Geography and Urban Analysis
Academic Web Links - Useful for Library Research
& Urban Analysis at CSULA Provides information about the program
in Geography and Urban Analysis at Cal State Los Angeles. Includes
program descriptions, faculty information and information on current
- Association of American Geographers
The Association of American Geographers (AAG) is a scientific and
educational society founded in 1904. This site provides access to
information not only about the organization but to information about
careers, grants, jobs, and related information.
Notes Organized by region and country or international organization,
this is the full-text of the U.S. State Department publication on
geographic entities and international organizations. It covers history,
government and political conditions as well as the economy, foreign
relations, and basic travel information.
- Country Studies
The Library of Congress Country Studies Series presents a description
and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political,
and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout
- Environmental Information Resources.
A joint project between the California Digital Library and the Library
of California brings together websites that address a vast array of
issues related to the environment.
- GeoData.gov. This web site
is part of the Geospatial One-Stop E-Gov initiative providing access
to geospatial data and information.
at About.com. A listing of sites related to cultural, physical
and human geography
- Geography Topics--Librarian's
Index to the Internet Links to a list of geography topics
from altitudes, cultures of the world, environment, geographic information
systems to weather.
- Geosource This
is an annotated directory, with more than 4,500 entries, covers human
geography, physical geography, planning, geoscience, and environmental
Please--Countries of the World
Provides a directory
of basic information on all the countries of the world. Each country
profile includes: color map; flag; official name; current ruler;
land area; population; capital; largest cities; monetary unit; languages;
ethnicity/race; religions; literacy rate; economy; government; and
for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty
Provides an annotated
list of LA Statistics with hundreds of the best sources of data
on Los Angeles, categorized by 27 keywords such as housing, health,
Latino, economy, and more. The online catalog covered 3,000 publications
related to homelessness and poverty is searchable by keyword, geographical
area, date, publication type, and more.
Resources for Geographers. A vast amount of geography related
links excellently organized by the Department of Geography at the
University of Colorado at Boulder.
Machine It contains National Geographic's interactive maps
of the world, searchable by place name. It can also be searched by
theme: physical, political and cultural, climate and weather, historical,
Mars, and ecosystems. Flags and Facts provide brief profiles
of countries and United States states and Canada provinces, accompanied
- Nation Master The site
provides statistical comparations among countries on the indicators
that shape global commerce, health, politics and ecology.
- National Atlas The National
Atlas is the product of the US Geological Service's coordination of
geographically oriented data from more than 20 federal agencies. It
portrays a plethora of cultural and physical phenomena, including
information on health, the environment, demography, agriculture, climate,
- National Geographic
This is the National Geographic magazine's official web site. It features
a media section covering overviews of stories from National Geographic,
Traveler, and World for children; a photography
area with an archived gallery featuring various photographers and
a technical advice section, and a resources section highlighting a
index to all their publications back to 1888.
- TerraServer The
web site is one of the world's largest online databases, providing
free public access to a vast data store of maps and aerial photographs
of the United States. The TerraServer name is a play on words, with
'Terra' referring to the 'earth' or 'land' and also to the terabytes
of images stored on the site.
- Useful Geography Sites
This is a collection of examples of geography-related sites from all
over the world