* ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS - Online Resource Guide to Political Inquiry *

| Dr. Michael Dartnell | Department of Political Science | University of Windsor | Windsor | Ontario | Canada |

General resources | Centre for Alternative Technology | Earthwatch | EnviroLink | The Environment | Environmental Organisation WebDirectory | Environmental Politics | The EnviroWeb | Friends of the Earth (US) | Global Environmental Change Programme (University of Sussex) | Greenpeace | imsat (world satellite sightseeing tour) | InfoManage Environmental Resources | Institute of Earth Studies Resources (University of Wales, Aberyswtyth) | Living Planet Report (World Wildlife Federation) | Microstate Network | National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR - U.S.) | National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (U.S.) | PROSUS (Norway) | United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) | World Meteorological Organization (WMO) | World Resources Institute Environmental Education Page | World Wildlife Fund | WWW Virtual Library on the Environment | WWW Virtual Library on Oceanography |

Environmental observation and information

General | PlanetDiary (records events and phenomena that affect Earth and its residents, presents global geological, astronomical, meteorological, biological, and environmental news) | Cloud Catalog (introduces how clouds develop and their different classifications - Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois) | Naval Research Laboratory Monterey (research and development of objective local, regional, and global atmospheric analysis and prediction as well as development of automated weather interpretation systems) |

Earthquakes | Earthquake Engineering Research Center | Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER) | Quakes (map interface to Earthquake information) | Surfing the InterNet for Earthquake Data |

El Niño | The Canadian El Niño Bulletin | The Long Paddock - Climate (El Niño) Information for Australian Agriculture |

Fire | FireNet - Landscape fire information network | Meteorology For Fire Severity Forecasting (USA) |

Global warming | Climate Change | Global Warming International Centre | 9th International Global Warming Conference and Exposition (GW9) | Environmental monitoring from space | World Climate Report (news relating to global warming, or cooling, and global climate changes) |

Maps | Interactive World Map Maker | World maps on-line (via Xerox, experimental) | WWW Virtual Library: Cartography |


Meteorology and oceanography | Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (Sydney Centre) | Interactive Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study (BOREAS - large climatology study of Canadian boreal forest: how forest and atmosphere interact, effects of climate change, and role of satellite monitoring) | Interactive Brazilian National Institute for Meteorology | Interactive Brazilian National Institute for Space Research | Interactive Centre for Atmospheric Science (Cambridge) | Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Division of Atmospheric Research (research aimed at significant problems concerning physics and chemistry of the atmosphere of both Australia and globe) | Cooperative Atmosphere-Surface Exchange Study (CASES - set up to enable observation, understanding and model linkages between atmosphere, hydrosphere and terrestrial biosphere) | Global Climate Observing System (GCOS - description of program, structure, and links to related organizations, data sources, and information) | International HIRLAM Project (cooperation between meteorological institutes to develop short-range, high-resolution, numerical weather forecasting system for operational use) | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration | POLES (NASA-EOS investigation of heat exchanges at the Arctic atmosphere-ice-ocean interface) | University of Hawaii Meteorology |

Storms | Canadian Hurricane Centre | Chasing Storms | Huber's Weather Site (live radars, quick links for severe weather updates) | Hurricanes, Typhoons and Tropical Cyclones | Ice Storm '98 (Environment Canada) | International Severe Storms Interceptors (photos, stories, storm data) | Severe Storm Central |

Terrestrial, solar and space services | Hubble Space Telescope's Observations | The Nine Planets - A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System | Space Telescope Electronic Information Service | Wilcox Solar Observatory (Stanford University) |


Volcanoes | The Alaska Volcano Observatory | Cascades Volcano Observatory | The Electronic Volcano | Michigan Technological University Volcanoes Page | USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Volcano Watch | Volcano World |

Weather information and forecasts | Australian Bureau of Meteorology Website | Australian Weather and Climate from ERIN | BBC Weather Centre Online | Canadian Meteorological Centre (Environment Canada) | China National Meteorological Center (Chinese and English) | Freese-Notis Weather Net | Hong Kong Observatory | Interactive Marine Observations | Interactive Weather Information Center (clickable maps or use text search) | Kenya Meteorological Department | Live Access to Climate Data | Meteofax (Germany) | National Climatic Data Center (U.S.) - Interactive Visualization of Climate Data and On-Line Data Access | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA - U.S.) - Coastal Ocean Program Office, Environmental Information Services, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) and Oceanic & Atmospheric Research | National Water and Climate Center (U.S. water supply forecasting, snowpack monitoring, historical snow, water and climate information, water sciences, natural resource management) | National Weather Service (U.S.) - Climatic Data & Historical Data Records, Marine Weather (forecasts and data for Lakes Michigan and Superior), National Centers for Environmental Prediction and NetCast (weather forecast for U.S., its territories and Canada) | Online Guide to Meteorology (multimedia instructional modules that introduce and explain fundamental concepts in meteorology - Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) | Satellite Images of European weather (Météo-France) | U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) - Environmental Impact Analysis Data Links, Global Land Information System, Hazards Theme Page (Floods, Earthquakes, etc.), Index of U.S. Geological Survey Servers, Information Management Theme Page, Natural Resources Theme Page and Water Resources | Weather for the Netherlands and North Sea | The Weather Network Online | Weather World | The Weather Underground | World Climate Data (climate data, monthly weather records, average temperatures, precipitation facts) |

Activism | Headquarters Forest Direct Action! | Stop NASA's Cassini Project! | Help Ecuador Forest Communities Keep Mitsubishi Mine Shut! | Save the Ban on Methyl Bromide | Support the Endangered Species Recovery Act! |

Journals | Electronic Green Journal | E - The Environment Magazine | Environmental Politics |

Documents | Women, Politics, and Environmental Action |


| Online Resource Guide to Political Inquiry |

If any links remain inactive after several attempts, if you would like to add links or documents, or if you have questions, please contact Michael Dartnell at: mdartne@uwindsor.ca.
Last update: March 17, 2001.