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Aerial view of Honolulu, Hawaii, Carol M. Highsmith, photographer, 2005. Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

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"Big Ice Sheets Doing Big Things: Why it's a Big Deal," a presentation by Bob Bindschadler, Chief Scientist, Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Webcast)

"By Endurance We Conquer: Ernest Shackleton and the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Centenary Expedition 2014," a presentation by Joanne Davies, FRGS, expedition leader, and other expedition members who discuss the history of the 1914 expedition and their planned centenary expedition (Webcast)

"Charles Darwin, Geologist," a presentation by Sandra Herbert, one of the world's leading authorities on Darwin (Webcast)

Climate and Weather (Selected Internet Resources)

Cold Regions Bibliography (Online Database)

Does water go down the drain counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern hemisphere? (Everyday Mysteries)

Earth's Water Cycle and Climate Change: Reading List (Science Reference Guide)

"Earth’s Water Cycle in a Changing Climate," a presentation by Peter Hildebrand, chief of the Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Webcast)

The Flat Earth and its Advocates: A List of References (Science Reference Guide)

Hurricane Isabel (Hot Topics Guide)

"Lessons learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake and new tactics for the STI ecosystem," a presentation by Professor Tateo Arimoto, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan, and Director General of the Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society (RISTEX), Japan (Webcast)

"My Winter in Greenland and Summer in Antarctica," a presentation by Lora Koenig, PhD, of NASA's Cryospheric Sciences Laboratory speaks on doing field research for months at a time on the ice in challenging darkness, frigid temperatures and high winds (Webcast)

Natural Disasters: A Guide to Selected Resources (Science Reference Guide)

Navigation (Science Tracer Bullet)

"Observing the Living Oceans from Space," a presentation by Gene Feldman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Webcast)

Oceanography (Selected Internet Resources)

Remote Sensing (Science Tracer Bullet)

"Volcanoes – Near, Far and Really Far Away," a presentation given by Ashley Davies, Asteroids, Comets and Satellites Group, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA (Webcast)

Weather and Climate Data (Science Reference Guide)

What are the seven seas? (Everyday Mysteries)

What is a GPS? How does it work? (Everyday Mysteries)

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