The fieldwork in geology

More to know. Geology on the Net. Links

Geological cartography ( ^ index ^)

Thematic geological maps of Catalonia (director maps). Source: Catalogue of the map collection of Dept. Geograf. y Soc. de la UdL (Catalan)
http://www.udl.es/dept/geosoc/Cartoteca/IM83G.html

Geological cartography of Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya
http://www.icc.es/cartogeol/home.html

Geological map of Spain (Magna digital). Source: IGME (Spanish)
http://www.igme.es

Geological maps and cross sections (introduction, practice.) Source: UAM (Spanish)
http://www.uam.es/personal_pdi/ciencias/casado/Mapas-1/prac7.htm

 

Topographic cartography ( ^ index ^)

Cartographic visualizer of Barcelona area. Source: Diputació de Barcelona (Catalan)
http://www.diba.es/ortofotos/index.htm

Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya. Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan)
http://www.icc.es

Hypermap. Electronic atlas of Catalonia. Source: Departament de Política Territorial i Obres Públiques de la Generalitat de Catalunya
http://www.gencat.net/ptop/actuacions/hipermapa.htm

Available cartography of Barcelona region. Source: Diputació de Barcelona (Catalan)
http://www.diba.es/catosig/cartoprov.asp

Available catographic documentation in UAB map collection (Catalonia.) Source: Biblioteca de la UAB
http://www.bib.uab.es/cartotec/c1/100_7.htm

Topographic maps orders. Scales 1:50.000 and 1:25.000 (Spain.) Source: Servicio Geográfico del Ejército
http://www.verdinet.com/mapas/catalu/iz.htm

Fundamentals of topographic maps. Source: UAM (Spanish)
http://www.uam.es/personal_pdi/ciencias/casado/Topo-1/prac5.htm

Fundamentals of maps, remote sensing and GIS. Source: CNTS, USGS (English)
http://www.geog.ouc.bc.ca/physgeog/contents/2d.html

Basic concepts of orientation and compass. Several sources (Spanish)
http://www.arrakis.es/~azcola/orienta.html

Basic concepts of photogeology. Source: UAM (Spanish)
http://www.uam.es/personal_pdi/ciencias/casado/Foto_aerea/prac9.htm


Online
 dictionaries and glossaries ( ^ index ^)

Geological terminology. Author: Josep Verd (Catalan)
http://personal.redestb.es/josepverd/terminologia_geologica.htm

Glossary of external geological agents. Autor: J. Giner (catalán).
http://www.xtec.es/~jginer/projecte/glossari.html

Dictionary of geology. Author: Francesc Murgadas (Catalan)
http://www.xtec.es/centres/a8031711/depcn/diccgeo1.htm

International glossary of hydrology. Source: UNESCO (Spanish)
http://webworld.unesco.org/water/ihp/db/glossary/glu/indexes.htm

Geologic glossary. Source: Student Resource Center (GeologyLink), Houghton Mifflin (English)
http://college.hmco.com/geology/resources/geologylink/glossary.html

Oilfield glossary. Author: Schlumberger (English)
http://www.glossary.oilfield.slb.com/Default.cfm

Vocabulary of mountain terminology. Source: G.A.E.M. (Catalan)
http://www.espanet.plus.com/rusadir/vocata.htm

Dictionaries and terminolgy of karst and speleology. Source: AER (Spanish, English)
http://www.ramales.com/varios/dicciona/dicciona.htm

Mining and geology dictionary. Source: Minería-Ecuador (Spanish)
http://www.mineriaecuador.com/SSM/_themes/dinage/diccionario

 

Edaphology ( ^ index ^)

Online edaphology course. Source: Universidad de Granada (Spanish)
http://edafologia.ugr.es

Edaphology: soils fomation and classification. Source: USDA (English)
http://soils.usda.gov/

Soils science: educational website. Source: NASA (English)
http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/globe/index.htm

Geology of Catalonia (generalities) ( ^ index ^)

Introduction to the geology of Catalonia. Structural and geological units. Source: CEDEC (Catalan)
http://www.xtec.es/cdec/protocols/81.htm

The main geological units of Catalonia. Author: A. Teixell (Catalan)
http://einstein.uab.es/c_geotectonica/A23822/geologiaCat.html

Seismotectonic zonation of Catalonia. Source: Gencat, ICC (Catalan)
http://www.icc.es/sismes/catala/atles/ztec/ztec.html

Elementary notes on the formation, relief and geological constitution of Catalonia. Source: ICE (Catalan)
http://www.xtec.es/~nlinan/geomorfo/index.htm

Geology of Catalonia (high school level). Source: ICE (Catalan)
http://www.xtec.es/iesguissona/inici/projecte/geologia.htm

