This experimental server was designed to retrieve data from the 1990 US Census Summary Tape Files. You must have forms capability to utilize this site.
An earthquake preparedness newsletter for schools from the Greater Victoria School Board Emergency Preparedness Steering Committee.
This is the server to cut all that hated red tape-shortcuts to many government, military, law enforcement, and intelligence sites.
The Alliance for Fire and Emergency Management, which provides training and education for the fire and emergency response community.
Information and assistance for US companies wanting to explore the markets, pursue the commercial opportunities, and understand trade and investment barriers in the Asian and Pacific countries, excluding Japan. Learn answers to the most frequently asked questions about doing business in the region, identify additional sources of information and assistance, and understand the Asia/Pacific staff's role in assisting US companies gain market share in the region.
British Columbia Archives and Records Service provides records management and archival services for the government's records. It also provides access to records of enduring value to the province and an image database of more than 5,000 historical photographs. Network exhibitions, a visual record collection, selected cartographic records and a research library containing 10,000 publications are featured.
Emergency preparedness and emergency management documents from the Provincial Emergency Program as well as earthquake preparedness information.
The Canada Council was designed to foster and promote the arts. The Canada Council was created in 1957 by the Parliament of Canada to operate as an independent organization.
A health and emergency services organization providing disaster relief, social services, first aid and water safety training as a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent committed to the fundamental principles and mission of the movement.
Nationwide data from the 1970, 1980, and 1990 US Censuses are available through the LBNL data archive. This archive is believed to be the most complete collection of US Census data on the Internet. Most of the resources are preserved in the form of data, software, and machine-readable documentation.
CAASD is a FAA-sponsored Federally Funded Research and Development Center operated by The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit system engineering organization chartered in the public interest. Technical reports; laboratory facilities descriptions; a report from the 14th Digital Avionics Systems Conference and Technical Display; information about the1994 Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA); and upcoming conferences are all provided here.
This center was established by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Charleston, South Carolina, to develop improved management strategies for achieving coastal ecological, cultural, and economic sustainability. Information about the Centers three program areas: COASTAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES, ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND TECHNOLOGY, and DATA AND INFORMATION SYSTEMs is provided, as well as links to related areas.
Information about the efforts to monitor the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, including seismic, radio nuclide, hydroacoustic, infra sound and fusion data being collected. Information about the organizations conducting this research and the techniques they are using.
Information about the Computer Incident Advisory Capability (CIAC) the U.S. Department of Energy's computer security incident response team that offers on-call technical assistance and information to DOE sites faced with computer security incidents. The site offers CIAC Bulletins, Documents, Notes and Tools.
Formed in 1993 to identify the nature and causes for climate variations on time scales ranging from months to centuries. The ultimate goal of this work is to develop the ability to predict important climate variations on these time scales. Other links include: satellite data research (Climsat group); the CDC Data Archives; neural network predictions of El Niño; Boulder weather and climate data; software support; the CDC Map Room; and interesting WWW sites for climate researchers.
The CPC develops tools to predict climate variations, monitor climate systems and develop data bases which determine current global and regional climate anomalies and trends, and then analyzes their origins and then links them to a complete climate system. The CPC supports and stimulates the use of climate data for applications in energy, transportation, water resources, and health.
Vast collections of information available about the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) are combined with easy access to diverse electronic resources over the Internet to form the CLIO information system. Its goal is to serve the staff of NARA, as well as other Government agencies and constituents throughout the world.
Access to various simulations of various tidal patterns. These are use to determine the damage being done to various oceanic ecosystems by wastes and pollution.
This program provides coastal data and imagery to federal, state, and local governments, and academic institutions by mapping the US coastal oceans four times daily. Access to information about the following regions: North East; Gulf of Mexico; Great Lakes; West Coast; Caribbean; and Central Pacific. Lists of products, papers and a bibliography, people involved, and software and documentation are also provided.
This New York City museum was designed to help you to experience how design affects every aspect of your daily life. It is one of a select few Smithsonian Institutions. This museum investigates the uses, structures, effects and meanings of the products of design and their roles as forces for communication and change in our daily lives. History, samples of their current and past collections and exhibits, and program descriptions are provided.
The Data Extraction System is a tool for extracting records (rows) and fields (columns) from very large, public-information, data files (for example: survey and census records). The system produces custom extracts in selectable data file formats which, when processed, can then be picked up at the Census Bureau's FTP site. This system DOES NOT produce tabulations, it produces ONLY RAW DATA which must then be processed by programming or statistical analysis software elsewhere.
The Department of Defense's official World Wide Web information service, which provides direct access to the information services of the military departments, selected DoD organizations and feature sections that include news, fact files, publications, questions and answers in addition to a locator service.
A brief explanation of how the DARTCC operates to help achieve the FAA's mission Safety in the skies. Interesting links to basic control information; radar data processing; Air Traffic; Flight Data Communications; Traffic Management Unit; the Denver ARTCC Airway Facilities Sector; weather services; the Center Weather Service Unit; the Aviation Medical Department; and Denver ARTCC and other FAA publications.
