Sci. 9 Sphere Interactions

October 26, 2020

Citefast – use this free online citation maker to create an  account

Databases (requires password)
Britannica School – overview of the topic

World Book Online – overview of the topic

WebPath Express
– click on WebPath Express on the left side menu
– put in the search term

Gale Science in Context

Earth’s Systems Interactions

Acid Rain
Acid rain: causes and effects – Government of Canada
Acid Rain and Water – USGS
Effects of Acid Rain – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Acid Rain – Britannica School (login required) – a list of search results

Amazon Deforestation 
Amazon Deforestation – Gale databases (login required)

BP Oil Spill
Impacts of BP Oil Spill – Gale databases (login required)
Oil Spills: NOAA  – info on what happens generally when there is an oil spill
Deepwater Horizon oil spill – Britannica School (login required)

Coal Mining
Coal and the environment – eia 

Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) – Britannica School (login required)
What’s so bad about CFCs? – Gale database (login required)

How does drought impact our lives?
Drought impacts to Freshwater ecosystems in the U.S. Caribbean -USGS

El Nino/La Nina
El Nino – Berkeley University
El Nino – North Carolina Climate Office
La Nina – North Carolina Climate Office

European Green Crab Invasion
European Green Crab – Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Classification of Floods – UNESCO

Hurricane impacts on Coastal Environments – USGS
Hurricanes: Science and Society – University of Rhode Island

Iceland Volcano
Volcanoes and Volcanic Eruptions: BBC Bitesize
Volcanoes – BBC Bitesize
Iceland Volcano Ash Cloud Triggers Plankton Boom

Mt. St. Helens Eruption  
MSH Impact & Aftermath
Mount St. Helens Science & Learning Center

Ozone Depletion
Protection of the Ozone Layer
Health and Environmental Effects of Ozone Layer Depletion – EPA
Ozone layer depletion: health and environmental effects – Government of Canada

Plants affect the atmosphere – PBS

Phytoplankton Bloom
What are phytoplankton? (NOAA)
Are all algal harmful? (NOAA)
Phytoplankton blooms: the basics – Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Pine Beetle Infestation

Salt Water Intrusion
Salt Water Intrusion – USGS
Best Practices for Prevention of Saltwater Intrusion – BC Government
Saltwater Intrusion and Climate Change – scroll down to the table of contents to see the topics

Sulfur Dioxide 
Sulfur Dioxide Pollution – U.S. EPA
Sulfur Dioxide – Britannica School (login required)

Sunspots – National Weather Service

Thermal Islands
Heat Island Impacts – EPA
Urban Heat Islands – NCAR

Tsunami – Britannica School (login required)
Tsunamis – NOAA

Wildfires – WHO
Impact of Wildfires on Climate and  Air Quality
Wildfire Hazards -USGS

Wind Farm Development – Academic Search Premier  (login required)

Yellowstone Fires 
Fire – Yellowstone

Yellowstone Super-Volcano Eruption
What would happen if a supervolcano eruption were to occur again?

Yucatan Meteor Impact – Academic Search Premier – login required