The Map Collection contains numerous state, federal, and international thematic maps, atlases and guides in the environmental and geosciences, including soil surveys, land use, tectonics, geology, hydrology, glaciology, seismology, mineralogy, climatology, biogeography, ecosystems, agriculture, and forestry.
USGS geologic and hydrologic quadrangles are located in the Integrated Sciences and Engineering Library (ISEL).
See also the Geosciences research guide. Libraries, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Additional Environmental and Geoscience maps resources:
Boston Subsurface Project. Explores the relationship between Boston history, soil, and buildings, since 1775,. Tufts University
Climate System Research Center. University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Connecticut River Homepage. Ed Klekowski and Libby Klekowski, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Biology, history and geology of New England's longest river.
Dynamic Digital Maps. Christopher D. Condit, University of Massachusetts-Amherst Geoscience thematic maps with linked photo icons, map symbols, and site images.
Earthshots. USGS satellite images of environmental Change.
Eastern Region Geography. USGS
Envirolink. Online environmental resources.
Geology. Energy and mineral resources, volcanoes, landslides, earthquakes, geomagnetism, global science networks, landscape, astrogeology, geologic mapping, earth science dynamics, coastal and marine geology. Real time hazard information, geologic data explorer. USGS
Massachusetts Resource Identification Project (MRIP). GIS based natural resource identification and preservation project.
Massachusetts Wildlife Maps and Atlases
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Space Administration (NOAA)
National Geologic Map Database. USGS. Geology, hazards, earth resrources, geophysics, geochemistry, geochronology, paleontology, and maringe geology.
National Geomagnetism Program. USGS.
National Geophysical Data Center. NOAA. Earth observations from space, space weather and solar events, bathymetry and global relief, marine geology and geophysics, natural hazards, geomagnetic models and data.
Natural Resources Conservation Service. Soil surveys and natural disaster response maps. United States Department of Agriculture.
Office of Geographic Information and Analysis. University of Massachusetts Amherst
Office of the Massachusetts State Geologist: Extensive geoscience map links
A Tapestry of Time and Terrain; the union of two maps, geology and topography. USGS.
UN Environmental Program Maps and Graphics
USGS Image Collections.
UN Atlas of the Oceans.
Woods Hole Science Center. Marine studies maps for Massachusetts coast and ocean areas.
Last Edited: 26 September 2012