Information for citizens and educators on disaster preparedness and recovery, and links to agencies, organizations, and networks involved in disaster response, recovery, and research.
The EROS Data Center, located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is a data management, systems development, and research field center of the U.S. Geological Survey's National Mapping Division. The Center holds the world's largest collection of space and aircraft acquired imagery of the Earth. Access to declassified intelligence satellite photography now available.
Find out everything you need to know about earthquakes. They have a growing series of factsheets titled "Reducing Earthquake Losses Throughout the United States now available at this site. Their Current Earthquakes page has lists of large earthquakes all over the world from the global network and in detail from a large variety of regional networks and maps of earthquakes in California and Hawaii.
This lab provides: the basis for all electrical measurements in the United States; practical measurements for the electronics and electrical industry sectors; and advertised calibration services and artifact standards. Links to their Electricity, Semiconductor Electronics, Electromagnetic Fields, Electromagnetic Technology, and Optoelectronics Divisions; and Offices of Microelectronics Programs and Law Enforcement Standards are provided.
Emergency services worldwide, providing online information, equipment, services and anything else related to emergencies.
Find out about this government department's portrait, policies, acts and regulations, programs and activities.
Find out what's currently going on with the EPA. Learn about current regulations and legislation. Find the closest office. Or just contact them to tell them what you think about hot environmental issues.
ERL conducts an integrated program of fundamental research, technology development, and services to improve our understanding of the Earth and its oceans and inland waters, the lower and upper atmosphere, and the space environment. Background information and access to labs are provided.
ETL creates new environmental monitoring technology based on remote sensing, which enables us to gain new insight into the behavior of the atmosphere and the oceans. Learn about this labs accomplishments, its divisions and its different technology transfer systems.
This organization develops FAA Headquarters regulatory policy and rule making for airmen and air carriers who are required to operate under FAR Parts 121, 135 and 129. Lists of Air Transportation Publications and Information, as well as Inspector Handbook Flight Standards, Information Bulletins and Other organizations within the Flight Standards Service are made available through this site.
This center is based at Iowa State University. Get an overview of this project, learn what the center does, review the detailed descriptions of program elements and accomplishments, what other programs are participating in this project, and what the latest program news is and what the current technical tasks are.
Information about human factors research and applications under the auspices of the National Plan for Civil Aviation Human Factors is provided by this service for the aviation community and other interested users with. Information about the following projects is included: the National Plan for Civil Aviation Human Factors: An Initiative for Research and Application; the Human Factors Research Project Initiatives; and the Civil Aviation Human Factors Research and Application Projects.
The ASC works to identify, develop, and implement initiatives that have the potential to increase the capacity of the national aviation system. Included in these efforts are airport developments, terminal and en route airspace improvements, enhanced air traffic control procedures, improved weather detection and dissemination, and the application of new technologies. Access to publications, ACE Plan databases, and airport layouts are made available here.
This center is a premiere aviation research, development, engineering, test and evaluation facility. Lots of links to other programs and laboratories are made available through this site.
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority is a site designed to attract job-creating businesses to the largest jurisdiction in metropolitan Washington D.C. It has chamber of commerce information including how business can relocate and set up.
Everything you could ever want or need to know about the FBI. Historical information, general how to information, and information of current issues of national importance.
Use this site to locate and explore FAA information and as a springboard to other Internet-based services supported by the FAA. Also find out current FAA news and information.
The FDIC is the independent deposit insurance agency created by Congress to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's banking system. Access their Semiannual Report to Congress, Quarterly Banking Profiles, Corporate Library, data on FDIC-insured Institutions, and Division of Research and Statistics.
Office of Emergency Information and Public Affairs, Washington, DC, USA This office of emergency and public affairs site offers information on the federal emergency management agency and its hundreds of pages of information on a variety of emergency management, disaster preparedness, response and recovery topics. News Desk provides latest disaster news releases.
On-line source of a variety of federal information, including employment opportunities. This site specializes in providing such information to link government and universities.
Your best resource for information and training seminars on human resources for the federal government. Informational forums include: Federal Managers; Federal Labor and Employee Relations; and a Federal EEO Corner. Lists of on-site training seminars, upcoming conferences and their publications are also provided.
Consumer alerts, FTC news releases, notices of hearings, transcripts, requests for public comment, an FTC Consumer Line, FTC telemarketing sales rules and other information services and sources are all accessible here from the FTC.
In partnership with the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), FedWorld provides a comprehensive central access point for locating and acquiring government, as well as scientific, technical and business related information. Information is categorized by subject to facilitate your search.
The Field Division (FLD) plans and directs the collection of national sample survey, census, and other data at the local level. Data are collected through a flexible field organization of regional offices in 12 major cities across the country. Provides General Field Division Information by region, a Map of Field Divisions, Survey Abstracts, and a listing of Employment Opportunities in Regional Offices.
FinanceNet reaches across the world to provide listings of Government Asset Sales for the general public while providing electronic document libraries, mailing lists, discussion forums and major related resources. Their best of the net links and informs the public and private sector financial management professionals in government, federal, state and local, academia and industry on issues of fiscal finance.
