The department maintains an online resource center containing links to other sites, alumni news, a vector & raster map server, as well as other topics.
This is a great starting point for geological-based information on the Web.
- Geological Society America
The home page for the GSA, includes conference information and products.
- Color Landform Atlas
This site is an index of local maps and information for each state in the U.S.A.
- Online Earth Science Resources
This site is a very comprehensive link site to many geology-based info servers.
- Volcano World!
This is a fantastic starting point for volcanology and volcanic information!
- Ridge Multibeam Synthesis Project
Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Observatory Ocean Mapping page. Excellent information and images.
- Pennsylvania Earthquakes
This USGS site provides a record of early earthquakes in Pennsylvania.
- Carnegie Natural History Museum
A world-class museum adjacent to Pitt's campus!
- National Space Science Data Center
This site has great general information about the planets as well as some very good JPEGS from recent missions as well as Hubble Space Telescope (HST) images.
- The Nine Planets Page
This site has more text based information about the planets than the NSSDC site. Plus, there are GIF format images.
- Master Index of Planetary Images
This is a great site if you are looking for planetary images on the Web.
- Welcome To The Planets
This is the JPL site for the planets and includes lots of mission information as well as image information.
- Lunar & Planetary Institute
The LPI is an excellent reference source for general and specific planetary information covering many topics as well as educational material for all levels. This site also has online information about the annual LPSC Conference.
- The Planetary Society
This site has lots of space exploration information and files.
The Center for Earth and Planetary Studies at the Smithsonian Institution. CEPS is an excellent source of planetary image information.