Presents an online catalog of weather instruments and related products. Also offers a customized weather forecast service that provides separate weather forecasts for agricultural, business, and corporate needs.

Alden Electronics

Provides weather data systems, marine electronics, and specialized imaging products and papers. Offers software, hardware, and customized data products.

Atlantic Tropical Weather Center

Provides the latest hurricane information and other weather information dealing with tropical cyclones.

Automated Weather Source—Nationwide School Weather Network

Provides national weather information from images to textual data. Also presents a photo gallery of severe weather by storm chasers throughout the country.

Current Weather Maps/Movies

Offers timely JPEG weather maps and MPEG movies of radar motion (also offers a text version).

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

Two satellite constellations of near-polar orbiting, sun-synchronous satellites that monitor meteorological, oceanographic, and solar-terrestrial physics environments. Features currently occurring meteorological phenomena.

Earth Watch Communications, Inc.

Contains many images of 3D satellite views from space. Also plugs its 3D software package that integrates 3D weather visualization with a global database to create a virtual world.


Serves as guide to weather, ski reports, and ocean conditions. Provides information for weather novices and professionals.

Interactive Marine Observations

Gives access to meteorological and oceanographic data being reported by buoys and CMAN stations in the Atlantic, United States, and Pacific. Reloads automatically every two minutes if you have Netscape.

Interactive Weather Browser

Provides the capability to type any city's station ID and receive up-to-the-minute conditions. Also enables you to build a weather map, checking off only the options you want to include on the surface map.

International Weather Watchers Official Home Page

Nonprofit group of weather enthusiasts. Includes information about the group, links to weather-related information, and an offer to receive a free bulletin the group puts out.

NASA Weather Archive

Provides archive of weather images taken by the space shuttle and NASA satellite systems.

National Center for Atmospheric Research

Consists of several scientific divisions and programs working together with member universities on research activities to better understand Earth's climate systems. Includes information on resources, facilities, and
services; the research data archives; and weather-related information.

National Hurricane Center Tropical Prediction Center

Contains resources for the researcher, advanced student, and hobbyist interested in the latest information on tropical weather conditions, as well as archival information on weather data and maps. Provides links to other NOAA information and satellite data.

National Severe Storms Laboratory

Provides information about the laboratory, including current research and programs. Does not offer specific information on severe weather but does provide links to sites that do. Also includes an extensive list of links to "Web literacy" sites.

National Weather Service

Provides all information output by the NWS, including national and international weather in graphical and textual formats, and information about regional offices. Also offers links to NOAA and other NWS programs.

Seismological Laboratory

Provides many seismology-related resources, including the record of the day, recent earthquake activity, and publications.

Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) Real-Time Data

Includes weather information and ocean temperatures.

Storm Chaser Home Page

Includes information about storm chasers, a photo gallery of storms, and the latest news about the Storm Chasers group. Also provides information about storm chasing at home, including how to contact the NWS.

Warren Faidley's Storm Chasing Home Page

Presents photos of severe weather taken by Warren Faidley, full-time storm chaser.

Weather and Climate Images

Offers short- and medium-range forecasts for North America and current weather maps and climate anomaly models for the rest of the world. Provides a key to the weather maps and a table of weather symbols.

Weather and Global Monitoring

Provides pointers to various weather services worldwide.

Weather Channel

Includes information about the Weather Channel and also provides novice weather enthusiasts with simple weather maps.

Weather Net

Tries to list every weather-related link on the Internet. Includes not only WWW sites, but ftp sites, gophers, and telnet sites. Includes commercial sites as well as educational and governmental sites.

Weather Page

Lists weather links out of Harvard University. Includes brief descriptions of each link. Also provides links to aviation information.

Miscellaneous Science Sites

American Electronics Association

Provides information on AEA and its activities and services, including an events calendar, a directory of services, and a membership roster. Provides instant links to more than 100 high-tech firms.

California Academy of Sciences

“From the exhibits we build, to the research we conduct, lectures we sponsor, courses we teach, magazines and books we publish, symposia we host…the Academy’s aim is to shed light on the wonders and value of the natural world.” The academy’s site contains links to exhibits, research departments, educational classes at Cal Academy, a newsletter, and other museum-related information.