U.S. international trade statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. Includes: a Top 10 International Trading Partners listing, a overview of their International Trade Program, their International Trade Reports, Who's Who in Foreign Trade and links to other trade pages.
FIRST brings together a variety of computer security incident response teams from government, commercial, and academic organizations. FIRST aims to foster cooperation and coordination in incident prevention, to prompt rapid reaction to incidents, and to promote information sharing among members and the community at large. Team contact information, teams with WWW servers, FIRST activities, alert archives, additional information about FIRST, resources, How do I get to FIRST?, and FIRST discussion lists provided.
A great deal of general information concerning the application for and granting of patents is provided in non-technical language at this site. This site is especially relevant for inventors, prospective applicants for patents, and students.
The goal of this Princeton, New Jersey, lab is to expand the scientific understanding of those physical processes which govern the behavior of the atmosphere and the oceans as complex fluid systems. You can also access their Modular Ocean Model, Climatological Datasets, and group information about climate dynamics, middle atmosphere dynamics and chemistry, experimental prediction, oceanic circulation, observational studies, hurricane dynamics, mesoscale dynamics, and system and computing services.
A prototype of an academic medical journal published via the WWW. Issues have featured complete abstracts from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine conference.
A unique site in that the hierarchy of its pages is similar to the physical layout of Goddard's library. The pages are suitable for any graphical WWW browser and should support Lynx quite well too.
A great source for interdisciplinary environmental research done on the Great Lakes and its surrounding regions. Loads of links to realated information.
The Greater Clearwater Chamber of Commerce offers details about the Florida west coast city of Clearwater, with its view of the Gulf of Mexico.
This center combines the resources and research facilities of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and the Harvard College Observatory under a single director to pursue studies of those basic physical processes that determine the nature and evolution of the universe. Learn about the work they do in their major projects and achievements divisions: Atomic and Molecular Physics, High Energy Astrophysics, Optical and Infrared Astronomy, Planetary Sciences, Radio and Gastronomy, Solar and Stellar Physics, and Theoretical Astrophysics.
One of the departments of the Census Bureau. Different reports, including Housing Vacancies and Ownership, third quarter 1995; Income and Poverty: 1994; Housing Statistics; Household Economic Statistics; Health Insurance; Income and Poverty; Labor Force; Poverty Dynamics; Program Participation Dynamics; Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates; and Wealth are available here.
The HUD PDX Multifamily Web, an online Housing and Urban Development (HUD) field office in Portland, Oregon, provides information about HUD programs. The page includes PDX MF e-mail addresses and links to other housing and community development resources.
The Federal Inspectors General conduct audits, investigations, and inspections to increase the economy and efficiency of agency programs and decrease fraud, waste and abuse. IGnet is an Internet based system for sharing information among the Inspector General community and other professionals involved in audits, inspections and investigations. Resource information about audits, inspections, and investigations are provided. Links to related sites are also made available.
An Agency of the Public Health Service Department of Health and Human Services. Their goal: to raise the health status of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest possible level. Learn about trends and regional differences in Indian health; Health Care Provider References; Administrator References; Automated Jobs Listings; A Gateway to Cyberspace; Technology in the IHS; and Links to American Indian Sites.
This organization provides timely, accurate and complete information on the satellite derived products. Catagories of these satellite products include: winds, ozone, images, SPP, soundings, and environmental. Links to other related sites are provided as well.
Access to a great government database, which includes the Congressional Record, the United Nations, the Joint Economic Committee, a US Patent Database, and the Federal Reserve Board. Discussions of the 1996 Internet World Exposition and Radio on the Internet.
The Stennis Center is an independent, legislative branch agency created by Congress in 1988 to promote and strengthen public service in America and to carry on the commitment to public service exemplified by the life and work of Senator John C.Stennis of Mississippi. Site includes programs, a list of trustees and partners, and pointers to other sites of public policy.
Maryland's Department of Natural Resources includes facts about state parks, guides and more. The site contains a list of all forest, state park and wildlife management areas, as well as pictures and trail maps.
Training is one critical aspect of this center, which houses the FAA Academy, the Coast Guard Institute, and the Transportation Safety Institute. Another function is providing logistics support for the daily operation of the National Airspace System (NAS). Research is the last component of this center, carries out at the Civil Aeromedical Institute (CAMI), where research centers on the human factors of aviation safety. At CAMI, scientists study the causes of aircraft accidents and how to prevent them or make them more survivable.
A department of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), which administers most of the foreign economic and development assistance programs of the US Government. Links to service and program information for minorities, as well as a list of procurements, grants and assistance by deadline or release date.
Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, US This server contains information about NASA/GSFC Space Data and Computing Division Highlights, which includes a virtual space walk, supernova discoveries, view of the moon's features and exploration of current and future supercomputing capabilities. Facts about NASA internships in computing and related cooperative agreements are also provided.
One of the Smithsonian Museums located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Lots of great information is available here. A map of the different exhibitions, and information and photos of the displays are provided. A calendar of events, listings of departments, resources, educational programs and stats are provided.
