CLASSES

LINKS TO OTHER SITES:

My Tools

Grid cell area calculator - accepts square (in a lat-lon sense) or non-square grid cells
Calculator of extraterrestrial solar radiation

Course Resources

Units and Conversion Factors
Fluid Mechanics Review
Fluid Mechanics Practice Test; Sample Questions
Fluid Mechanics & Water Resources Equation Sheets
Probability and Statistics Review
Creek Cleanup
Predatory Faux-Journals
Interactive Database of the World's River Basins

Data Sources

    Climate Change

Cal-Adapt
World Bank Climate Change Portal; Climate Wizard portal for World Bank Data
California Climate Change Center "Our Changing Climate"
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
U.S. Global change Research Program
National Climate Predictions & Projections Platform
Real Climate
U.S. Global Change Research Program
California Climate Change Portal
Climate Central
Pew Center on Global Climate Change; C2ES
Union of Concerned Scienctists
Climate Ark (news)
How to Talk to a Global Warming Skeptic
Skeptical Science
Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange - Case Studies
NCAR/UCAR Resources on Attribution
KNMI Data Explorer
Climate Reanalyzer
NASA Giovanni Data Analyzer and Viewer
 
 

Reports, statements, and information by scientific organizations on global warming:
NASANOAA; IPCC; NAS; EPA; UK RS; AGU; NCAR; AMS; GSA;

    Interesting Sites for Kids

NASA Earth Science for Kids
EPA Global Warming for Kids
NOAA Educational page
California Climate Change and Energy
USGS Water Science for Students

    General Data Sources

EOS Data Gateway at harp.gsfc.nasa.gov
PSU Earth System Science Center
USGS National Geospatial Data Clearinghouse

    Streamflow

Daily U.S. Streamflow Map
USGS NWIS-W Data Retrieval

    DEM

GTOPO30 - Global Topographic Data
USGS Hydro Home Page

    Meteorological

National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)
PRISM Climate Mapping Project , climate data sets, GIS data sets
NCDC Climatic Data Online

    Atmospheric Radiation

Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program
Welcome to the National Science Foundation's Global UV Monitoring Research and Publications web site.
National Ultraviolet Monitoring Center
USDA UVB Radiation Monitoring Program Home Page
Climate Monitoring & Diagnostics Labortory
SRRB Home Page
ISIS
National Solar Radiation Data Base

    Projects/Programs

GEWEX -- Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment
AMIP Home Page(AMIP)
IGBP Home Page
GCIP
Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX)
LDAS - Land Surface Hydrology Program
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

    Land Cover

EDC - N.A. Land Cover Data
Land Cover Data 1-km grid (Penn State)
North America Land Cover Char. Documentation
UMD Vegetation
UMD 1km Global Land Cover

    Soils

USDA-NRCS(SCS)-SoilsData
Soil Data Page - Penn State
CanadaSoils Data - SLC General Overview
Land Data Assimilation Schemes (LDAS): Parameters

    Snow Data

NWS Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center
National Water and Climate Center - SNOW
Cooperative Snow Surveys
Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL)
SNOTEL Maps
National Snow and Ice Data Center

    Reanalyses

ECMWF Re-Analysis level III-B Global Atmospheric Data Archive
NCEP/DOE AMIP-II Reanalysis (Reanalysis-2) home page
NCEP/NCAR Global Reanalysis Project
CDC's NMC Reanalysis Home Page
wgrib home page

Models

UW Hydrology Homepage
VIC Model Home Page
Community Surface Dynamics Modeling Systems

Satellite Data

Satellite Orbits
Satellites - NASA J-Pass 2.0
TERRA (EOS AM-1)
EOS Data Resources
EOS data - by instrument
EOS Data Gateway (EOSDIS)
WebWinds - JPL HDF viewer
HDF-EOS tools
DIAL - Data Info Access Link

Overseas Technical and Appropriate Technology Links

Appropriate Technology Sourcebook - Online
St. Vincent Pallotti Center
Volunteers in Technical Assistance
Alternatives to the Peace Corps - Food First Press
Appropriate Tech CDROM Library from VillageEarth
WEDC - GARNET guide
About WEDC
IT Home Page
Instituto Geofísico del Perú
Universidad Nacional del Altiplano
Eritrea Climate, Energy, Environment and Technology Site
IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre
Agua Para La Vida Home
UNESCO - Prog. Hidrologico Int'l
Global Ecovillage Network
Intentional Communities Home Page
Centro de Cambio Global - PUC

Climatic Oscillations

The Pacific Decadal Oscillation
The Pacific Decadal Oscillation
North Atlantic Oscillation
El Niño Theme Page: distributed information on El Niño
Pacific Decadal Oscillation
North Atlantic Oscillation
Arctic Oscillation (AO)
Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO)

Hydrologic Forecasting

UW East Coast Forecast Page
CMB HomePage
CMB: Seasonal Climate Forecasts
GHP: Atmos/Hydro Coupled Model Strategy
NOAA Forecasting products
Hydroelectric Benefits of Forecasting
HRL - Advanced Hydrologic Prediction System
Long-Lead Forecast Bulletin

LDAS/Data Assimilation

GCIP
Land Data Assimilation Schemes (LDAS)
Technical Reports
Remote Sensing Soil Moisture Using Four-Dimensional Data Assimilation
AGU Remote Sensing Article
Land Data Assimilation Schemes (LDAS): Parameters
LDAS Synthesis Project - Prelim Results
VIC Results - LDAS 10 year run
Mississippi River Basin Water and Energy Balance Study
USDA-ARS Hydrology Laboratory
Mississippi River Basin Water and Energy Balance Study
GEWEX GCIP Home Page

Soil Moisture

NWCC Briefing Book - Soil Climate and Analysis Network Initiative (SCAN)
NWCC Briefing Book - Soil Moisture/Soil Temperature Pilot Project
GLOBAL SOIL MOISTURE DATA BANK
Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture using the ERS Scatterometer
Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture
Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of Soil Moisture
SGP97 Homepage (NASA/DAAC)
SGP97 Homepage (ARS)
SGP-99 Soil Moisture Dataset Description
Soil Moisture Mission

Hydrology/Hydraulics Software

USGS Water Resources Applications Software
Internet Software Guide for Engineers
Hydrotools Software : Hydraulics and Hydrology Engineering Software
ComputationalHydraulics Int. - What's New
Free Hydrology and Hydraulics Software
Statistical Fortran Programs - UMD
Software for Manipulating or Displaying NetCDF Data

Arc/Info and Graphics

ESRI 1997 Conference Home page
ESRI Home Page
CFR490 - ARC/INFO & LMS
GMT - The Generic Mapping Tools

Programming

UNIX Perl
GAUSS ARCHIVE: INDEX
HTML/JAVA Tutorial References
NCSA--Guide to HTML
An Introduction to Shell Scripts
Phils AWK programming guide
Introduccion a PERL
NCO User's Guide
Ghostscript, Ghostview and GSview

Crazy Community/Housing Ideas

Silicon Valley CoHousing
Northern California Land Trust (NCLT)
Seven Principles for Cultivating Communities of Practice
Intentional Communities
San Mateo Ecovillage

Bicycling/Transit

Rethinking the Automobile
My Bike Page