Earth & Environment Research Overview
Related Websites and Other Resources
"From New Sight to Foresight: The Long View on the Environment"
Remarks by Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., NSF Director, to the National Council for Science and the Environment
"The Role of Science in Earth Observations"
Remarks by Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., NSF Director, to the Forum on Earth Observation at the Ronald Reagan Center.
Complex Environmental Systems: Pathways to the Future
Report of the NSF Advisory Committee for Environmental Research and Education.
National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Research and development center exploring and understanding the atmosphere and its interactions with the Sun, the oceans, the biosphere, and humans.
A project about geologic time and Earth's history.
Investigates the structure and evolution of the North American continent and the physical processes controlling earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
Ridge 2000 Program
Information on mid-ocean ridge research for scientists, educators, students, and the public.
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program
An international research program exploring the history and structure of the Earth through the seafloor sediments and rocks.
Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTER)
Collaborative effort investigating ecological processes over long temporal and broad spatial scales.
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