Information for the aviation community and the general public on aviation issues related to Air Traffic Control. Learn what an Air Traffic Controller is; a short description of the different types of air traffic controllers and how their jobs differ; details of some of the problems with the equipment used in today's air traffic control system and what needs to be done to improve the system. Links to government information and other labor pages are provided.
This center manages data in support of scientific and technical programs involving remotely sensed and in situ retrospective meteorological data and climatological information. Access their products, publications and services; on-line data access; interactive visualization of climate data; and climate research programs, as well as the World Data Center A for Meteorology and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
This organization provides comprehensive information, research on critical state issues, informative publications, provocative meetings and seminars, an unparalleled legislative information database, a voice in Washington, D.C., and an expert staff to assist legislators and staff in solving difficult problems. Links are also provided to other policy resources.
Provides Internet users access to material about the Federal High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) Program. These include: NCO Fact Sheets; Reports, Periodicals, and Announcements; Grants and Research Contracts; HPCC Agency Information Servers; White House Statements/Policy Papers; Legislation and Testimony; and a Glossary of Acronyms.
NDBC serves as the focal point for data buoy and associated automated meteorological monitoring system technology for the United States. It provides meteorological and oceanographic data to forecasters, researchers, and other users in the United States and around the world. Specific information about their Moored Buoy Program; Drifting Buoy Program; C-MAN and WESTPAC Programs; PSOS Program; station locations; how to obtain archived NDBC data and other interesting internet WWW sites.
This independent U.S. government makes grants for projects in history, languages, philosophy, and other areas of the humanities. Find out about deadline changes, recent awards, an overview of programs and application guidelines.
This agency is responsible for developing and maintaining the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS). The NSRS is a network of many thousands of precisely determined points known as geodetic control points. These points provide the common base of reference to correlate longitude, latitude, height, scale, and orientation throughout the Nation, and the changes of these with time, for resource mapping and other related applications.
Created to execute the National Literacy Act, passed in 1991, this organization works to create systems which will enable every adult with literacy needs to receive services of the highest quality. Provides an overview of the organization and background information, including PL 102-73, the National Literacy Act of 1991, their history and vision for the future, and their 1993 Annual Report to Congress.
This center provides ocean data management and ocean data services to researchers and other users in the United States and around the world. Access their oceanographic databases, CD-ROM data products, International Oceanographic Data Exchange Library and Information Network, as well a links to other oceanographic sources and services.
In 1990, the federal government, in partnership with the nation's Governors, began a new rural initiative, the NRDP. Today, in partnership, representatives of federal, state, local, and tribal governmentsas well as the private for-profit and non-profit sectorswork together on rural development across the nation. At the federal level, the National Rural Development Council (NRDC) provides guidance for the Partnership and works on behalf of the SRDCs. Information about the Partnership's history, philosophies, participants, and successes are provided.
Information about the survey of our national wetlands being conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. View maps in progress and access related links.
Provides access to the Blue Goose Server, for information about the National Wildlife Refuge System and topics of interest related to wildlife and natural resources management. You can also access other U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service resources, information relating to natural resources management and federal legislative information.
The Nationwide Locator of missing people is a service of Military Information Enterprises, Inc. This company markets books and computer-access packages for locating missing people, military and civilians. It also operates a computerized locator system.
From this Home Page, you can access the NIEHS Gopher Server and the Home Pages of several organizations within the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
The NIEHS Laboratory of Molecular Biology offers seminars, scientific resources, and biological resources from around the world.
The public may use this collection as a reference collection from 8:30 to 5:00 Monday through Friday.
Access to the NIST research in Boulder carried out within the following laboratories: Electronics and Electrical Engineering; Chemical Science and Technology; Physics; Materials Science and Engineering; and Computing and Applied Mathematics.
This lab conducts research, collaborates with, and provides support to all NIST activities and to other federal agencies in selected fields of the mathematical and computational sciences important in science and engineering. Among the services and other information at this site are a guide to available mathematical software (GAMS) and ACM transactions on mathematical software. Also provides access to the various labs and divisions.
The Information Systems Engineering Division of the NIST supports standards development and provides technical assistance to government and industry. You will get specific information about the work they do in data administration, data management, applications of knowledge-based systems, computer graphics standards, conformance test development, and conformance tests and validation services at this site.
The Physics Laboratory is one of nine major divisions of the NIST. This lab supports United States industry by providing measurement services and research for electronic, optical and radiation technologies. Primary activities include: directed research in the physical sciences; development of new physical standards, measurement methods, and data; aggressive dissemination programs; and collaborating with industry to commercialize inventions and discoveries. Lots of links to related information.
NIST news and general information, as well as programs and services. Links to their national laboratory programs are also provided.
This home page of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides all kinds of great information about satellites, seasonal and interannual forecasts, protected species, rebuilding fisheries, long term global change, warnings and forecasts, coastal ecosystems health, navigation and positioning, other environmental information services and links to other data centers and libraries connected to the NOAA.
This library maintains a collection of more than one million books, journals, technical reports, microfiche, microfilm, compact discs, and databases that support research in the atmospheric sciences, fisheries, marine biology, meteorology, oceanography, and related disciplines. This web site provides information about the library and its services as well as access to several electronic publications and the NOAA library and information network.
