeol/groundwa/groundwa.html

The Virtual Cave:
http://www.goodearthgraphics.com/virtcave/index.html

Geology of Caves:
http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/USGSNPS/cave/cave.html

Stalactites and Stalagmites:
http://www.goodearthgraphics.com/virtcave/virtcave.html
http://www.nps.gov/ozar/forteachers/speleothems.htm

Columns and Sinkholes:
http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/geology/publications/state/ky/kgs-sp-7/sec2.htm

Sinkholes and Karst topography
http://www.dep.state.fl.us/geology/geologictopics/sinkhole.htm
http://www.floridaenvironment.com/programs/fe00619.htm
http://geography.about.com/od/physicalgeography/a/karst.htm
http://earthsci.org/processes/geopro/karst/karst.html

Natural bridges:
http://www.naturalbridgecaverns.com/geology.aspx

Pictures:
http://www.naturalbridgecaverns.com/mediaPhotos.aspx

Carlsbad Caverns, NM
World book Encyclopedia
http://worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar095740&st=carlsbad+caverns
National Parks
http://www.carlsbad.caverns.national-park.com/info.htm
Earth Science in Our National Parks
https://earthscience-in-the-nationalparks.wikispaces.com/Carlsbad+Caverns
National Park Service Explore Nature
http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/parks/cave/

Mammoth Cave, KY
National Park Service
http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/caves/publications/Final_MACA.pdf
National Park Service Explore Nature
http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/parks/maca/
National Park Service
Air Quality at Mommoth Cave, KY
http://www.nature.nps.gov/air/Permits/ARIS/MACA/index.cfm
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Glacial Erosion

The erosion process:
http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/10af.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/glacial_landscapes/glacial_erosion_landforms_rev1.shtml

Many terms: Geography/Physical Geography Textbook Online subject by Index
http://www.uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/ritter/geog101/textbook/book_index.html
http://nsidc.org/glaciers/questions/land.html
http://www.physicalgeography.net/physgeoglos/a.html
http://www.landforms.eu/cairngorms/roche%20moutonees.htm
http://wps.prenhall.com/esm_tarbuck_escience_11/32/8320/2130153.cw/index.html
http://www.uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/lemke/alpine_glacial_glossary/

Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota / Mark Francek
http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/geomorph/visualizations/glacial_landforms.html

RESGI Resources for Earth Sciences and Geography Instruction at Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan / Mark Francek
http://webs.cmich.edu/resgi/

Black Hawk College, Moline, IL / Richard Harwood
http://facweb.bhc.edu/academics/science/harwoodr/Geog102/study/glacier2.htm

Prof. Stephen A. Nelson, Tulane University, Physical Geology Class Good overview of glaciers and associated vocabulary. Explains glacier movement, physical erosion activity, deposition activity, and causes of glacial ages.
http://www.tulane.edu/~sanelson/geol111/glaciers.htm

National Snow and Ice Data Center
http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/index.html

Several satellite maps showing the age of the ice in the Arctic Sea: on the right side bar.
http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/arctic_thinice.html

Quick Facts:
http://nsidc.org/glaciers/quickfacts.html

Pyrenees
Science Daily.
Glaciers In The Pyrenees Will Disappear In Less Than 50 Years, Study Finds.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/09/080905164328.htm
Glaciers of the Pyrenees, Spain and France. PDF
http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/p1386e/pyrenees.pdf

 

Alps
BBC. Alpine glaciers 'protect mountain peaks from erosion'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23553094
Pre-glacial topography of the European Alps. PDF
http://www.esd.ethz.ch/people/former_group_members/fherman/sternaietal2012
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Glacial Deposition
“Physical Geography” by Michael Ritter of University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.
Why and How a glacier is formed:
http://www.uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/ritter/geog101/textbook/glacial_systems/glaciation_causes.html#Causes%20of%20glaciation

Many terms:
http://www.physicalgeography.net/physgeoglos/a.html

FQAs:
http://nsidc.org/glaciers/questions/land.html

On the website below click “Summary” on left side bar.
http://wps.prenhall.com/esm_tarbuck_escience_11/32/8320/2130153.cw/index.html