CMU Artificial Intelligence Repository

Contains public domain and freely distributable software, publications, and other materials of interest to AI researchers, educators, students, and practitioners.

Consciousness Research Laboratory

Contains a bibliography of alternative research, parapsychology, cognitive science, human factors, and science fiction. Includes an online experiment in which visitors can participate.


Provides this interactive science museum's exhibits, workshops, projects, programs, events, and schedules. Includes a quarterly magazine, gifts, learning publication tools and resources, and images and sounds.

Explorer Home Page

Provides access to thousands of science and math documents, lesson plans, and software for use in educational settings. Provides information about each item before you download, as well as how they fit into curriculum goals.

Great Canadian Scientists

Presents a collection of material on Canadian scientists and science. Includes biographies of several scientists, descriptions of their greatest claims to fame, and activities. Presents an interactive quiz that tests knowledge and guides users around the site looking for answers. Also includes images and text.

ISB Working Group on Footwear Biomechanics

Organization of biomechanics experts who study footwear for sports and other functional applications. Includes information on the organization and abstracts of papers.

National Chipcard Forum

Provides information about smartcards and chipcards on the Net, as well as on the outcome of the forum's studies and projects. Also presents brochures and more.

National Museum of Natural History

Provides information about the museum, exhibits, and what a visitor might expect. Contains useful information about various programs and several searchable databases.

National Science Foundation

Provides information on government funded efforts to improve science in this country. Also provides information on past and present grant information and presents NSF publications.

Nondestructive Testing Information Analysis Center Home Page

Contains current and past issues of the NTIAC Newsletter, calendars of events, calls for papers, NDE book reviews, cross links to other NDE sites, and other information.

Nye Labs

Houses PBS's Bill Nye the Science Guy. Serves as a place for students to learn science and have fun at the same time. Includes a set of links to science on the Web, show listings, and activities to do at home.

Olivetti Research Laboratory

Contains research reports on various activities of the Lab in the area of computer multimedia architecture, gestural input, face recognition, and so on. Also of interest is the link to "The World Right Now," which shows live outdoor images from different parts of the world. Also available in Italian.

On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research

Presents a publication that addresses issues relevant to being a responsible scientist and researcher. Covers issues such as values, experimental technique, authorship practices, and the scientist in society.

Point Source Ltd.

Designs and manufactures customized fiberoptic and laser diode systems for the photonics industry. Provides flexible fiber-optic solutions to equipment manufacturers and research establishments throughout the world.

Sargent Welch Scientific Company

Lists catalog items and links them to science education references on the Web. Includes MSDS, safety checklist, and other references.

Science Television

Specializes in producing programs for the professional and educational use of the scientific community. Provides MPEG clips that help visualize complex sets of scientific data.

Society for Scientific Exploration

Explores issues ignored or not studied adequately in the mainstream scientific community. Contains abstracts to some articles published in their journal.

SRI's Optical Technology Group

Performs research in optics and related disciplines and applies optical and infrared technologies to practical problems. Includes research in optical oceanography and laser eye and sensor protection.


Provides information relating to the topic of superplasticity. Offers literature databases, experimental results, and software relating to superplasticity.

Systems Realization Laboratory

Develops mechanical design techniques, higher learning, and environmentally friendly designs.

Technology Review Magazine

Covers technology and its implications. Addresses the practical applications of science, as opposed to laboratory breakthroughs and theoretical abstractions. Emphasizes policy issues rather than nuts and bolts.

Vibrant Technology, Inc.

Offers a downloadable application demo for a modal analysis system for viewing and analyzing noise and vibration in structures.

Virtually Hawaii

Provides easy access to earth and space science data. Focuses on Hawaii. Offers a database of satellite, space shuttle, and aircraft remote sensing images of Hawaii. Enables you to view image navigators for Landsat, Spaceborne Radar, or aerial photographic images. Also includes a collection of images in oceanography, meteorology, and volcanology.

