Other Science Sites

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Other Science Sites main categories (7 options):

  1. General

  2. Science News

  3. Agency News

  4. Space Science

  5. Atmospheric and Oceanic Science

  6. Engineering

  7. Weather


  1. General (4 options):

    1. The Chronicle of Higher Education: a web-version of the weekly publication
    2. Library Exhibits Online: selected by the Schwerdtfeger Library
    3. The Why Files: UW-Madison Graduate School's unique science site
    4. The Scout Report: a weekly report, written by professional librarians, listing "valuable resources on the Internet"

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  2. Science News (4 options):

    1. SciCentral.com: an "award-winning portal to breaking scientific research news" in biology, health, physics & chemistry, earth & space, and engineering
    2. Sci-Tech Library Newsletter: available issues from October 1999 to present
    3. Science Daily: "one of the Internet's leading online magazines and Web portals devoted to science, technology, and medicine"
    4. Science News Online: an online version of the weekly newsmagazine

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  3. Agency News (8 options):

    1. NASA News and Information
    2. NASA: Space Science News: updated weekly
    3. NESDIS News Page: news releases starting from 2000
    4. NOAA Magazine: updated monthly, with archives starting from 1999
    5. NOAA News Releases: news releases starting from 1995
    6. NOAA News Story Archive: archives available from 1999 to the present
    7. NSF News
    8. Science @ NASA: news from NASA about space science, astronomy, earth science, biological & physical sciences, etc.

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  4. Space Science (9 options):

    1. AstroWeb: Space Agencies and Organizations: a directory of websites related to space science
    2. Floridatoday.com: Space: news from "Florida's space coast"
    3. Forecasts of Space Weather and Effects: forecasts made available by the Swedish Institute of Space Physics in Lund and the Lund Space Weather Center
    4. NASA: Goddard Institute for Space Studies: the homepage for GISS at Columbia University, a division of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
    5. NASA: Space Science: the homepage of NASA's space science division
    6. National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC): NASA and non-NASA data relating to astrophysics, space physics, etc.
    7. Space News: the latest space news; site features a searchable archives
    8. SpaceWeather.com: "science news and information about the Sun-Earth environment"
    9. Universe Today: "space news from around the Internet updated every weekday"

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  5. Atmospheric and Oceanic Science (8 options):

    1. The British Atmospheric Data Centre: "the Natural Environment Research Council's (NERC) Designated Data Centre for the Atmospheric Sciences"
    2. Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS): part of Florida State University
    3. The Climate Diagnostics Center: affiliated with NOAA and CIRES
    4. Climate Prediction Center: part of the National Weather Service
    5. CLIVAR: An International Research Programme on Climate Variability and Predictability: partners with the International Geosphere Biosphere Programme (IGBP) and International Human Dimensions Programme (IHDP)
    6. The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC): affiliated with NOAA, NSIDC is a "national information and referral center in support of polar and cryospheric research"
    7. NCAR: The National Center for Atmospheric Research: "nonprofit corporation formed in 1959 by research institutions with doctoral programs in the atmospheric and related sciences"
    8. UCAR News Releases: news releases available from 1994 to the present

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  6. Engineering (2 options):

    1. EEVL: The Internet Guide to Engineering, Mathematics, and Computing: "EEVL's mission is to provide access to quality networked engineering, mathematics and computing resources"

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  7. Weather (6 options):

    1. Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC), UW-Madison: "a research and development center with primary focus on geophysical research and technology"
    2. Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS), UW-Madison: researches "passive remote sensing systems for meteorological and surface-based applications"
    3. Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS), UW-Madison: "one of the leading departments" in the field of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
    4. National Weather Service (at Sullivan, WI): focus on South and Southeast Wisconsin
    5. NOAA Central Library: Weather Sites: a directory of weather sites compiled by the NOAA Central Library staff
    6. Wisconsin Weather (Madison-area focus): local weather information

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Updated 6/17/03