The Environmental Information Services department of the NOAA. This is the place to find out what data products are available from NOAA; what you can do with data from NOAA; how you can find data available from NOAA; information about the NOAA National Data Centers; how NOAA participates in national and international organizations and joint offices; and other services provided by NOAA EIS.
A division of the Office of Ocean and Earth Sciences (OES), National Ocean Service ( NOS), U. S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Learn about advanced technology, geodynamcis, and satellite and ocean dynamics. Links to other geoscience servers are also provided.
This center provides information about the NOAA programs and disseminates selected NOAA information believed to be of widespread interest. Access to over 30 NOAA centers of data across the nation are made available to the private sector, and to educators, researchers, and the general public. Access to pilot information demonstration projects that employ advanced network navigation and access tools to provide integrated access to distributed NOAA data and information is also available.
Links to all information available through the NOAA. Also find out about the weather, science and technology, oceans and atmospheres, a NOAA search router, NOAA states and data centers, links to related internet resources, a NOAA personnel locator and regional map.
This world data center for paleoclimatology has lots of data resources, including: climate modeling, ice core, paleoceanographic, paleovegetation, tree-ring, and other data. Also available are abstracts of funded proposals and links to other related pages.
This center recognizes and builds upon the contributions of NOAA, other federal agencies, and other nations in developing, deploying, and operating spacecraft and sensors useful to the ocean community. Data from non-NOAA sources will observationally, geographically, and temporally enhanced data from U.S. satellites, providing the ocean community with useful and new products. Detailed information provided on platforms and sensors; CoastWatch programs; retrospective data; and program elements.
All kinds of weather forecast information available here: weather forecast products; local forecasts; zone forecasts; state forecasts; a state weather summaries; a hurricane statement; thunderstorm warnings; flash flood watch; tornado watch; river summaries; daily river forecasts; regional weather summaries; and state temperature and precipitation tables.
Links to western offices of the NOAA. These include: member organizations; the Alaska Fisheries Science Center; the education office; the Hazardous Materials Response and Assessment Division; the National Weather Service Forecast Office; the NOAA Library in Seattle; the NorthWest Fisheries Science Center; the Pacific Hydrographic Section; the Pacific Marine Center; Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory; the Pacific Operations Section (Pacific Tide Party); and the Western Administrative Support Center.
Scientific and technical support for the management, conservation, and development of the Pacific Northwest region's anadromous and marine fishery resources are provided by this center. Information on their research programs; their publications and library; other useful tools; other related sites and bioinformatics resources.
This major traveling exhibition is the culmination of a four-year effort to study and understand environmental issues affecting the health of the world's oceans. Search a TOPIC OUTLINE for a particular subject; take a SPECIAL TOUR designed by the Curator; find EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS associated with Ocean Planet; and see photographs of the ACTUAL EXHIBITION as currently presented at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History.
Services available here include locators for the NOAA and the Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C.; employment., training and NOAA grant opportunities available; an NOAA directory, handbook and diversity plan; a map with directions to the Resource Development Center; and a chart of "hits" on this web server.
Aviation human factors is the study of functional relationships between the operational safety and efficiency of the aviation system and the characteristics of those people, tasks, environments, and technologies. Learn about research programs, publications, access to statistics, and links to other related sites.
The Office of Environment and Energy develops, recommends, and coordinates national aviation policy relating to environmental and energy matters. Information provided from the Technology; Facility Environment and Safety; and Policy and Regulatory Divisions. A listing of all related regulations, reports, and policy and guidance documents is provided.
This office combines the expertise of managers and planners, scientists, and environmental advocates to balance preservation of valuable ocean and coastal resources with the need for compatible economic development of the coastal zone. Information is provided about their three program areas: the Coastal Zone Management Program, the National Estuarine Research Reserve System, and the National Marine Sanctuary Program.
This office manages the ingest, processing, and distribution of data and derived data products from NOAA's Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellites (POES) and Geostationary-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES). Included are such diverse environmental parameters as temperature soundings, derived winds, atmospheric ozone and aerosols, land vegetation indices, as well as imagery. Links to related products and services; data to access; and search engines are provided.
The OTL works with campus inventors to transfer University generated technologies into the commercial sector for public use. OTL activities include: the commercial evaluation of new technologies; determination of patentability; prosecution of patents; registration of copyrights; marketing and licensing of patents, tangible material, and software; negotiating license agreements; and, the receipt and distribution of royalties and other income.
The Office of Ocean Resources Conservation and Assessment (OCRS) is one of the four major line organizations of the National Ocean Service, within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce. ORCS provides decision makers with comprehensive scientific information on the resources of the nation's coastal areas, estuaries, and oceans. Learn about the work being done by the major divisions of OCRA.
The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence (C3I) contains information on significant C3I programs and aids in the distribution of related memoranda, guidelines, instructions and tools.
PMEL conducts scientific investigations in physical oceanography, marine meteorology, geochemistry, and related subjects. This site provides a lab overview, descriptions of their research projects, a list of publications, and reviews of PMEL data and software.