Geological heritage of Catalonia. Sites of geological interest of Catalonia. Source: Gencat, Dep. Medi Ambient (Catalan)
http://www.gencat.net/mediamb/pn/2geotops.htm


Geology of Catalonia (Pyrenees and other units)
 ( ^ index ^)

Geology of the Pyrenees. Source: GGAC-ub (English)
http://www.ub.es/ggac/research/piris/piris.htm

Pyrenees structure. Author: W.P. Schellart (English)
http://www.virtualexplorer.com.au/2002R/Rosenbaum/Schellart/schellart.pdf

Pyrenees formation step by step (animated application of the project ECORS-Pirineos). Source: Gencat, informatic applications. Authors: A. Martínez and J.A. Van Eeckhout (Catalan)
http://www.xtec.es/recursos/socials/treball/pirineus.htm
http://www.xtec.es/cgi/programari_educatiu?REG=formpiri

Geology of the Catalan Pyrenees: select bibliography. Author: Ian West, Southampton University (English)
http://www.soton.ac.uk/~imw/pyrenbib.htm

Geology and formation of the Pedraforca. Source: Gencat, dept. Medi Ambient (Catalan)
http://www.parcsdecatalunya.net/pedraforca/cppedraforca00.htm

Environmental geology of Depressió de la Selva. Author: M. Vehi (UAB) (Catalan)
http://www.tdcat.cesca.es/TDCat-0321102-144158/

Geology of Bages region. Source: ICHN (Catalan)
http://www.iec.es/institucio/societats/ICHistoriaNatural/Bages/geologia/geologia.htm

 

Structural geology ( ^ index ^)

Structural geology and global dynamics notes. Links. Author: J.R. Martínez Catalán – G. Gutiérrez Alonso (Universidad de Salamanca) (Spanish)
http://web.usal.es/~gabi/apuntes.html


Spanish geology (other regions)
 ( ^ index ^)

Geology of Galicia
http://www.terra.es/personal2/rocasgalicia/

Geology of Aragón
http://www.aragoneria.com/natural/geologia/index.htm

Iberian geology (bibliography.) Source: UAB, CSIC
http://www.bib.ub.es/bigpi/bigpi.htm

 

Geomorphology ( ^ index ^)

External geological agents and processes. Source: Josep Giner (Catalan)
http://www.xtec.es/~jginer/projecte/agent.htm

Introduction to geomorphology. All kind of external processes. Source: Okanagan University College (English)
http://www.geog.ouc.bc.ca/physgeog/contents/chapter11.html

Weathering processes. Source: Telépolis (Spanish)
http://club.telepolis.com/geografo/geomorfologia/meteoro.htm

Elementary notes on weathering and soils. Source: N.S.G. (Univ. Uakron) (English)
http://enterprise.cc.uakron.edu/geology/natscigeo/Lectures/weath/weath.htm

Glaciers and glaciarism (English)
http://www.glacier.rice.edu/


Hydrology, hydrogeology
 ( ^ index ^)

Hydrogeology, Hydrology and Hydrochemistry notes. Author: J. Sánchez San Román, Univ. Salamanca (Spanish)
http://web.usal.es/~javisan/hidro/temas.htm

Water cycle. Environmental management of water. Source: Agència Catalana de l’Aigua (Catalan)
http://mediambient.gencat.net/aca/ca/inici.jsp

Fluvial hydrology. Source: Yahoo Encyclopédie (French)
http://fr.encyclopedia.yahoo.com/articles/cl/cl_1858_p0.html

Water quality. Analytics. Source: Univ. de Atacama (Spanish)
http://plata.uda.cl/minas/apuntes/Geologia/hidrogeol/03002analisis.html


Geology and Earth Science institutes
 ( ^ index ^)

Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya (Cartographic Institute of Catalonia). Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan)
http://www.icc.es

Instituto Geológico y Minero de España (Geological and Mining Institute of Spain) (Spanish)
http://www.igme.es

The Geological Society of America (English)
http://www.geosociety.org/pubs/

US Geological Survey (English)
http://www.usgs.gov

Geological Surveys of the World (English)
http://www.geoscience.org.za/construction/Surveys.html


Geological itineraries ( ^ index ^)

Cingles de Bertí, El Figaró-Montmany. Author: GEORACÓ (Catalan)
http://pepcapde.webcindario.com/figaro/

Environmental and geological itinerary across Vall d’Àger and Conca de Tremp-Dellà. Author: CDECT (Catalan)
http://www.xtec.es/centres/c5006513/experiencies/itinerari/index.htm
  

