Internet resources





The Animal Diversity Web

Conserving Earth's Biodiversity by E.O. Wilson
The Digital Zoo
The Digital Zoo
The EMBL Reptile Database
Endangered Species Program, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Fish Base, a global information system on fishes
MAB species databases
NatureServe, species conservation information
Vascular Plant Type Catalog, by the New York Botanical Garden


Botanical Resources
Internet sites on botany The New York Botanical Garden  Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
 Desert Botanical Garden  The Living Desert Wildlife & Botanical Park
Ecological web sites  Missouri Botanical Garden
Epiphytes  GardenWeb Glossary of botanical terms
 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew  Gardening Know How


CAMs - Live video around the world
Alpine tundra CAM Earth CAMs  | Earth from space
AfriCAM, live video of African wildlife South Pole CAM
Antarctica CAM World CAMs
Coral reef CAM Zoo CAM


American Universities Universities of the world
International Universities World Lecture Hall, for on-line courses
blacksquare8x8.gif (835 bytes) Best Colleges and Universities, U.S. News & World Report


Digital earth | Global Visualization TerraServer, interactive topographic maps
Climate change Trails, interactive topographic maps
Earth and moon viewer United Nations Environmental Program
Global hydrology and climate center World atlas - resources and environment
On-line Guides to Meteorology World time
State of planet earth World weather


Internet sites on the environment Environmental News Network (ENN)
Internet sites on ecology Global Climate Change Gateway
Climate - Idaho Global Forest Watch
Climate - NOAA Global Population Stabilization Program
Climate - Western USA Natural Resources Research Information
Climate - World Ocean Web
6 billion Human Beings Population Reference Bureau
Eco-Links Resources and Environment Atlas
EcoPort to Ecology United Nations Environmental Program
Environment/Life/Work discussions World Population Information


Idaho & Region
Idaho Government & Agencies  Local Resources
State of Idaho The Palouse Prairie
Department of Education City of Moscow | City of Moscow
Department of Environmental Quality Chamber of Commerce
Department of Fish & Game Latah County Libraries
Department of Lands League of Women Voters, Moscow 
Inside Idaho - online atlas and maps Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute
USGS in Idaho Police Department, Moscow


Long term Ecological Research sites (LTER)
International LTER sites Forest Ecosystems
USA LTER Network | Research sites  H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest LTER
   Harvard Forest LTER
Aquatic Ecosystems  Hubbard Brook
 North Temperate Lakes LTER Grasslands
 Caribou-Poker Creeks Research Watershed Konza Prairie, tall grass prairie
 Virginia Coast Reserve LTER  Short grass steppe LTER
Desert Ecosystems Tundra Ecosystems 
 Jornada Basin LTER McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
 Sevilleta LTER Niwot Ridge, Colorado


Man and the Biosphere (MAB)
MAB - UN | Interactive map MAB - Europe
MAB - USA MAB species databases


Science & education
The Chronicle of Higher Education New Scientist
Environmental News Network (ENN) blacksquare8x8.gif (835 bytes) Educause Quarterly
Science On-line Popular magazines
ScienceDaily Magazine National Geographic
Scientific American Outside Magazine
The Scientist Sierra


Smithsonian Institution  National Museum of Natural History
 Science museum listing  World-wide museum listing


Libraries & Language Bibliographic Databases
University of Idaho Library A comparison of bibliographic software
National Agricultural Library UNESCO database list
UC Berkeley Libraries Agricola
WWW Virtual library BIOSIS
Smithsonian Institution Libraries Web of Science | UI access
Scientific and technology dictionary (UI only) Procite
Oxford English Dictionary (UI only) General Science
Merriam-Webster Dictionary ScienceNet Links
International language dictionaries Yahoo Science | Google Scholar
Encyclopedia Britannica Reference search

Writing & Data Presentation



The Elements of Style, by William Strunk International System of Units (SI)
Researching in the Sciences Periodic Table of Elements 1 | 2 | 3
Guide to style manuals Random number generator
Scientific Style and Format Conversion unit calculators
Selected references Conversion factors calculator
Bibliography of style manuals Metric/Imperial units conversions
Scientific graphics software World Time
Statistical software: SYSTAT | SPSS


Electronic Media
Associated Press Photo-Archive
Photo/Media library


Professional societies
Summary of professional societies
 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
 American Fisheries Society (AFS)
 American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)
Animal Behavior Society
American Society for Plant Biologists (ASPB)
 British Ecological Society (BES)
 Ecological Society of America (ESA)
 Society for Range Management (SRM)
 Society of American Foresters
 Wildlife Society

Popular organizations
 Arbor Day Foundation  The Nature Conservancy
 Audubon  Sierra Club
Cousteau Society  Wilderness Society
The National Geographic Society  World Wildlife Fund


Government Resources
United States House of Representatives North America online atlas
United States Senate
U.S. government Internet access

National Organizations & Agencies

 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
 National Institutes of Health (NIH)
 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
 National Park Service (NPS)
 National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program (NRI)
 National Science Foundation (NSF)
 United States Army Corps of Engineers
 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
 United States Fish & Wildlife Service
 United States Forest Service (USFS)
 United States Geological Survey (USGS)


The Hubble Space Telescope
International Space Station
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
 NASA for educators
 Photographs of the planets
Exploring the universe


Annelid Resources Hornocker Wildlife Institute
The Digital Zoo Monterey Bay Aquarium
The EMBL Reptile Database  Plants Database (USDA)
Endangered Species Program World Wildlife Fund
Fish Base, a global database on fishes Zoological Society of San Diego