Glossary:
http://www.uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/lemke/alpine_glacial_glossary/

Sponsoring organization / person: RESGI Resources for Earth Sciences and Geography Instruction at Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan / Mark Francek
http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/geomorph/visualizations/glacial_landforms.html

Sponsoring organization / person: Richard Harwood, Black Hawk College, Moline, IL.
http://facweb.bhc.edu/academics/science/harwoodr/Geog102/study/glacier2.htm

Prof. Stephen A. Nelson, Tulane University, Physical Geology Class Good overview of glaciers and associated vocabulary. Explains glacier movement, physical erosion activity, deposition activity, and causes of glacial ages.
http://www.tulane.edu/~sanelson/geol111/glaciers.htm

Quick Facts:
http://nsidc.org/glaciers/quickfacts.html

Canadian Rockies
Movement of King's Throne Rock Glacier, Mount Rae Area, Canadian
Rocky Mountains.  PDF
http://www.geog.uvic.ca/dept/uvtrl/ppp99.pdf
The Big Meltdown: Columbia Icefield, Canada.
http://www.oneonta.edu/faculty/baumanpr/geosat2/Big_Melt_Down/Big_Melt_Down.htm

Andes Mountains
The timing and magnitude of mountain glaciation in the tropical Andes. PDF
http://www.geography.osu.edu/faculty/bmark/2008_JQS_Smithetal.pdf
Glacial and Periglacial  Processes and Landforms. PDF
http://www.pearsonhighered.com/christopherson8einfo/downloads/Christopherson_Chapter_17.pdf
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Effects of Wind Erosion
What is it:
http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/soildegradation/winder.htm
http://www.eoearth.org/article/Eolian_processes_and_landforms

Definition of terms
Geological Dictionary:
http://geology.com/dictionary/glossary-a.shtml

Mojave Desert
Effects of Climatic Variability and Land Use on American Drylands
http://esp.cr.usgs.gov/projects/sw/swdust/mesquite_lake.html
Desert Winds: Monitoring Wind-Related Surface Processes in Arizona, New Mexico, and California. PDF
http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/p1598/p1598po.pdf

Gobi Desert
UCSB. How does wind erosion affect the plant and animal life in the Ventura/Santa Barbara area?
http://scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=784
Tulane University.
http://www.tulane.edu/~sanelson/geol111/deserts.htm
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Wind Deposition
U. S. Dept. of the interior, national park Service Great Sand Dunes National monument and Park.
How does it happen:
http://www.eoearth.org/article/Eolian_processes_and_landforms

Great exploration of the Great national Sand Dunes Monument Covers geology, hydrology, history and culture of the Dunes. The first site covers dune formation issues such as: parabolic, barchan and transverse.
http://www.nps.gov/grsa/naturescience/sanddunes.htm
http://www.nps.gov/grsa/naturescience/hydrology.htm
http://www.nps.gov/grsa/historyculture/
http://www.nps.gov/grsa/

Formation of dunes:
http://ag.arizona.edu/~lmilich/dune.html

Where are dunes:
National Park Service: Sleeping Bear Dunes: http://www.nps.gov/slbe Click on left side bar for pictures, history, and nature and science.
Richard Harwood, Black Hawk College, Moline, IL: Covers sand dunes in all its shapes and types. Good vocabulary, no visuals. Need to search images databases for visuals.
http://facweb.bhc.edu/academics/science/harwoodr/Geog102/study/desert2.htm
http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/oceania/australia/auland.htm

Namibian Desert
Revision World: Features Produce by Wind Deposition
http://revisionworld.co.uk/a2-level-level-revision/geography/arid-and-semi-arid-environments-0/features-produced-wind-deposition
Quizlet: Wind erosion/deposition in the Namib Desert.
http://quizlet.com/23261721/wind-erosiondeposition-in-the-namib-desert-flash-cards/
Dune patterns, Namibian Desert.
http://www.andrewspencephotography.com/photo_2921878.html
Presentation on Namibian Desert and Deserts in General.
http://users.unimi.it/paleomag/ppt/E-Environs.Deserts.pdf

