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American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of trace fossil images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link...

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Kansas Geological Survey (KGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Alexander Gardner photographs from historic Kansas and Missouri

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

The National Marine Sanctuaries Media Library is a comprehensive collection of public domain photographs and short video clips from all 14 marine protected areas managed by NOAA. The images provide an up-close look at unique wildlife and habitats and remind us of the need to protect these areas...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of career images related to geology and rocks from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this...

Utah Geological Society (UGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photo of the Day on Utah's Geological Survey Facebook page

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from California's Bureau of Land Management.

CIA World Fact Book
Resource Type: Image Collections, Maps and Visualizations

This infographic map from the CIA World Fact Book shows the top valued exports from each country.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of igneous rock images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

Vermont Geological Survey (VGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photo Gallery from Vermont's Geological Survey

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from Nevada's Bureau of Land Management

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of metamorphic rock images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link...

Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (NBMG)
Resource Type: Image Collections

These photographs and graphics are copyrighted by the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from New Mexico's Bureau of Land Management

Wimp.com
Resource Type: Image Collections

Even if you're a frequent flyer, it's doubtful that you've gotten to really enjoy a true bird's eye view of a city or famous landmark. Most commercial planes tend to fly too high to get a real appreciation for anything, especially if it's a cloudy day. Plus, thanks to flight routing and aisle...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of rock erosion images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link...

Arizona State University (ASU)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Directory of Seismic Images taken by Ed Garnero

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums of Oregon's Bureau of Land Management

MicroObservatory Robotic Telescope Network Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

MicroObservatory is a network of automated telescopes that can be controlled over the internet. Using many of the same technologies that NASA uses to capture astronomical images by controlling telescopes in space, YOU can control a sophisticated ground-based telescope from the convenience of...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of rock weathering images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link...

Shell Oil Company
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums of Shell Oil Company

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from the US Bureau of Land Management

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

This portal contains USGS video and photography of the seafloor off of coastal California and Massachusetts and aerial imagery of the coastline along segments of the Gulf of mexico and Mid-Atlantic coasts.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of sedimentary rock images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link...

Smithsonian
Resource Type: Image Collections

Database of images from the Smithsonian Institution Archives

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
Resource Type: Image Collections

CalPhotos is a collection of 513,333 photos of plants, animals, fossils, people, and landscapes from around the world.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Resource Type: Image Collections

NASA's PhotoJournal provides images, animations, apps, and more about our solar system! Click on a planet or browse through the collection.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of land use images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

South Carolina Geological Survey (SCGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photo Gallery links to images from the South Carolina Geological Survey

United States Department of Energy (DOE)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from the US Department of Energy

International Space Station Program, JSC Earth Science & Remote Sensing Unit
Resource Type: Image Collections

Looking for high quality interstellar photos? Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth is the perfect resource for those images. Browse through collections or request new imagery.

Nick Risinger, PetaPixel, Michael Zhang
Resource Type: Image Collections

What you see is the largest true-color photograph of the night sky ever created, shot by 28-year old amateur astrophotographer Nick Risinger using six astronomical cameras. It's not just the view of the sky from one location, but instead a 360-panoramic view of the sky taken by trekking 60,000...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of soil erosion images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link....

United States Department of State (DOS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photographs from the US Department of State are provided in several photostreams on varied topics, which can be searched. There are also albums available.

State of Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Image Gallery from Oregon's Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Juan Carlos Casado, The World At Night (TWAN)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Have you ever heard of Lunar Analemma? This digital composite image illustrates the changing position and phase of the moon over the Dali Theater and Museum in Figueres, Spain, during one lunar month. Analemma is generally known as the motion of the Sun in the sky in a complete year. If you...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of soil type images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

United States Forest Service (USFS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photo Gallery from the US Forest Service

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A diverse collection of photographs and visuals that encompass the range and breadth of seismology and the seismological community.

European Space Agency (ESA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

View JPEG, Powerpoint, or PDF presentations of the Hubble Space Telescope Top 50 Images.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of hydrology career images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this ...

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

This image gallery is provided as a complimentary source of high-quality digital photographs available from the Agricultural Research Service Information Staff. Image Gallery categories include Animals, Crops, Field Research, Food, Insects, Lab Research, People, Photo Illustrations, Plants, and...

Universities Space Research Association (USRA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Earth Science Picture of the Day, courtesy of the Universities Space Research Association

Resource Type: Image Collections

This small infographic shows the thickness of see ice up against famous city skylines. Notice how much bigger the ice sheets are than the cities!

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of lake images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from the United States Department of Agriculture

Earth Science World Image Bank (ESWIB)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Image bank for Earth Science World

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Kilauea photos. USGS-HVO photos and videos are in the public domain and can be freely downloaded from the HVO website. Please credit "U.S. Geological Survey" for any imagery used.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of ocean images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from the United States Geological Survey

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Dimetrodon skeleton
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PBS Eons

Join hosts Hank Green, Kallie Moore, and Blake de Pastino as they take you on a journey through the history of life on Earth. from the dawn of life in the Archaean Eon through the Mesozoic Era -- the so-called "Age of Dinosaurs" -- right up to the end of the most recent Ice Age.

Tornado in Dimmitt Texas 1995
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National Geographic

Tornadoes, nearly three-quarters of which occur within the US, are unpredictable and can cause massive damage. New tools and data are helping scientists learn more about when they might form and what paths they might take.

Artist conception of a Mars Exploration Rover
Videos or Animations
National Geographic

Mars, the fourth planet from the sun, has been a source of intrigue throughout human history. Recent NASA exploratory expeditions revealed some of the planet's biggest mysteries. This video explains what makes Mars so different fro mEarth and what would happen if humans lived there.

North American crustal plates and earthquake epicenters
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National Geographic

Plate tectonics have shufled the earth's landmasses around -- and continue to do so. What is continental drift? Anyone who's ever experienced an earthquake or seen a volcano knows that th ephrase "solid ground" doens't always apply. Over Earth's long history, the great landmasses have...

Coral fish and diver
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National Geographic

Oceans serve as the planet's largest habitat and also help to regulate the global climate. But why is the ocean salty? And how is climate impacting the ocean? Find out more about the ocean, including the consequences of and potential solutions to these changes.

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