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Links

Here are a selection of links that may be of interest. Please let us know if you find a website that other members of the Sedgwick club may be interested in.

Useful links for students

If you are a student at the Department of Earth Sciences, you may find the following useful for reference.

Earth Sciences Library
www.esc.cam.ac.uk/library
The website of the department library. Provides really easy access to ebooks and journals, as well as reading lists for all Parts.

1A Online Reference
www.esc.cam.ac.uk/1acollections
An online collection of the rock, mineral, and fossil specimens found in the 1A lab.

USGS DEMs
gdex.cr.usgs.gov/gdex
A source for finding Digital Elevation Models from which topographic contours can be extracted. Especially useful if you've just finished a mapping project and need shapefiles for topography...

Other interesting links


...thoughts on a watery planet...
geopoem.com
An excellent blog about recent geological news. Frequently updated by our own Simon Redfern.

Tree of life
tolweb.org
Useful if you can't remember where Eozoans, Proterostomes or trilobites fit into it all!

Invertebrate Palaentology Image Gallery
yale.edu/ypmip
For all those fossils you thought you'd drawn well in the lab but hadn't.

GB3D Type Fossils Online
3d-fossils.ac.uk
A single database of type specimens held in British collections (including the Sedgwick Museum) including high resolution photos and 3D models.

Mineralogy Database
webmineral.com
A database containing 4714 different mineral species, with links and photos.

Plant evolution through geological time
ucmp.berkeley.edu/IB181/VPL/Dir.html
A comprehensive guide to plant evolution.

Strata
sempstrata.org
Contains many resources associated with Sedimentary Geology, including lots of useful animations describing Sequence Stratigraphy.

London Pavement Geology
londonpavementgeology.co.uk
A guide to the geology of London's buildings, as seen from the pavement. Also includes many useful links to sites about Urban Geology.