Arabian Desert
World Book Encyclopedia
http://worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar027420&st=arabian+desert
Desert
http://mhs.molineschools.org/media/files/2013/12/desert.pdf
United Nations Environment Program. Global deserts outlook.
http://www.unep.org/geo/gdoutlook/046.asp
The Tectonic and Climatic Evolution of the Arabian Sea Region. Google books.
http://books.google.com/books?id=VHMBekHTXr0C&pg=PA302&lpg=PA302&dq=how+is+wind+deposition+changing+the+arabian+desert&source=bl&ots=Q--9ChWwWk&sig=BuNNUxEaW-JOHbTY1U5kGNWBnY8&hl=en&sa=X&ei=M1CfUvfOEaWMyQGW9IHgDg&ved=0CEkQ6AEwBA
UAEInteract. The United Arab Emirates is a constitutional federation of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Qaiwain, Ra's al-Khaimah and Fujairah.
http://www.uaeinteract.com/nature/geology/geo02.asp
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Shoreline Erosion
US Geological Survey National Park Service Geological glossary:
http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/usgsnps/misc/glossaryAtoC.html#C

Formation of Caves:
http://www.goodearthgraphics.com/virtcave/seacaves/seacaves.html
http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/caves/Cave_Brochure_Print.pdf

Sea Cliffs:
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/123147/coastal-landform/49791/Sea-cliffs
http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/navassa/geology/terraces11.html

Sea Arch:
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/123147/coastal-landforms/49791/Sea-cliffs
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-a-sea-arch.htm

Wave cut terrace:
http://www.uwec.edu/jolhm/Past_Classes/1999/RENO/oct08/geography.htm
http://geology.about.com/od/structureslandforms/ig/platforms/
http://www.tulane.edu/~geol113/COASTAL-PROCESSES-1a.htm
http://fastwindtoaim.blogspot.com/2013/02/coastal-and-oceanic-landform-53-wave.html

Wave built terrace:
http://imnh.isu.edu/digitalatlas/glossary/letter.asp?letter=W
http://nesoil.com/sas/glossary.htm
http://www.blackrockdesert.org/friends/black-rock-desert-landscape

Methods of Erosion Control:
http://www.lmvp.org/Waterline/spring2003/erosion.htm
http://www.watershedcouncil.org/resources%20and%20publications/files/Shoreline%20Erosion%203rd%20Edition.pdf

U. S. G. S. Erosion of a Sea Stack Over 100 Years
http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/pubinfo/jump.html

Center for Coastal & Watershed Studies
http://water.epa.gov/type/watersheds/whatis.cfm

Coasts in Crisis
http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/c1075/

Coral reefs heading for fishing and climate crisis
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12530439

U. S. G. S.  Parks Shoreline: Where Parks meet the Sea
http://www2.nature.nps.gov/geology//usgsnps/sea/sea.html

Has excellent vocabulary section:
http://www2.nature.nps.gov/geology//usgsnps/misc/glossaryAtoC.html

Oregon Coast
http://oregonexplorer.info/hazards/CoastalErosion
City of Salem, Oregon Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan. June 2012.
http://www.cityofsalem.net/Departments/Fire/EmergencyManagement/Documents/2012NHMP.pdf
NOAA. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
http://www.noaa.gov/features/03_protecting/oregonwaves.html
Physical Processes & Geologic Hazards On The Oregon Coast
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CZIC-qe581-k65-1979/html/CZIC-qe581-k65-1979.htm
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Beaches
Features of beaches:
http://www.cliffsnotes.com/sciences/geology/the-shorelines/beaches
http://www.nj.gov/dep/shoreprotection/nourishment.htm

Formation of beaches:
http://www.seafriends.org.nz/oceano/beach.htm
http://coastalchange.ucsd.edu/st3_basics/beaches.html

Where beaches are found:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/05/photogalleries/best-green-beaches-2009/index.html
http://www.seafriends.org.nz/oceano/beach.htm#beach

Beach Spit:
http://www.protrails.com/trail/282/san-francisco-marin-headlands-mt-tamalpais-point-reyes-limantour-beach-and-spit

