Environmental Data -- Oregon
Oregon's Forest Atlas 2010 online edition
Part of the Oregon Dept. of Forestry's geospatial data resource. Use the Atlas to study climate, wildlife density, fire history, and changes in forest cover through the 20th century.
Common Trees of the Pacific Northwest
A dichotomous key, common and scientific names, and a "Mystery Tree" exercise to practice using the dichotomous key.
Nature of the Northwest
Nature and recreation for Oregon and Washington.
Oregon Coastal Atlas
Provides "background information for different coastal systems, access to interactive mapping, online geospatial analysis tools, and direct download access to various planning and natural resource data sets relating to coastal zone management."
Oregon at the Natural Resources Conservation Service
Quick links to conservation information regarding plants, animals, energy, water, soils and more!
Environmental Data -- General
Envirofacts Data Warehouse
An amazing roundup of environmental data from the EPA.
Climate Change: NASA's Eyes on the Earth
How is climate change measured? What are its effects? Here's a collection of satellite data, images, and more!
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Find news releases, policy information, wildlife refuges, and much more.
There are many places to find information on current environmental controversies.
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
Gale. More than 3.3 million articles from more than 700 journals plus reference content. Covers environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, and corporate interests.
Scholarly, government and general-interest content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Topical, full text reports on controversial policy issues. Each report features a summary, chronology, and bibliography. Updated weekly.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Gale. A one-stop source for information on current social issues. Includes viewpoint articles on both sides of an issue, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
SIRS Knowledge Source
ProQuest. Full text information on social issues, science, health, history, government, business, and the arts and humanities.