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New Zealand links

GSNZ Branch pages
Auckland GSNZ GeoClub

Geoeducation Resources
GNS YouTube channel, GNS Learning Hub, Te Ara Earth Science articlesEvolution for Teaching (Waikato University),

Societies, Associations, Journals
Royal Society, NZJGG, Geotechnical Soc, Geographical Soc, Geochemical Group, Minerals Industry Assn, Earthquake Engineering, Petroleum Exploration & Production Assoc, NZ Skeptics, NZ Association of Scientists, NZ Association for Women in the Sciences, List of Rock and Mineral Clubs, Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand

University Earth Science Depts & Groups
Auckland, Waikato, Massey, Victoria, Canterbury, Canterbury Gateway Antarctica, Lincoln, Otago

Government Institutes, Depts & Agencies
GNS Science, Geonet, NIWA, Landcare Research, Antarctica NZ, MoRST, FRST, MED Crown Minerals, DOC, LINZ, EQC, NZ Government Central site (links to individual departments)

Independent Research, Consultancy & Services
GEOTOURS (geological tours & services), Geomarine Research (foraminifera, geopreservation), Geosphere (hydrocarbon exploration & consulting), Kenex (spatial information, mineral exploration), LEARNZ (site includes Geoeducation topics and an archive of previous virtual fieldtrips).

Te Papa, Auckland, Canterbury, Otago, Southland. Comprehensive list of all NZ museums

Online Databases & Webmaps
List of/info about/links to Nationally Significant Databases and Collections
PETLAB (rock & geoanalytical), FRED (fossils), BIB (geobibliography), STRATLEX (stratigraphic lexicon & timescale), Photo Library (browse & buy obliques), AIRPHOTO holdings, GEOATLAS (1:1M geol map NZ), PDQMAP (petroleum data query: oil wells, seismic lines etc), PAPERDATA (data repository for reports & papers), CSIGG map (Central SI Glacial Geomorphology), Citymap Manukau (local geology, hazards), ACTIVE FAULTS. Page with links to all GNS webmaps, "Famous" geoscientists, Petroleum Basin Explorer and portal to other geoscience data.
LINZ: online topo maps, place name search, tide tables
AA: NZ street name & accommodation search
web maps page (NZ mineral, coal, mining, petroleum permist/licences; mineral & coal drillhole locations, Mesothermal Gold & Epithermal Gold Prospectivity)
Univerity of Waikato: radiocarbon database for archeological sites
Antarctic related: Bibliographic database of science, arts, government (Antarctica NZ), Antarctic GIS webmap (Gateway Antarctica), Ross Sea Info
The rest: Te Ara-Encyclopedia of New Zealand, Geokem (Geochemistry of Igneous Rocks), Union List of unpublished NZ Geological Maps (GSNZ Misc Pub 93)

ESRI Users' Group (GIS), Colab (RSNZ international collaboration); Fusion (RSNZ science & business placements); NZ Mountain Guide Association; NZ Paleoclimate Research Group; NZ Climate Science Coalition

South Pacific Institute of Nolledge (turning brilliant ideas into monthly reports)

Overseas links

Geoeducation Resources
Volcano World , Volcano info, Volcano explorer, Natural disaster preparedness, KidsGeo, Guide to Sedimentary Rocks .

Societies, Survey
Earth Science Socs of the World, Geol Soc Australia, Geol Association Canada, Geol Soc America, AGU, Geol Soc (London), International Center for Scientific Research portal, Geol Surveys of the World, Geoscience Australia, Natural Resources Canada, USGS, British Geol Survey, Australian MIning History Association

Databases, webmaps, other
NGDC-NOAA Global Marine Geology & Geophysics data, Earthchem consortium (links to GEOROC, PETDB and NAVDAT igneous geochemical databases and other initiatives) System for Earth Sample Registration, Yahoo geo index, Geologylink, USGS Antarctic Resources, What is a Geologist?, EarthTrek.

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