Earth's Dynamic Systems--Website to accompany our textbook. It's very useful.
Geology 101 at University of Oregon: a lot of great information about introductory geology.
Geologylink --in conjunction
with the textbook Geology, 2e by Chernicoff. A vast, well-organized
clearinghouse of just about everything geological.
Earth Science links. --a long list of geological links, maintained by Dr. Rebecca Dorsey of U of Oregon.
Geological Photographs. --index of photos
on this website.
Rocks and Minerals/ Rock Cycle
Minerals --information about
just about every mineral there is! Go to minerals "by name" and pick what
you want to learn about.
Photos of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks --photos of outcrops and rocks.
Photos of igneous rocks, textures, etc. --more photos.
Rock Cycle --Description with a great illustration from the University of Saskatchewan.
Rock Cycle --Description with another good illustration from U. of British Columbia.
Igneous Rocks --good photographs and information--by Dr. Pamela Gore at Georgia Perimeter College.
Weathering and Soils
Rock Weathering - text and photos.
Weathering of granite -excerpt from "The Geology of Georgia".
Chemical weathering of marble --photos of a marble entrance to a MALL of all places--but they're pretty interesting.
Acid Rain --a site devoted to describing acid rain, its causes, and effects.
Acid mine waste --very informative! -and some good photos.
Sedimentary Rocks and Processes
and Walther's Law --a good, clear description of these important concepts.
Includes an illustration of transgression and regression.
By Dr. Pamela Gore at Georgia Perimeter College.
Photos of different environments --photos from this site.
Depositional Environments --Lecture notes from Univ. California Santa Cruz.
Photo of "Grand Canyon of Mt. St. Helens"
--an example of fast erosion of unconsolidated material.