Geologic research on environmental, hazards and resources issues affecting the Nation's coastal realms and marine federal lands. This department of the USGS Marine and Coastal Program strives to address key marine and coastal issues, increase the understanding of geological processes affecting these realms, and ultimately improve the predictive capabilities to help guide the preservation and sustainable development of the Nation's marine and coastal regions.
The PCT Legal Office provides the world-wide intellectual property community with the most innovative and up-to-date customer service involving the Patent Cooperation Treaty. Available are the most current versions of all PCT forms and fees needed for filing and prosecuting international applications in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
The Peace Corp has remained a steady symbol of how our nation cares for over 30 years. More than 140,000 Americans have been Peace Corp Volunteers, and currently over 6,500 are serving in 94 countries. Learn what it takes to become a Volunteer, countries where Volunteers serve, and what their domestic programs are.
Press releases from the Census Bureau's Public Information Office, by subject or date. Also includes Tip Sheets for Reporters, Editors, and News Directors and a Full Text Search of News Releases.
Remote Area Medical, a nonprofit volunteer airborne relief corps, which serves the remote areas of the United States and the world. The organization was conceived by founder Stan Brock, co-star of the "Wild Kingdom" TV series.
Information available includes: Current News; About the SEC; What Every Investor Should Know; the EDGAR Database of Corporate Information; SEC News Digests and Public Statements; Current SEC Rule making: Proposals and Final Rules; and SEC Enforcement Actions.
All kinds of information and support available to start up, finance and expand your small business. A great resource for all you entrepreneurs out there. Youre not alone. Lots of great business links, too!
This organization provides small businesses, entrepreneurs, educators, economic development officers, and small business counselors with the resources necessary to further their business and economic efforts and goals. Their Electronic Resources provide access to hundreds of small business related publications, proceedings, databases and bulletins.
Photos of gems and minerals, with background information, from the Smithsonians National Museum of Natural History.
The official Smithsonian home page. All kinds of links available: an Overview of Smithsonian Museums; how to Navigate the Electronic Smithsonian; explore all aspects of the Institution; an Encyclopedia Smithsonian, which answers to frequently asked questions about the Smithsonian and other topics; and information on Planning a Visit to the Smithsonian. Lists of Institute Activities, Resources, and Products are also provided.
Links to over 500 documents on SSAs programs and policies. Includes a quick index: their Teachers Kit; Benefit Information; Forms; Disability Process Redesign; Rulings; Public Information Resources; a Policy Forum; Research and Statistics; Legislation; Guide for Employers; Frequently Asked Questions; and Other Servers of Interest.
Find out about the air pollution control agency for more than 14 million Southern Californians. Public information is provided about the nature of their smog problem and how you can help. Current air quality information and forecasts are also available. Because their area's smog problem is so severe, the AQMD often finds itself at the forefront of the nation's efforts to reduce air pollution. Learn about their innovative emission reduction programs, including the market-based regulation, as well as other rules and regulations.
Stat-USA gathers the most crucial, timely business and economic information from over 50 Federal agencies and distributes it from a central source. Quick and easy access to thousands of files, including trade statistics, overseas contacts, market research reports, daily economic releases, procurement information, and much more is also available.
This project was organized to map the geology of Stellwagen Bank using side-scan sonar, video, camera and grab sample data.
The workings of Congress on a daily basis. Contains the full text of legislation by the 103rd and 104th Congresses as well as the full text of the Congressional Record for both the House and Senate for the 104th Congress. An overview of each day's proceedings is available through the Daily Digest.
A project sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of the Census. The goal of this service is to provide a public resource for generating high-quality, detailed maps of anywhere in the United States, using public geographic data. Learn how this service works and how you can utilize it.
USAID is an independent federal government agency that conducts foreign assistance and humanitarian aid to advance the political and economic interests of the United States. Links to interesting reports and information include a Famine Early Warning System, the Greater Horn Information Exchange, their Productive Sector Growth and Environment page, the Environmental and Energy Study Institute, and the Demographic and Health Surveys Program.
Here you will have access to data maps; genealogical information; radio broadcast schedules; employment opportunities and links to other excellent sites.
A listing of over 50 guides and resources for environmentally related organizations and government departments.
Homepage of the Federal Information Exchange, Inc., a partnership between 10 agencies of the federal government and institutions of higher education to provide information about education/research grants opportunities.
Information on the programs of the FWS. Plus lots of great information, such as: coastal ecosystems, conservation programs and efforts, endangered species, environmental contaminants, federal aid to states, fire management, fisheries, information resources management, migratory birds and waterfowl, wetlands, wildlife laws, wildlife species information and the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Includes the Consumer Information Center, the Federal Acquisition Institute, GSA Advantage online shopping, the Federal Information center, the Doing Business with the Government catalog, and federal acquisition regulations.
A review of the basic and applied research on geology and geochemistry of radon in rocks, soils, and water since the 1950's. Efforts have included research on gas transport in soils, use of aerial and ground-based gamma radiation data for assessing radon source potential, area-specific studies on geologic environments that cause some of the most severe radon hazards, such as fault and shear zones and glacial deposits, and the development of radon emanation and soil measurement protocols for research and assessment.