Beach Tombolo and pictures:
http://geology.about.com/cs/gorgeous_pictures/a/aa082999.htm

Longshore current:
http://faculty.gvsu.edu/videticp/longshore.htm
http://www.uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/ritter/glossary/l_n/longshore_current.html

Outer Banks, North Carolina
North Carolina Coasts in Crisis: A Vision for the Future.
http://www.geology.ecu.edu/NCCoastsinCrisis.pdf
LearNC. Coastal erosion and the ban on hard structures
http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/nchist-recent/6374
PilotOnline.com. NATURE'S TOLL ROAD.
Rebuilding N.C. 12 threatens the Outer Banks' existence
http://hamptonroads.com/2013/05/rebuilding-nc-12-threatens-outer-banks-existence
Past, Present and Future Inlets of the Outer Banks BarrIer Islands, North Carolina.
http://www.ecu.edu/icsp/ICSP/Reports_files/PastPresentAndFutureInletsDec2008.pdf

Cape Code, Maine
History and Geology. Interesting Facts.
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/capecod/intro.html
Cape Cod Beaches Eroding At Alarming Rate
By Monica Brady-Myerov August 4, 2011
http://www.wbur.org/2011/08/04/cape-erosion
PennState. Textbook; Coasts and Cape Cod
https://www.e-education.psu.edu/geosc10/l8_p2.html
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Barrier Islands and Coral Reefs
Features of a barrier island:
http://www.mbgnet.net/salt/sandy/barrier.htm

Formation of barrier islands:
http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/cede_smsandvol/309
http://web.utk.edu/~ctmelear/ossabaw/LeggettVestWilliams/N_Vest1.html

The following site is a good source for resources. Scroll down until you find “Resources”.
http://www.glencoe.com/sec/science/webquest/content/barrierisland.shtml

Where barrier islands are found:
http://www.paddling.net/sameboat/archives/sameboat222.html
http://www.geosociety.org/gsatoday/archive/17/3/pdf/i1052-5173-17-3-4.pdf

Coral Atolls:
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/41543/atoll
http://www.athro.com/sci/atoll.html
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=1384

Fringing Reefs:
http://www.egyptvoyager.com/redsea_formation_reefs.htm
http://www.solcomhouse.com/coralreef.htm (look towards bottom of page.)
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/kits/corals/coral04_reefs.html
http://coris.noaa.gov/about/what_are/

Barrier Reefs:
http://www.ambergriscaye.com/pages/town/barrier.html

Tidal Flat:
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/595126/tidal-flat
http://www.lighthouse-foundation.org/index.php?id=71&L=1

Teach Ocean Science
http://www.teachoceanscience.net/teaching_resources/education_modules/coral_reefs_and_climate_change/how_does_climate_change_affect_coral_reefs/

Belize Barrier Reef, Belize
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/764
The Belize Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is Endangered
http://geography.about.com/od/belizemaps/a/Belize-Barrier-Reef.htm
The White-out Effect: Coral Bleaching
http://ambergriscaye.com/reefbriefs/briefs86.html
Why Do We Need To Save The Reef?
http://ambergriscaye.com/reefbriefs/briefs50.html
Belize's coral reef is gorgeous but threatened.
http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/travel/news/environment/2008-03-13-belize_N.htm

Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Australian Government. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.
Earth Facts. Great Barrier Reef Facts.
http://www.gbrmpa.gov.au/about-the-reef/facts-about-the-great-barrier-reef
Earth Facts. Great Barrier Reef Facts.
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/greatbarrierreef.html
Great Barrier Reef Foundation
http://www.barrierreef.org/search/node/reef%20and%20climate%20change
Red Orbit. What’s Happening To The Great Barrier Reef?
http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1112704677/great-barrier-reef-coral-cover-loss-100212/
'Death By a Thousand Cuts': Coal Boom Could Destroy Great Barrier Reef
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/australia-debates-how-to-protect-the-great-barrier-reef-a-900911.html
Half of Great Barrier Reef Lost in Past 3 Decades
http://www.livescience.com/23612-great-barrier-reef-steep-decline.html

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