Geological itinerary and guide of Pedraforca (PDF version, 1.7 Mb.) Source: Albert Martínez Rius (consultant geologist) and Dept. Medi Ambient Generalitat de Catalunya
http://www.albertmartinez.com

Fieldwork in Conca de Tremp. Source: Prof. R. Linares, UAB (Catalan)
http://www.xtec.es/entitats/spcn/Tremp/tremp0.htm 

Geological itinerary across vallée d’Aspe. Source: GEOLVAL (French)
http://perso.wanadoo.fr/patrick.lafargue/geolval/route.htm 

Accompanied geological itineraries. Source: AGEA Recursos (Catalan)
http://www.aser.com/agea/itigeol.htm 

Siccar Point field excursion (Scotland) (English)
http://www.glg.ed.ac.uk/courses/field/siccarpoint/intro.html 

Fieldtrips of the Geology department of the James Madison University (English)
http://www.jmu.edu/geology/

Hartford Basin Long Island Geologists Field Trip June 27, 2002 (English)
http://pbisotopes.ess.sunysb.edu/lig/Field_Trips/hartford-basin/

Road, mobility and geographical location maps ( ^ index ^)

Road maps of Catalonia. The gateway to mobility. Source: Gencat, mobilitat.org (Catalan)
http://www.mobilitat.net/cat/html/int_mapcar.htm

Road maps of Spain, route planning. Source: CAMPSA
http://www.campsa.es

The state of roads. Source: TVC on line, Gencat (Catalan)
http://www.tvc.es/carreteres/

Maps of Catalonia National Parks. Park routes. Source: Generalitat de Catalunya.
http://www.parcsdecatalunya.net

Maps of Catalonia (all kind of subjects). Source: Generalitat de Catalunya and others (Catalan)
http://www.xtec.es/~aguiu1/imatges/004/p1.htm

All the villages of Catalonia (accomodation, interesting information, etc.)
http://pieraedicions.com/totcatalunya.htm

Mineralogy, mines and mining ( ^ index ^)

Minerals of Spain. Source: Dept. Cristalografía y Mineralogía de la Univ. de Valladolid (Spanish)
http://greco.fmc.cie.uva.es/ppal_ficha.asp

Minerals description by name, class, image and other. Source: Amethyst Galleries Inc. (English)
http://www.galleries.com

Mineral database (information, description and definitions)
http://webmineral.com

Minerals and rocks interactive guide with guides, pictures, glossaries, etc. Source: E.T.S.I. de Montes, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (castellano).
http://www.montes.upm.es/Dptos/DptoSilvopascicultura/Edafologia/guia/indice.html

The gateway to mineralogy, mining and other resources. Source: A.M.Y.F. – BARITEL (Spanish)
http://www.amyp.org/Formularios/Links.asp

Mineral identification guide. Source: IES Pius Font i Quer de Manresa, Proyecto < Mineralia > (Catalan)
http://www.xtec.es/~fmas/mine/index.htm

Palaeontology ( ^ index ^)

Recognition and classification of the sedimentary record most characteristic fossils. Source: J.M. González (UAM) (Spanish)
http://www.uam.es/personal_pdi/ciencias/casado/index2.htm

Catalan museums with palaeontologic collections. Associations and university departments where palaeontology and palaeontologic material are managed.
http://www.paleontologia-hispana.com/paleoguia/cataluna.htm

Palaeontologic resources. Source: Paleontología Hispana © A.J. Molina
http://www.paleontologia-hispana.com

Main fossil groups. Source: Fósil, Revista de Paleontología (Museo Nacional de Hist. Nat. de Santiago de Chile) (Spanish)
http://www.fosil.cl/index2.html

Palaeobotanics links and resources on the Net. Source: Wuerzburg University (English)
http://www.uni-wuerzburg.de/mineralogie/palbot1.html

South-west Asian present molluscs picture collection. Source: Charles J. Geerts (English)
http://shellimages.bravepages.com

 

Igneous and metamorphic petrology ( ^ index ^)

Magmatism and metamorphism notes. Author: J.M. González Casado (UAM) (Spanish)
http://www.uam.es/personal_pdi/ciencias/casado/Tema4-2001.html

Igneous rocks: mineralogy and petrology. Source: Webmaster (Spanish)
http://www.todogeologia.com/article336.html

Igneous rocks: mineralogy, classification, igneous processes, textures, pictures and classification keys. Source: James Madison University (English)
http://csmres.jmu.edu/geollab/fichter/IgnRx/IgHome.html

Metamorphic rocks: mineralogy, classification, metamorphic processes, facies, kinds of metamorphism, pictures and identification keys. Source: James Madison University (English)
http://csmres.jmu.edu/geollab/fichter/MetaRx/index.html

