Modified January 14, 2014
GEO 105 - Energy Resources for the 21st Century
GEO 105 is offered at Stony Brook University.
Energy Maps and Hyperlinks
This is a collection of maps and hyperlinks to information about various sources of energy and about climate change.
Recent National Public Radio Stories on Energy
News on many energy topics
Renewable energy sources include biomass, geothermal heat, hydropower, osmosis, OTEC, sunlight, tides, ocean waves, and wind.
Fossil fuels include oil, gas, and coal.
Nuclear energy is derived from fission and fusion.
Electricity is generated at central power stations or small facilities, then used locally or distributed by a power grid.
Climate change involves significant trends in changes of weather patterns over time periods ranging from tens to milions of years, and has multiple causes and effects. Most scientists agree that at the current time, anthropogenic causes of climate change are significant.
Energy on the Map
This is a map of places that are of significance regarding energy supply, energy use, and the effects of production and use of energy.
New York City: Energy
Due to its population and infrastructure, New York City uses a great deal of energy, but it is highly energy-efficient and produces a relatively small amount of greenhouse gases per capita.
Climate and Weather
This page links to weather forecasts, reports, and maps, as well as information on climate.
Transportation Nation combines the work of public radio newsrooms and their listeners as the way we build, rebuild and get around the nation changes.
New York City
This map shows the locations of selected places in New York City, and is accompanied by links to additional information.
This is a map of places on Long Island, with links to additional information.
Sayville High School GEO 121 Projects
Groups of students at Sayville High School are conducting research projects that focus on Fire Island, Great South Bay, energy, and the Turkana Basin.
CEN 514: Geology of Long Island - Fall, 2011
CEN 514 is offered at Stony Brook University.
GEO 305: Field Geology
GEO 305 is offered at Stony Brook University.
ESS 541: Earth's Surficial Environment - Adding Data and Photographs to Google Earth Placemarks
ESS 541 is offered at Stony Brook University.
SBC 114: Physical Geography Laboratory - Northwest Passage Activity - November 7, 2011
SBC 114 is offered at Stony Brook University.
Stony Brook University LatLong and UTM Finder
This Google Map, which can be panned a zoomed, updates and displays the UTM and latitude, longitude coordinates of the crosshairs at its center.
A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to collect, store, analyze, map, and disseminate geographic data.
Wildwood State Park
Wildwood State Park on the North Shore of Long Island offers hiking trails, a picnic area, camping, and a beach with numerous large boulders.
This is an interactive Google Map of places in Portland, Oregon, with hyperlinks to additional information.
This is an interactive Google Map of places in the Denver area, with hyperlinks to additional information.
Minneapolis and Saint Paul
This is an interactive Google Map of Places in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, with hyperlinks to additional information.
Exploring Minneapolis without a Car
This set of pages offers maps, photographs, hyperlinks, and other information about exploring Minneapolis and Saint Paul using light rail, Northstar, bus, walking, and bicycles.
This is an interactive Google Map of places in Chicago, with hyperlinks to additional information.
This is an interactive Google Map of places in Boston, with hyperlinks to additional information.
This is an interactive Google Map of places in the Adirondacks, with hyperlinks to additional information.
San Francisco Bay Area
This is an interactive Google Map of places in the San Francisco Bay Area, with hyperlinks to additional information.
This is an interactive Google Map of places in the Washington, DC area, with hyperlinks to additional information.
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The Pythonyx Blog
Artificial intelligence is the incorporation of characteristics of human intelligence and analogous attributes into machines, such as computers.
These are sources of general and specialized news.
Burn: An Energy Journal
This series, from the Public Radio Energy Project, is hosted by Alex Chadwick, who is on a mission to begin a conversation we hope will start our nation on the road to a better energy future.
TED: Ideas Worth Spreading
Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world
350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis.
deep earth and earth materials
This page offers links to research projects that focus on the deep Earth and Earth materials.
Mineral Physics Institute
The Mineral Physics Institute (MPI) is a research institute of Stony Brook University dedicated to understanding the present state of the Earth from its surface to its core, as well as its evolution through time.
Adding Data and Photographs to Google Earth Placemarks
Placemarks can portray factual information that pertains to particular geographic locations.
Google Maps API Family
Google provides APIs that can be used to program its geographic services such as Google Maps and the browser version of Google Earth.
Google Geo Developers Blog
The Google Geo Developers Blog provides news related to Google's geographic services.
The Official Google Code blog
The Official Google Code blog offers news about Google APIs and developer tools.
Google Crisis Map
This is a map of hurricanes, power outages, and other adverse conditions.
Additional maps and information
This is an assortment of maps and information about mapping.
Energy around the World KMZ File
Estuaries KMZ File
Wikipedia: America's Favorite Architecture
Center for High Impact Philanthropy
geomatic mashups map laboratory
These are works in progress and experimental maps.
javagar: delicious.com links
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