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Marine Geology and Geophysics Web Sites



Australia
EarthByte Resources, University of Sydney
Geoscience Australia - Marine & Coastal Geoscience
James Cook University Dept. of Earth Sciences (Australia)
University of Sydney, Marine Science (Australia)

Belgium
Gent University (Belgium)
Renard Centre of Marine Geology (Belgium)
University of Liege Interfacultary Center for Marine Research (Belgium)

Canada
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Canadian Geological Survey (Canada)
Geological Survey of Canada - Atlantic Geoscience Center (Canada)
University of New Brunswick - Ocean Mapping (Canada)
University of Toronto Dept. of Geology (Canada)

China
University of Hong Kong - Department of Earth Sciences

Denmark
Aringrhus University geophysical laboratory (Denmark)
Kort-og Matrikelstyrelsen (KMS) and Geodetic Division (Denmark)

Finland
Geological Survey of Finland
Helsinki University Department of Geology (Finland)

France
BRGM (France)
French Naval Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service
IFREMER - Institut Francais de Recheche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer (Brest, France)
IFREMER Marine Mineral Occurrences and Deposits Database
IFREMER Systems d'Informations Scientifiques pour la Mer
Villefranche-sur-mer University of Paris Oceanologic Observatory

Germany
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (Bremerhaven, Germany)
  PANGAEA
Coastal Research Laboratory, University of Kiel (Germany)
Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR), University of Kiel (Germany)
  GEOMAR Lithothek
  GEOMAR Plate Tectonic Reconstruction Page
University of Bremen, Dept. of Geosciences (Germany)

Greece
Patras University Geology Department (Greece)

India
Indian National Oceanographic Internet Server

Italy
Bologna University (Italy)
Padova University Dipartimento di Geoscienze (Italy)

Japan
Geological Survey of Japan (Japan)
JAMSTEC Database
Japan Marine Science and Technology Center (JAMSTEC)
Japan Oceanographic Data Center (JODC)
University of Tokyo - Ocean Research Institute (Japan)

Mexico
Centro de Investigacion Cientifica y Educacion Superior de Ensenada - Division de Oceanologia (Mexico)

Netherlands
Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)
Utrecht University Institute for Earth Sciences (Netherlands)

Norway
Bergen University geophysical institute (Norway)
NETMAR Open Service Network for Marine Environmental Data
Norsk Polar Institute (Norway)

Scotland
Edinburgh University Department of Geology (Scotland)

South Africa
Council for Geoscience (South Africa)
University of Capetown Oceanography Department (S. Africa)

South Korea
KIGAM (Korea Institute of Geology, Mining, and Materials) (Korea)

Spain
Barcelona University Department of Stratigraphy, Paleontology, and Marine Geosciences (Spain)
Institut de Ciencies Del Mar Barcelona (CSIC) Dept. Geologia Marina y Oceanografia Fisica (Spain)

Sweden
Lund University of Technology, Dept. of Geotechnology (Sweden)

Switzerland
ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Switzerland)
Natural History Museum, Basel (Switzerland)

UK
Bangor University School of Ocean Sciences (United Kingdom)
British Geological Survey (BGS)
British Oceanographic Data Center (BODC)
EU-SEASED Guide to European Seabed Samples
Irish Marine Institute
National University of Ireland, Galway
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) (United Kingdom)
Oxford University Department of Earth Sciences
Southampton Oceanography Centre (IOS Deacon Laboratory) (United Kingdom)
University of Cambridge Earth Sciences Department (United Kingdom)
University of Cambridge, Delphi Project (United Kingdom)

USA
Antarctic Marine Geology Research Facility, Florida State University
Brown University - Department of Geological Sciences
Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, University of New Hampshire
  Law of the Sea Mapping Program
Consortium for Ocean Leadership
Earthchem (PETDB, GEOROC, NAVDAT) Petrology/Geochemistry databases
Federal Geographic Data Committee, Subcommittee on Marine and Coastal Data
Florida State University, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science
Global Change Master Directory, NASA
Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory
Johns Hopkins University, Earth and Planetary Sciences
JOI is now part of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University (LDEO)
  LDEO Borehole Research Group
  LDEO Deep-Sea Sample Repository
  GeoMapApp
  Integrated Earth Data Applications (IEDA)
  Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS)
  SESAR Solid Earth Sample Registry
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Lab (AOML)
  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center
  NOAA National Geophysical Data Center, Marine Geology and Geophysics Division
  NOAA National Ocean Service (NOS)
  NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL)
  NOAA Sea Grant
  NOAA West Coast National Undersea Research Center
National Science Foundation (NSF) - Division of Ocean Sciences
  Division of Ocean Sciences Data and Sample Policy
  NSF MARGINS Program
  NSF RIDGE Program Home
OCEANIC Research Ship Schedules and Information
Old Dominion University, Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Oregon State University College of Oceanic & Atmospheric Sciences
  Oregon State University Marine Geology Repository
  Oregon State University Seafloor Mapping and Marine/Coastal GIS links
R2R - Rolling Deck to Repository
RSMAS - University of Miami
Rice University, Earth Science
Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO)
  SIO Oceanographic Collections
  SIO Geological Data Center (underway geophysics)
Smithsonian Institution Volcanic Glass Data File
SOEST Data Center (includes GMT software)
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography
Texas AandM University
UNOLS University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System
US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)
US Geological Survey Coastal and Marine Geology Program
US National Lacustrine Core Repository, University of Minnesota
US Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO)
US Naval Research Laboratories Marine Geosciences Division
US Office of Naval Research
University of Delaware - OCEANIC- The Ocean Information Center
University of Georgia - Department of Marine Sciences
University of Hawaii SOEST
University of New Hampshire, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping
University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography
  URI GSO Sample Laboratory
University of South Carolina Department of Geological Sciences
University of Texas, Institute of Geophysics
University of Washington School of Oceanography
University of Wisconsin, Department of Geoscience
Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
WHOI Seafloor Samples Laboratory

International Programs and Activities
General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO)
IHO Data Center for Digital Bathymetry (IHODCDB)
IOC IODE International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange Programme pages
IOC IODE Ocean Data Portal
IOC/IHO General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO)
IOC/IHO GEBCO Undersea Feature Terms and Definitions
IOC/IHO International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic (IBCAO)
IOC/IHO International Bathymetric Chart of the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico (IBCCA)
IOC/IHO International Bathymetric Chart of the Central Eastern Atlantic (IBCEA)
IOC/IHO International Bathymetric Chart of the Mediterranean (IBCM)
IOC/IHO International Bathymetric Chart of the Western Indian Ocean (IBCWIO)
Index to Marine and Lacustrine Geological Samples
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP)
IODP JANUS Database
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)
International Council for Exploration of the Sea (ICES)(Denmark)
International Hydrographic Organization (IHO)
International Seabed Authority
InterRidge (Germany)
NETMAR Open Service Network for Marine Environmental Data
ODP - see IODP
ODP/DSDP data available from NGDC/WDC GMG, Boulder
Ocean Data Portal from IOC
Paleonet
SeaDataNet Pan-European Infrastructure for Ocean & Marine Data Management
Scientific Earth Drilling Information Service (SEDIS)
South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC)
UNEP Shelf Program
World Data Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, Germany
World Data Service for Geophysics
The World Data Center for Marine Geology and Geophysics
and World Data Service for Geophysics, USA
are now part of the World Data Service for Geophysics (see above)