This site will grow throughout the quarter.
Geologylink --in conjunction with the textbook Geology, 2e by Chernicoff. A vast, well-organized clearinghouse of just about everything geological.
Geological Photographs. --index of photos
on this website.
Photographs --Geology photo website maintained by Marli Miller
National Park Service: general information for any NPS unit.
National Park Geology: a geology site put out by the NPS--check out the "Park Geology Tour".
National Park Service/USGS "Park Interpreter" Site --a growing site on geology of National Parks with the park interpreter in mind. Very informative with some useful links.
Geology of the National Parks: course taught by Bob Lillie at Oregon State University. Emphasis on Plate Tectonics. Much valuable information.
Geology of the National Parks: course taught at UC Santa Cruz. It's a great looking web page!
San Andreas fault. --an outstanding source by some noted experts.
GORP--Great Outdoor Recreation Pages--a lot of diverse and useful information about natural areas, including National Parks.
"About Geology". --a very useful resource. Includes many state geologic maps and a lot of great information.
Rocks and Minerals
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
Photos of igneous rocks, textures, etc. --more photos.
Igneous Rocks --good photographs and information--by Dr. Pamela Gore at Georgia Perimeter College.
UC Berkeley site --includes animations of the past 750 million years. Also summarizes the basic theory.
Volcanism and Cascades Volcanoes
Cascade Volcano Observatory (CVO)--US Geological Survey site --all sorts of information.
Mt. St. Helens--a USGS site. Information about all aspects of Mt. St. Helens.
Different types of volcanoes --From the CVO page. Good clear descriptions with photos.
warehouse of information on volcanoes from all over the world.
volcanoes --and volcanic rocks by Marli Miller
Photographs of contacts and the criteria used to distinguish between them.
Unconformities. Photographs and
unconformities. More photos --at higher resolutions than the
Roadside geology of Yosemite National Park--an informative site with some photos. By Garry Hayes of Modesto Junior College, California.
map of Yosemite National Park--put on line by Garry Hayes of
Photos of Various
Depositional Environments --most types, multiple images
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