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ISC 1143: Intro to Environmental Science

Research topics and resources for ISC 1143.

Recommended Websites

The EPA leads the nation's environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment.

The Science Inventory is a searchable database of EPA science activities and scientific and technical products conducted by EPA and through EPA-funded assistance agreements. Science Inventory records provide descriptions of the activity or product, contact information, and links to available printed material or websites.

CDC's National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) plans, directs, and coordinates a national program to maintain and improve the health of the American people by promoting a healthy environment and by preventing premature death and avoidable illness and disability caused by non-infectious, non-occupational environmental and related factors.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service provides technical assistance based on sound science. NRCS helps America's private land owners and managers conserve their soil, water, and other natural resources.

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.

The Green Portal is a portal to information about various forms of green energy, including solar, wind, bioenergy, and others. This free search of green energy DOE technical report literature, green energy patent information, and much more is provided by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information.

The National Archives - Environment collects and preserves old documents, posters, images and more on environmental incidents and issues.  Check out their gallery on science and the environment.  http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/topics/gallery-science.html

#6 Government, International & NGO Publications

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