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Welcome to the Ocean Portal. We focus on everything ocean – unusual and everyday organisms, ocean-inspired art, researchers devoting their lives to exploring the still mostly mysterious ecosystem. We here at the Ocean Portal learn something new everyday and we want to share it with you!
"The science and nature of the Earth, its oceans and our environment. An interactive educational resource."
Features the Earth Observatory Web resource of the U.S. National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA), which provides satellite imagery and scientific information about the Earth. Notes that the focus is on the Earth's climate and environmental change. Provides access to news articles, reference materials, and online experiments.
Describes the current activities and responsibilities of the survey, affords the searcher access to archived metadata from the GSA and the Alabama State Oil and Gas Board, and lists the survey's publications that are available via online ordering.
This page is the home Web site for the Geologic Division of the U.S. Geological Survey. The Division's chief function is to carry out geologic and mineral resource surveys and mapping for the Department of the Interior. Contains geological information by region, information on research and publications, and links to other geological Internet resources.
The official federal portal for the Deepwater BP oil spill response and recovery. Provides the public with information on the response, current operations, news and updates, how to file a claim and obtain other assistance, and links to federal, state and local partners.
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