Resources on the Internet

    

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Interesting Resources
Alberta Rock Clubs Alberta Sites of Interest B.C. Sites
Canada (National) Sites Saskatchewan Sites Manitoba Sites
Rocks, Minerals, Gems and Crystals Fossils Stamps: Rocks and Fossils
Rocks and the Law (Collecting Regulations) U.S. Sites Photography (Taking Better Rock and Fossils Pictures)
Site of the Week
Activities
Carving Faceting Lapidary
Lost Wax Casting Silversmithing Wire Wrapping
Sediki?
Information Hunting
Books Magazines Science Journals
Online Journals Listserves RSS feeds, Podcast, etc. DVD & Video Reviews
Science Organizations Map & Air Photo Resources
Safe Collecting
Basic Safety Hints Environmental Hazards Plants, Animals & Others (Big and Small)
Weather Forcasts

Alberta Rock Clubs

Alberta Federation of Rock Clubshttp://www.afrc.ca

The following are members of the Alberta Federation:

Barrhead Gem Seekers

Calgary Faceters Guild

Calgary Rock & Lapidary Club

Edmonton Tumblewood Lapidary Club

Lacombe Handicraft & Lapidary Guild

Lloydminster Rock & Gem Club

Medicine Hat Rock & Lapidary Club

Red Deer Rock & Gem Club

Southern Alberta Rockhounds http://rockhounds.ca

Alberta Sites of Interest

Alberta Government Page Index Page  http://www2.gov.ab.ca/home/

Alberta Government News Releases    http://www2.gov.ab.ca/acn/index.cfm

Alberta Search Page   http://www.gov.ab.ca/search.cfm

Water Forecasts http://www.gov.ab.ca/env/water/WSWaterReports/

British Columbia Sites of Interest

B.C. Government Page http://www.gov.bc.ca/

Saskatchewan Sites of Interest

Manitoba Sites of Interest

Canada (National) Sites of Interest

The Gem and Mineral Federation of Canada

Environment Canada - The Green Lane       http://www.ec.gc.ca/

United States Sites of Interest

U.S. Geological Survey Home Page    http://www.usgs.gov/

Rocks and the Law (Policy, Enforcement & Forensics)

Canadian Environmental Law Association    http://www.cela.ca/

More sites to come - with links to provincial regulations

Online Journals, Newspapers and Databases

More sites to come - that are much more rock & mineral related

Canadian Internet Resources http://www.ull.ac.uk/ull/canada.html

CBC RADIO    http://radio.cbc.ca/     (follow the links to "ideas" programming, or use search engine to find environmental issues)    http://www.radio.cbc.ca/programs/ideas/

Environmental News Network    http://www.enn.com/

Environment News Service    http://ens.lycos.com/aboutens.html

Journal Listings    http://www.kluwerlaw.com/cgi-bin/journal.pl

Lethbridge Herald Online   http://www.lethbridgeherald.com

Listserves   http://www.institute.virginia.edu/online/uses/list.html

Liszt, the mailing list directory   http://www.liszt.com/

Mike Gilpin's "Ask the Wizard"    http://www-biology.uscd.edu/shadows/sa/newbrochure/gilpin.html

National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI)    http://www.ec.gc.ca/pdb/npri

NRC Press    http://www.nrc.ca/cisti/journals/rp2_search_e.html    to see a list of NRC publications click here

Resources for the Future    http://www.rff.org/

Science Daily News    http://www.sciencedaily.com/

Scholarly Journals Distributed Via the World-Wide Web    http://info.lib.uh.edu/wj/webjour.html

Unte Web Watch (a digest of alternative sites)    http://www.utne.com/webwatch

Web-based scholarly journals    http://info.lib.uh.edu/wj/webjour.html

Science Organizations

American Geophysical Union    http://www.agu.org

American Museum of Natural History    http://www.amnh.org/science/

Smithsonion    http://www.si.edu/i+d/

Polar Studies:

American Geological Institute    http://www.agiweb.org/

Directory of Polar and Cold Regions Organizations    http://www.spri.cam.ac.uk/lib/organ/canada.htm

Northern Contaminants Program (NCP)    http://www.inac.gc.ca/ncp

Northern Resources Research Centre    http://www.ualberta.ca/~ccinst/NRRC.html

Polar Websites    htttp://www-bprc.mps.ohio-state.edu/polarpointers/PolarPointers.html

The Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS)    http://aix1.uottawa.ca/associations/aucen-acuns

The University of the Arctic    http://www.urova.fi/home/cua/

Wire Wrapping

Basic Wire Wrapping for Cabs (19 page guide) http://www.mcrocks.com/ftr07/JunesseWirewap.html

Wire Wrap a Faceted Stone (9 page guide) http://rockhounds.com/rockgem/articles/wirewap.html

Tree of Life Pendant Pattern http://www.beadstudio.com/info.php?a=613

Weather

AES - SEA    http://weather.ec.gc.ca/

Climate Change Central http://www.climatechangecentral.com/

Drought: A Paleo Perspective    http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/paleo/drought

Environment Canada Regional Text & Marine Forecasts    http://www1.tor.ec.gc.ca

Intellicast Weather    http://intellicast.com

NASA Climate News    http://www.climatenews.com/

Weather Channel    http://www.weather.com/twc/homepage.twc

Weather Office    http://www.weatheroffice.com/

Weather Databases    http://www.internets.com/sweather.htm