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Earth Science: Unearth the Best Web Sites

Earth science, also known as geoscience, is the study of Earth as a system and all its component parts. Geophysics, oceanography, atmospheric science, geology and more all fall within its purview. There’s no need to be overwhelmed, however. Earth science inspires some of its brightest minds to share their enthusiasm and expertise online. This Earth Science Web Guide showcases the best sites to explore the sky above you and the depths beneath your feet.

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What is Earth Science?

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Earth Science in School

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Earth Science News and Blogs

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Earth Science Organizations

Despite its interdisciplinary nature, there are a surprising number of Earth science organizations, both professional and academic. These national and local societies exist to bring together professionals, students, academics and educators from all corners of the Earth science field.

Insights for Earth Science Organizations

  • Many professional organizations’ Web sites tend to offer little content unless you’re a registered member. But many publish journals and magazines that can often be found online.
  • Earth science research often involves enormous amounts of data, and thus Earth scientists tend to share a great deal of their observations and research. Below we’ve included some useful tools to find data on almost any Earth science phenomenon or topic.
  • One of the first obstacles to advancing your career in Earth science might be confusion as to what opportunities and careers are available. Check out American Geological Institute’s Guide to Human Resources in the Geosciences for a primer on the types of opportunities available.

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