Notes and support from
this fledgling, Irish, educational, site are specifically
designed for the needs of the Irish syllabus at both Leaving
and Junior Certificate level. Teachers
and Students are further advised that there are resources
on all subjects available at Leaving
and at ScoilNet.
These are terrific and totally free sites.
Beaches. Beaches are dynamic landforms altered by wind
and waves in a continual process of creation and erosion
Erosion and Beach Loss in Hawaii
and Geography of New York Bight Beaches Lots of links
On our planet of extremes, perhaps the most frightening
and yet fascinating environments are the deserts.
and Cultural Richness of the World's Deserts Terrific
graphics. Unless you have ISDN, you will pay the download-time-price
because of the graphics. Great content and wonderful links
about the desert environment and the unique characteristics
that define the beautiful arid and semi-arid landscapes
of the American SouthwestLots of info, graphics and links
Desert Learn why there are efforts to preserve this
natural resource for generations to come. Terrific graphics
Desertification and Drought at the Dryland Web
Change and the Mediterranean Region. An executive summary
from greenpeace. Click on bottom left of page if you want
the full report
means land degradation in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid
areas resulting from various factors, including climatic
variations and human activities. Great links
The world's great deserts were formed by natural processes
interacting over long intervals of time
Serious Threat or Global Myth?
and Drought. UN Convention to Combat Desertification
and great related sites
in Iceland. The extremely active soil erosion in Iceland
often surprises visitors
of Arid Lands A major historical and descriptive essay
Monitoring and Forecasting. Follow the links on the
left for terrific resources or scroll the page to read the
complete text of Greg Okin's Doctoral Dissertation on Desertification.
Clearinghouse mechanism on Desertification click on
Indicators for assessing desertification in the Mediterranean
and the other links for terrific resources on desertification
Niño and La Niña
Niño and Climate Prediction. Great information and graphics
on El Niño as well as hundreds of links to related site
data from moored ocean buoys for improved detection, understanding
and prediction of El Niño and La Niña.
of El Niño and benefits of El Niño prediction
El Niño Theme Page with information and links to La Niña
and other relevant sites
Air over water
Introduction to Estuaries. National Estuarine Research
Reserve System. Great graphics
on the Links to get specific information on over 20
National Estuarine Research Reserves.
Visit Mobile bay Estuary for specific information and
in North Carolina. Includes photos, an estuary cam,
and a long Real Player video all about these gems of nature.
designed for students and teachers. Subject-specific
of Meteorological Terms, an alphabetical index
Change Info on meteorology, graphics and more links
Information . Link from previous site
Links National Meteorological Library. Hundreds of both
Australian and International links
Wetlands go by many names including swamps, marshes, and
coastal estuaries. Great info. and graphics.
of Wetlands from diverse world locations
Ecology and Conservation programme with lots of links