The interactive granite (Rob’s Granite Page). Author: Robert M. Reed (Univ. of Texas at Austin) (English)
http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~rmr/index.html


Sedimentary petrology
 ( ^ index ^)

Document “Del sedimento arenoso a la roca” (From sandy sediment to rock) by A. Obrador and R. Estrada, Departament de Geologia de la UAB (Spanish)
Sedroca.pdf

Sedimentary rocks: mineralogy, classification, sedimantery processes, textures, pictures and classification keys. Source: James Madison University (English)
http://csmres.jmu.edu/geollab/fichter/SedRx/index.html


Geological general resources 
( ^ index ^)

Earth Science resources on the Net. Source: UB – Institut Jaume Almera (CSIC)
http://www.ija.csic.es/gt/biblio/recurs.htm

Physical geology (complementary web of “Earth” by Tarbuck & Lutgens, Prenhall eds.) (English)
http://www.prenhall.com/tarbuck

Physical geography fundamentals. Author: Michael J. Pidwirny, Dept. Geography Okanagan University College (English)
http://www.geog.ouc.bc.ca/physgeog

Geology web page of the U.S. Geological Survey (English)
http://geology.usgs.gov/index.shtml

Geology in the US National Parks. Source: U.S. Geological Survey & National Park Service (English)
http://www2.nature.nps.gov/grd/usgsnps/project/home.html

Geology notes. Source: “La Facu” (Spanish)
http://www.lafacu.com/apuntes/geologia

General geology notes. Source: Universidad de Atacama, Dep. de Minas (Spanish)
http://plata.uda.cl/minas/apuntes/Geologia/geologiageneral/geogenap.html

The complete guide to Earth Science. Dirección: Andrew Alden (inglés).
http://geology.about.com/mbody.htm


Graphical resources and picture galleries
 ( ^ index ^)

Geology and meteorology drawings and diagrams (Catalan)
http://www.cienciesnaturals.com/grafic.html

Earth Science Word Image Bank. Source: American Geological Institute (AGI)
http://www.earthscienceworld.org/imagebank/index.html

Geological landscapes gallery (English)
http://www.synaptic.bc.ca/gallery/geology.htm

Picture library. Source: The Geological Society of London (English)
http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/template.cfm?name=piclibrary

USA National Parks, with picture galleries. Source: Nacional Park Service.
http://www2.nature.nps.gov/grd/tour/index.htm

Pictures of geologic features and processes. Source: Andrew Alden (English)
http://geology.about.com/library/bl/images/blimageindex.htm

Security in geologic fieldtrips ( ^ index ^)

La seguridad en el transcurso de las actividades de campo: recomendaciones generales (Code for Geological Fieldwork). Fuente: The Geological Society (inglés).
http://www.geolsoc.org.uk/template.cfm?name=fieldwork_code

El riesgo de accidente en las salidas de campo, peligrosidad, precauciones y pautas de comportamiento. Fuente: Ian West, School of Ocean Earth Science, Southampton University (inglés).
http://www.soton.ac.uk/~imw/safety.htm

Geologic time table ( ^ index ^)

Geologic time table of Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya (Catalan)
http://www.icc.es/cartogeol/taulatemps.html

Geologic time table. Source: Santiago Pastrana, geographer (Spanish)
http://club.telepolis.com/geografo/general/ttgeologico.htm

Geological time table of Alaska Fairbanks University (English)
http://www.uaf.edu/geology/reference/geo_time.html

Volcanism ( ^ index ^)

Volcanos. Source: USGS (English)
http://www.usgs.gov/themes/volcano.html

Italian volcanism
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/~boris/ETNA_news.html

Volcano World. Source: North Dakota University (English)
http://volcano.und.edu/

Volcanism in Catalonia guide. Garrotxa volcanic area (Catalan)
http://www.parcsdecatalunya.net/zvg/cpgarrotxa00.htm

Volcanos and volcanic processes educational website. Author: V. Campo, San Diego State University (English)
http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/TitlePage.html

Photo glossary of volcanic terms. Source: USGS (English)
http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/Products/Pglossary/pglossary.html

List of websites about volcanism:
http://www.volcans.info
http://perso.club-internet.fr/rivierec/favorite.htm
http://www.volcanolive.com
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/volcanoes/

Search of
Geologuides
Zone
Interest
Filtres
Search
Geocamp is a web portal
recognized with distinction Jaume Vicens Vives,
granted by the Generalitat of Catalonia
Email Facebook Twitter Whatsapp
Project developed Project Funded
info@geo-camp.net
Legal note / Rules for using Geocamp