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* Geological Sciences: Background Information

A guide providing suggested resources and other information for research on the topics and subtopics of Geological Sciences

Earth & Environmental Sciences Reference Sources

KGS Website

The mission of KGS is to increase knowledge and understanding of the mineral, energy, and water resources, geologic hazards, and geology of Kentucky for the benefit of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the nation.

USGS Website

The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information.