E-Learning

E-LEARNING

EARTH SCIENCE COURSES

Introduction     Minerals     Igneous Rocks     Metamorphic Rocks   Sedimentary Rocks    
Deformation of Rock     Geological Time     Mass-Wasting    Streams and Drainage Systems    
Global Change     Glaciers   Groundwater     Earthquakes and the Earth's Interior      Deserts and Winds    
Weathering and Soils  Acid Rain    Air Pollution    Alternate Energy Sources   Coal and Gas Hydrate Resources    
Coastal Environment   Fossil Fuels     Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect  
Health Risks and Environmental Pollution     Hydrology    Mineral Resources   Nuclear Energy   
The Oceans and their Margins    Plate Tectonics   Pollutants   Resources of Minerals and Energy 
Sewerage Treatment Soil     Solid Wastes     Water Quality     Tsunami   Meteorites and Extinctions
adapted to HTML from lecture notes of Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Tulane University

150+ ACTIVITIES /  INVESTIGATIONS

Dynamic Planet   Astronomy  Changing Life    Climate Change   Climate and Weather   
Severe Weather    Cryosphere  Earthquakes   El Nino  Energy   Energy Resources   
Fossils   Land Use Planning    La Nina   Materials and Minerals   Mineral Resources    
Oceans1   Oceans2   Plate Tectonics   River Systems  Rocks and Landforms   
Soils   Volcanoes     Water Resources  courtesy AGI

FIELD SKILLS

Some Common Geological Terms - basic glossary of geology   Topographic Maps - the basics  
Block diagram showing map view and cross section     Magnetic Declination - all you really want to know
Brunton Compass Tutorial - Australian Mirror of this site    
Using a Silva Compass adapted to the Southern Hemispherefrom Kjetil Kjernsmos illustrated guide    
Using microchemistry / electronmicoscropy to interpret geology   Geochemistry in the search for ore deposits    
Chart links topographic contours to terrain profiles      Global Positioning Systems     
Lake Vostok - a giant hidden lake beneath the ice of Antarctica    Exploration Drilling   Different Kinds of Map Scales

CAREERS

Why Earth Science?    Palaeontologist    Geologist (Earth Scientist)comprehensive     
Earth Science and Geology      A modern industrial society      Fun things Geologists do     
Serious things Geologists do      Environmental Hazards      The Geosciences and Societal Problems     
Hydrogeologists      Environmental geology      Soil Sciences      Petroleum Geologists      Economic Geology   
Reasons why you should choose Geology (Earth Sciences)      Career Opportunities and Profesional Recognition     
Further education and requirements     Career Trends
 
  Adapted from information obtained from James Cook University School of Earth and Environmental Sciences