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Chapter 1

  • Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia: https://www.egbc.ca/
  • Virtual Roadtrip: https://barabus.tru.ca/geol2051/road_trip/road_trip.html

Chapter 4

  • Comprehensive catalogue of the world’s volcanoes: https://volcano.si.edu/
  • USGS Overview of Kilauea Volcanoe’s 2018 eruption[PDF]: https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/vsc/file_mngr/file-224/OVERVIEW_Kil2018_LERZ-Summit_June%202019.pdf

Chapter 5

  • Soil Classification: Soil Orders of Canada: http://classification.soilweb.ca/

Chapter 6

  • International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS): http://www.stratigraphy.org/

Chapter 8

  • 1700 Juan de Fuca Earthquake: https://web.viu.ca/earle/1700-quake/
  • Day Number of the Year Calculator: http://mistupid.com/calendar/dayofyear.htm
  • Foundation for Global Community’s “Walk through Time”: http://www.globalcommunity.org/wtt/walk_menu/
  • ICS time scale: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
  • William Smith Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Smith_%28geologist%29

Chapter 9

  • Glatzmaier’s Geodynamo website: http://es.ucsc.edu/~glatz/geodynamo.html

Chapter 10

  • Collection of articles on Alfred Wegener: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Wegener/
  • Paper Models of Transform Faults: https://web.viu.ca/earle/transform-model/
  • Time lapse of continental movements: http://barabus.tru.ca/geol1031/plates.html

Chapter 11

  • Moment magnitude calculator: https://urls.bccampus.ca/5w2
  • Progress Report: Seismic Mitigation Program (BC Schools): https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/k-12/administration/capital/seismic-mitigation

Chapter 13

  • Alberta’s flood of the century: http://www.ec.gc.ca/meteo-weather/default.asp?lang=En&n=5BA5EAFC-1&offset=2&toc=hide
  • Geoscape Vancouver: http://www.cgenarchive.org/vancouver-fraserdelta.html

Chapter 14

  • B.C. Ministry of the Environment observation well website: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/air-land-water/water/groundwater-wells-aquifers/groundwater-observation-well-network/groundwater-level-data-interactive-map

Chapter 17

  • Wikipedia “wind wave” site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_wave#/media/File:Deep_water_wave.gif

Chapter 21

  • Burgess Shale fossil site in 2014: https://www.rom.on.ca/en/blog/mighty-burgess-shale-fossil-site-discovered-in-kootenay-national-park

Appendix 1: List of Geologically Important Elements and the Periodic Table

  • Syngenta Period Table of Elements: http://www.syngentaperiodictable.co.uk/periodic-table.php?keyStage=5

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