The Government Printing Office (GPO) prints, binds, and distributes the printed and electronically disseminated publications of the Congress as well as the executive departments and establishments of the Federal Government. Their free access to federal government publications includes documents from: the Congress of the United States; the General Accounting Office; the National Archives and Records Administration's Office of the Federal Register; Office of Management and Budget; Office of Technology Assessment; and the State Department.
SJSU School of Library and Information Science page is for diplomats, researchers, university students and others interested in exploring information about conflict resolution, negotiation theory, and application in places such as South Africa and Northern Ireland.
The USITC is an independent federal agency that provides objective trade expertise to both the legislative and executive branches of government, determines the impact of imports on U.S. industries, and directs actions against certain unfair trade practices, such as patent, trademark, and copyright infringement. Site contains news releases, USITC notices, reports and general information about the USITC.
Information about the Legislative Branch of the United States government. It links to the U.S. Senate, via gopher, and to the U.S. House of Representatives' WWW server.
Information on the U.S. Postal Service, including postal rates and ZIP codes, searchable by city and street address.
This is the official U.S. Senate Internet server. It contains text of records and documents and links to other servers via the Library of Congress gopher: MARVEL.
The UNEP Collaborating Centre, supports the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in pursuing its aim to promote the incorporation of environmental awareness into energy policy and planning, particularly in developing countries.
This system of cooperating centers, coordinated from the Program Activity Center of the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP), is dedicated to making special types of environmental information more readily accessible to international and national decision makers and environmental analysts. Its mission is to provide timely and reliable geo-referenced environmental information and access to a unique international data service to help address environmental issues at global, regional, and national levels.
This bureau of the Department of the Interior is the Nation's largest earth science research and information agency. Learn about their educational resources, informational releases, environmental research, publications and data products and related internet resources.
A wealth of information about the United States, including historic, political and historical information, as well as descriptions of programs and activities of the United States Information Agency.
The Patent and Trademark Office has existed to bring to the public the ideas of creators who have been able to think the previously unthinkable. This site make available General Patent and Trademark Information; Current Announcements and Pending Public Hearings; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Services and Information; and Other Internet Resources.
Information, news, directories, and documents about the United States Public Health Service, its agencies and programs.
This governmental organization promotes the efficient and effective use of taxpayer dollars in support of American education by providing independent and objective assistance to the Congress and the Secretary in assuring continuous improvement in program delivery, effectiveness, and integrity. Links to the all the U.S. government agencies and officials, and their regional offices are available at this site.
This is a federal law enforcement crime lab, very much like the FBI crime lab, except that the crimes they investigate involve animals instead of people, and the evidence is different. Learn how this lab got started, what goes on there, the most difficult problems they face, and take a tour of the lab. Also learn the answers to frequently asked questions and visit related sites through their links.
One of three National Marine and Coastal Geology Programs, located in Maine. This center focuses on environmental quality and preservation, natural hazards and public safety, and natural resources. Access to information on earth-sciences, technology, water resources, and national mapping is also provided.
Links to various Flagstaff USGS resources as well as descriptions of the type of projects done at the Flagstaff Field Center are provided here. You can also browse the solar system or gather information about the solar system. A listing of products created by the USGS is also available.
This program documents environments in the past and present, and geological, geochemical, and geophysical processes involved in environmental change for the USGS Global Change Research Program.
The three functions of the NEIC are: it determines, as rapidly and as accurately as possible, the location and size of all destructive earthquakes that occur worldwide and then disseminating this information immediately to concerned national and international agencies, scientists, and the general public; next, it is THE national data center and archive for earthquake information; and lastly, it conducts an active research program to improve its ability to locate earthquakes and to understand the earthquake mechanism.
The USGS, through its National Mapping Program, provides accurate and up-to-date cartographic data and information for the United States. These data products and information provide a framework of spatial information needed by Federal, State, and local government agencies, as well as the private sector, to deal with such problems as conserving our natural resources, identifying and mitigating hazards, defining and studying ecosystems, and supporting economic development.
Statewide, community-based Australian organization made up of volunteers provides assistance in emergencies. Many images, documents, and useful information for emergency service personnel and emergency management officers.
This project of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (SFOS) was established in 1990. The Center's mission is to promote, facilitate, and support quality undersea research along the west coast of the United States and polar regions. Program descriptions, information about some of their underseas research projects, and additional links to other related web pages are provided.
This organization serves US citizens living outside the United States. Since 1978, ACA has been working to improve US laws and regulations which discriminate against Americans just because they live abroad. ACA has over a thousand individual members in over 90 countries. Resources available through ACA include: a SURVEY of AMERICAN BUSINESSES ABROAD; ACA Handbook for Citizens Living Abroad; ACA Survey of the Worldwide Overseas American Community; and ACA Issue Papers.
"Living Democracy" refers to the essential role of regular citizens in solving America's problems. This Vermont-based organization seeks to: reshape Perceptions of What's Possible; Link and Support Citizen Innovators and Provide Training in the Skills that Make Democratic Life Rewarding VT. They also have a Learning Tools catalog, Staff Profiles and an American News Service available at this site.
