eLibrary – Recommended links – Science and Technology

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Australian Bureau of MeteorologyThe Australian Bureau of Meteorology website provides information about Australia's weather and climate, as well as information on climate change and research into climate and weather.
Department of Agriculture and Water ResourcesThe Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources' website provides information on a wide range of topics, including water policy and research, management of Australia's forests and fisheries, agriculture and farming, trade and biosecurity.
Department of the Environment and Energy (Australia)The Australian Department of the Environment and Energy website provides information on a range of topics, including biodiversity, heritage, climate change, marine science and national parks.
Geology.com The Geology and Earth Science News and Information website includes information on gemstones, fossils, rocks, plate tectonics, volcanoes and earthquakes.
Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions DataHosted by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, this website contains information on global greenhouse emissions, with data available by economic sector, country and the gas being emitted. Contains a handy carbon footprint calculator.
National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is responsible for preserving, monitoring, assessing, and providing public access to the USA's climate and historical weather data and information. The website also contains information on climate change and international weather and climate information.
National Geographic mappingInteractive map-making software provided by the National Geographic Society. The website also contains activities for school students and online courses for teachers.