GreenFILE (greeninfoonline.com), is a bibliographic database of information about environmental concerns, focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.
This resource offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the environment. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE serves as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet.
Displays the current Boulder, Colorado temperature obtained from the NCAR Foothills Laboratory, NCAR Table Mesa Laboratory, or the current temperature in Estes Park, Colorado.
This adds 12 improved radar images for US locations and 4 for international locations and the ability to supply a URL to use images
Local weather conditions, severe weather alerts and warnings, U.S. Doppler radar maps, international satellite maps, and forecasts
Google Earth - Weather Overlay
If you're running the latest version of Google Earth, you'll notice a Weather folder in the layers panel, which includes: Clouds, Radar, and Conditions and Forecasts
Personal Weather Stations Google Map (Weather Underground)
The Personal Weather Station (PWS) project allows anyone to purchase a low cost automated weather station and contribute the conditions to the website. Thousands of stations are in their world-wide network.
Weather Conversion Calculators (US Army)
Includes: Distance Conversion Calculator, Speed Conversion Calculator, Pressure Conversion Calculator, Weight Conversion Calculator, Volume Conversion Calculator, Wind Chill Calculator, Surface - Cross / Head / Tail Wind Calculator, Flight Level - Cross / Head / Tail Wind Calculator, Temperature Calculator, Relative Humidity Calculator, Heat Stress Index Calculator, Fighter Index of Thermal Stress, Height and Temperature D-Val Calculator, Pressure Altitude Calculator, Density / Pressure Altitude Calculator
Weather Maps, Animation, and Forecasts for your CellPhone/PDA (UW/SSEC)
PAW is a PDA friendly weather web site that contains real-time images, graphics and text formated for display on PDA devices equiped with high resolution color displays
NIST Virtual Museum (museum.nist.gov) features historically themed virtual exhibits, an online historical photo gallery, and news about the NIST museum physically located in Gaithersburg.
The museum's featured exhibit highlights Jacob Rabinow's inauguration into the Inventor's Hall of Fame, class of 2005. The exhibit is culled from the objects featured in the Rabinow Room, his numerous patents, and the NIST photo archive.Added 4/16/08
National Academies Press (NAP) was created to publish reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. NAP publishes more than 200 books per year on topics in science, engineering, and health.
Many NAP books, including those below, are freely available to read online. Government employees are also able to order copies of publications free of charge, as long as it's delivered to a government address. If you would like to recommend any of these reports for the library collection, please fill out this form or Request Free Report as Government Employee
Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World
Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences, Santa Barbara, California, August 26 to September 1, 2007, Alan K. Cooper, Peter Barrett, Howard Stagg, Bryan Storey, Edmund Stump, Woody Wise, and the 10th ISAES editorial team, Polar Research Board, National Research Council, U.S. Geological Survey
Carbon Dioxide and Climate: A Scientific Assessment
Report of an Ad Hoc Study Group on Carbon Dioxide and Climate, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, July 23-27, 1979, to the Climate Research Board, Assembly of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, National Research Council
Integrating Multiscale Observations of U.S. Waters
This report concludes that in order to realize the potential of integrated data, agencies, universities, and the private sector must work together to develop new kinds of sensors, test them in field studies, and help users to apply this information to real problems
Nanophotonics: Accessibility and Applicability
The Committee on Technology Insight-Gauge, Evaluate & Review set up by the NRC at the request of the Defense Intelligence Agency, has selected a number of emerging technologies to investigate for their potential threats to and opportunities for national security
Origin and Evolution of Earth: Research Questions for a Changing Planet
Questions about the origin and nature of Earth and the life on it have long preoccupied human thought and the scientific endeavor. Deciphering the planet's history and processes could improve the ability to predict catastrophes like earthquakes and volcanic eruptions...
Review of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program's Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.3: Reanalyses of Historical Climate Data for Key Atmospheric Features:
Implications for Attribution of Causes of Observed Change
The U.S. Climate Change Science Program is in the process of producing 21 draft assessments that investigate changes in the Earth's climate and related systems. These assessments are designed to inform decisionmakers about the scientific underpinnings...
Additonal online books are available on the Library site, including texts, reference and reports.Added 4/23/08
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell recently announced an agreement to launch a new online publication, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews Climate Change. The publication is a collaborative project with the Royal Meteorological Society and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and will begin publishing in 2010.
From the press release: "The Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs) are hybrid publications that combine the most powerful features of traditional reference works and review journals in an innovative online format. WIREs Climate Change will complement the global publisher's already existing activities in the area of geographical research and knowledge transfer to policy.
WIREs Climate Change will be developed under the editorship of Professor Mike Hulme, Founding Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia. The online resource will cover a broad range of topics including climate modelling, climate economics, climate change mitigation, and the ecological impacts of climate change."Added 4/29/08