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Color Landform Atlas of the United States - This is Version 2 of this site. The homepage consists of links to each of the 50 states, to US maps, to background information about those maps, to an elevation key for the relief maps, to Web sites that have used Sterner's maps, and to Web awards the site has won.

Dictionaries of Geographical Terms

Essential Databases

General Web Resources

Geography Departments

  • Geography Departments Worldwide - 815 departments in sixty-nine countries are accessible through this site, over five hundred searchable by country, keyword, and fields of research.

Professional Associations

  • Association of American Geographers - Founded in 1904, this Association is one of the premier professional groups in geography worldwide. This site features profiles of current projects such as ARGUS (Activities and Readings in the Geography of the United States) and links to related organizations homepages.
  • Geological Society of America - Based in Boulder, this organization has been one of the premier research organizations in U.S. earth sciences since 1888. In addition to sections of the GSA, the page offers access to materials on environment and public policy, and an electronic retrospective index to articles and abstracts from GSA Bulletin, Geology and GSA Today (this one in full-text form).
  • Soil Science Society of America - The chief American professional body for soils research, emphasizing the dissemination of data of soils as related to crop production, environmental quality, sustainable ecosystems, land use, recycling and waste management. Table of contents for the Society's Journal since January 1997 are provided.

Cartography and the History of Maps


Natural and Environmental Systems

Natural and Environmental Systems

Environmental Education Web Resources


Environmental Education International Agreements

Environmental Education Research Centers

Environmental Education Government Agencies

Government Agencies

Geography Research Centers



Subject Guide

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Robert Ridinger
268A Founders Memorial Library, Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL 6015-2868.