This organization serves the needs and interests of all American citizens who live and work outside the United States. It uses membership resources to solve common problems affecting Americans overseas. Specifically, FLAAG works to improve taxation, citizenship, voting, education, health care and social security, business competitiveness, and personal security as they affect citizens overseas through its Congressional, White House and other Federal agency liaisons. FLAAG also provides many services for its members.
Creatively using electronic media in all forms to directly empower citizens to have meaningful input into the political system is what TANN does. This site links content and conduit with transformational politics to give citizens greater leverage in the democratic process. TANN provides a Directory of Teledemocracy Through the Internet. We have a unique opportunity to support one another in the process of democratic transformation, a political evolution that will give new meaning to the power of the individual citizen in the 21st Century.
A great resource for world citizens! At this site you will find how to register, definitions, World Citizen projects, world government documents, reference materials and letters of support, world government cartoons, a global roundup and a World Citizen catalog.
Electronic Data Systems Corporation has helped customers improve their business performance with the application of information technology.
Impact DataSource is a privately held economic development and business consulting firm committed to creating and enhancing information based services and value for its clients through conducting prudent research, analysis and microcomputer software development.
The University of Georgia invites you to the Centennial Olympic City of Atlanta for the 1996 National Extension Technology Conference to be held on September 28 - October 2, 1996 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel.
The Fifth National Court Technology Conference (CTC5) will be September 9-12, 1997 in Detroit, Michigan, with vendors, a computer lab, educational seminars and more.
Military officers and academics convene this yearly conference to discuss ethical issues relevant to the military. The Conference meets each year in late January in Washington, D.C., to present and discuss academic papers. To continue this process, problems are posed monthly for discussion on the JSCOPE mailing list and in other appropriate forums.
Revisiting the Los Angeles Riots--Three Years Later: An Internet Conference on Urban Policy. Conference Description and Information, Questions to be Posed in the Conference, How To Participate in the Conference, Information on the primary conference venue - PUBPOL-D Images from the Uprising.
Ever want to browse the Federal Register, code of Federal Regulations, State environmental regulations, DOE/NRC orders, and other federal documents? Now you can!
Excerpts from the Courtroom Television Network pertaining to government issues from the Law Library section of CTV home page.
The Government Documents Center of the Yale University Libraries exists to serve Yale and its surrounding communities. It collects documents pertaining to the U.S. government, the United Nations, Canada, and the European Union. Good section on how to find U.S., state, local, and foreign government information. Electronic research service available to the public.
Brought to you by the Purdue University Libraries database. Tons of information and links to other libraries and databases connected to the THOR+ server. This site specifically connected to the WAIS databases of government information.
The NTRS is a service that allows users to search the many different abstract and technical report servers maintained by NASA. From the Ames Research Center, to the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, to the Kennedy Space Center and beyond. It's is open to anyone on the Net.
This page is a link in the greater UNC Chapel Hill SunSITE database. This particular site covers government documents including, but not limited to, White House press releases and budget proposal; the National Information Infrastructure Proposal; audio clips of Clinton's Saturday radio addresses; miscellaneous government-related databases. Plus more, more, more.
Home page of the Ambassador and Consulate General. Links to embassy services and responsibilities. Links to the White House; American facts & figures; American Documentation Center.
Explore Australia with a clickable map courtesy of the Australian Embassy. Get visa and tourist information. Buttons for FAQs and news flashes. Australian facts and figures galore. You'll need to know this stuff if you're going to the 2000 Olympics.
This list of current U.S. ambassadors of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Baltic States is provided as a public service by the Russian-American Chamber of Commerce. Nice to know if you're planning to vacation in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan.
The Electronic Embassy is a program designed to bring the Internet to the Washington, D.C. embassy community of more than 160 foreign government facilities. It is the core project TeleDiplomacy, Inc. Links to all of the foreign embassies in Washington, D.C., a site for international business, a handy directory for taking full advantage of the service, many other helpful resources.
Welcome to electronic Belgium, the capital of the European Union and a dynamic meeting place for the international community. Thanks to Belgium, we have the saxophone, which was invented by Adolphe Sax in 1846. Lots to learn at this site. Culture, travel, business and more.
This page is for those who want to get information on Indonesia or services from the Embassy. List of contacts within the Chancery. List of other Indonesian embassies and consulates around the world.
All about the Embassy of Israel in The Netherlands. Press and Information Affairs, links to culture, economic issues, consular business.
The White House's official Hillary page. Biography, speeches, photos. Electronic mailbox direct to the First Lady!
The Library of Congress' comprehensive page on the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government from the White House to Cabinet-level departments. Databases, search engines, sources, the works.
Fresh feeds of White House press releases.
For thirty-one years, THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON WHITE HOUSE FELLOWSHIPS has offered up to 20 Fellowships each year giving outstanding, promising Americans the opportunity to receive a first-hand introduction to the workings of the federal government at the highest level. Tune in for more information or an application.
The tuff rock of Nevada's Yucca Mountain lead many to consider this as the site of a future nuclear waste repository. Find out more right here.
The Semaphore flag signaling system. An alphabet signaling system based on the waving of a pair of hand-held flags in a particular pattern.