Web Station—New Media Science

Serves Nordic companies and institutions that want to strengthen their position in their markets by using multimedia as one of several business tools.

Westinghouse Science and Technology Center

Information center for the Westinghouse Science & Technology Center.

X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Coefficients

Displays graphic presentation of all X-ray and gamma-ray coefficients. Includes links to other nuclear data and a program for calculating shielding and dose deposition.

Yale NMR Research Group

Concentrates on biomedical magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy.


ASLO Home Page

"The purposes of ASLO are to promote the interests of limnology, oceanography and related sciences, to foster the exchange of information across the range of aquatic science, and to further investigations dealing with these subjects." Contains general information about the organization, as well as information on careers and job listings.

Coral Health and Monitoring Home Page

Provides services to help improve and sustain coral reef health throughout the world. Contains general information about coral, as well as a listing of links to other sites about coral.

CSIRO Division of Oceanography

Offers two links: The Climate and Ocean Processes link provides information on research in this area, and the Marine Environment and Resources link contains additional information on current research.

El Nino Theme Page

Explains El Nino (frequently referred to on oceanography pages), a disruption of the ocean-atmosphere system in the tropical Pacific that affects weather around the globe.

GLOBEC Information

Designed to be a collaborative effort between physicists, biologists, and chemists. Attempts to more rapidly further research on oceanography through collaboration (made possible by Internet technology, including this Website).

List of Oceanography Resources

Lists oceanography Web sites. Contains a listing of the major NOAA Web sites and links to some of the better Web sites of educational institutions.

National Marine Fisheries Service

Provides services and products to support domestic and international fisheries management operations, fisheries development, trade and industry assistance activities, enforcement, protected species and habitat conservation operations, and the scientific and technical aspects of NOAA's marine fisheries program. Offers links to oceanographic information, particularly data concerning fish life.

NEMO—Oceanographic Data Server

Provides a collection of data sets for physical oceanographers. Offers many holdings only to local users. Offers information on shore temperature and winds to all users.

NOAA Coastal & Estuarine Oceanography Branch

Contains information on the physics of coastal waterways and the movement of the waters and the causes of those movements.

NOAA Home Page

Provides information about National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) research, current weather information, and links to all other NOAA projects. Also includes latest news involving NOAA and the NOAA mission statement. Includes information about seasonal forecasts, fisheries, protected species, coastal ecosystems, and navigation.

NOAA Paleoclimatology Program

Includes searchable databases on climate modeling, ice cores, paleoceanographic, paleovegetation, tree-ring, and other data. Provides alternate search engines for users who cannot use tables.

Ocean Planet Home Page

Presents an online version of an exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History. Also contains many resources.

Oceanography Links: Oceanography on the World Wide Web

Lists Web sites dealing with the field of oceanography. There are sublistings of educational and government institutions as well as listings of other online resources such as images, project descriptions, and research articles.

Oceanography Society

Offers general membership information. Maintains a news posting system. Covers a wide variety of topics ranging from highly scientific issues to elementary level oceanography education under the "News System" heading.

Parallel Ocean Program (POP) Simulation

Simulates the global ocean circulation. Covers research being conducted by scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Naval Postgraduate School. Contains an array of images as well as MPEG movies.

Pathfinder Cafe

Contains more than 28,000 images. Serves as resource for finding oceanography images. Provides an interface for acquiring and viewing Pathfinder images.

Safari Splash

Links people around the world and in classrooms to students and experts diving in an ocean environment. Features the Safari Touch Tank, in which you click on an image of plants and animals to call up a description, large image, 3D animation, and Webster definition of the item you choose.

Satellite Oceanography Laboratory

Contains real-time data for meteorology and oceanography, as well as images and archives of publications. Includes video footage and offers the capability to make comments on the site and its contents.

Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library

Caters to the information needs of the research and educational activities of Scripps Institution.

Sea Surface Temperature Satellite Images

Provides access to the University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography's archive of sea surface temperature satellite images. Also includes an online lesson plan for teachers who want to incorporate the images into a lesson.

SeaWiFS Project Home Page

Provides access into the background, status, and documentation for NASA's upcoming global ocean color monitoring mission. Offers online documentation on this project, including educational resources.

