Earth Science of the Northeastern United States
October 24, 2023
Explore the Earth science of New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.
Devonian Extinction: An Unsolved Mystery of Epic Proportions
September 19, 2023
Five new videos related to the study mass extinction events, especially those that took place at the end of the Devonian Period.
September 13, 2023
A large module about grasses, their evolution, and importance to human life as crop plants like corn, wheat, and rice has been added to the Evolution part of Earth@Home.
Here on Earth: Regional Guides to Earth Science
The goal of this part of the Earth@Home project is to explain the Earth science of every region of the United States and provide necessary background information. Each region is divided into physiographic provinces: regions that are naturally defined by their modern topography and geologic history. The map below shows the major physiographic regions of the contiguous United States that we are recognizing in Earth@Home.
Click on a region below to go to the corresponding section.
All regions of Here on Earth are now online!!
Digital Encyclopedia of Earth Science
Free, open-access Earth science textbook. Over the next several years, the Digital Encyclopedia of Earth Science will grow to cover most Earth science topics. Initial subjects covered include big ideas, minerals, fossils, climate, and climate change (links below). "Quick Introductions" provide brief overviews of that will be expanded upon in later Digital Encyclopedia chapters.
Newest chapter: Climate Change Mitigation by Dr. Ingrid Zabel.