SelectSite Ocean Technology

Provides pointers to businesses that specialize in ocean technology. Also lists conferences and reference sites, some of which might have something to offer someone doing non-business related research.

TAMU Oceanography Welcome Page

Contains a variety of information. Includes a section on questions about careers in oceanography. Also offers links to online journals and research articles and resources related to oceanography.

Topex/Poseidon—The Ocean Topography Experiment

Cooperative project between the United States and France to develop and operate an advanced satellite system dedicated to observing the Earth's oceans. Contains archives and updates for the project.

United States JGOFS Home Page

Contains information on current professional programs and studies. Includes current images of the world's major oceans as viewed with satellite technology. Also contains recent oceanography references on the Web.

United States WOCE Home Page

Provides information about the present United States WOCE plans and details the status of current work.

Welcome to OCEANIC

Maintains information on World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE), TOGA Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment (TOGA COARE), research ship information and cruise schedules, and other oceanographic information sources.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

Contains general oceanographic information. Includes a listing of oceanography Web sites.

Word about the International Oceanographic Foundation

Explains the mission of the International Oceanographic and contains an excellent definition/explanation of the field of oceanography.

World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Oceanography

Provides links to a variety of Internet resources on oceanography. Offers links to Web resources by geographic area. Links to the "What's New" link, which contains a listing of sites that have recently announced or renovated their Web sites.


Columbus Rock and Mineral Society

This site is dedicated to information on rocks, minerals and fossils. Lists schedules meetings and field trip and links to other sites devoted to the collection and study of fossils and minerals.

Dino Russ’s Laur

Web site devoted to information aboout varius dinosaurs. Features links to dinosaur and vertebrate paleontology, and earth and geoscience sites. Also contains information concerning contacts for those interested in participating in actual dinosaur digs.

Dinosauria On-Line

Features dinosaur articles, discussions and essays, reference materials and dinosaur products for sale. Also contains the names and dates of all the geological time periods and links to other dinosaur related Web sites.

Exposure Excursions

Vacation planners that arrange paleontological excursions into the “badlands” of Alberta Canada.

Gulf Of St. Lawrence Microfossil Catalogue

Contains searchable database of microfossil images.

Museum of Paleontology

Devoted to the explanation and understanding of paleontology. Also contains sections on phylogeny, geological time, and evolutionary thought.

Raymond M. Alf Museum

Features a paleontologic museum tour. Also contains information about various collections that the museum carries.

UC Berkeley’s Museum of Paleontology

Online museum covering the different aspects of paleontology. Features educational catalogs and exhibits.

University of California Museum of Paleontology: Bringing Life's Past and People Together

Presents dinosaurs and fossils. Simulates a visit to a real museum of paleontology. Enables you to visit different exhibits to discover fossil images, background data, and geological information.



A professional literature database containing abstracts about wildlife, ecology, fisheries, ornithology, biology, and zoology.


Serves as a resource for Alpaca ranchers, breeders, weavers, spinners, investors, and anyone who wants more information about alpacas.

Cornell Ornithology Collection

Provides information about the history of the ornithology program at Cornell. Offers a useful link to a gopher search tool for scientific information on bird species.

Electronic Zoo

Contains information about animals and animal-related resources. Offers many links to information on nearly any animal.

Insect Behavior Group

Site run by zoology professors and students at the University of Toronto. Contains several articles about insect behavior and communication.

NetVet Veterinary Resources

Provides information related to veterinary medicine. Offers the Electronic Zoo, a large collection of animal-related computer resources.

NetVet Veterinary Resources and the Electronic Zoo

Provides lists for animal resources. Includes links organized by animal (cats, dogs, insects, and so forth), electronic publications, legislation, organizations, biology, and medicine.

Virtual Emu

A biodiversity and bird conservation group in Australia. Features a library of bird images and listings of threatened birds.

Zoology Department

Zoology department at The University of Tasmania Web site. Contains information about the department and its programs. Also has information for contacting the department.

Zoological Record

Contains links to various zoological resources. Provides an online glossary.