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Kanawha Project on climate change literacy seeks 15 faculty participants

Article from Ohio University College of Arts & Sciences Forum Oct 20, 2014

The Raccoon Creek Partnership receives KEEN Effect Grant

Summer Watershed Camp hosts nearly 40 area youth

Taylor K. Smith Oct 1, 2014

Ohio University hosts Sustainability Summit

Article originally published in Ohio University Compass

 Sep 29, 2014

Where in the World is OU? GIS Open House - In celebration of International GIS Day & Global Entrepreneurship Week 

Amanda J. Cunningham Leadership Center, Baker University Center Room 366, OU Athens Campus 
Wed, Nov 19 12:00 PM

  
 
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Air Tools

For national air quality data, try the maps and data from the National Atmospheric Deposition Program at: http://nadp.sws.uiuc.edu/data/

Data Tools

For energy data, information and analyses on a state, national or international level, try the U.S. Energy Information Administration's site at: www.eia.gov
 

Energy Tools

The U.S. Department of Energy's recently upgraded website contains all things energy related, and can direct you to the many subsites and programs it operates: www.doe.gov

For information about all things related to renewable energy in the U.S., try the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's site at: www.nrel.gov

Bricker & Eckler produces numerous resources related to Ohio's energy arena, specifically in their Energy & Public Utilities, Environmental, and Green Strategies groups: http://www.bricker.com/services.aspx

The Ohio Power Siting Board keeps track of energy installations statewide: www.opsb.ohio.gov

To access information about Ohio’s certified renewable energy installations, try the PUCO’s listing: http://www.puco.ohio.gov/emplibrary/files/util/EnergyEnvironment/SB221/Updated%20Approved%20REN%20Cases.pdf

Land Tools

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources website contains a wealth of information about the way resources are utilized and conserved statewide: www.dnr.state.oh.us

Policy Tools

To access comprehensive information about state energy policies nationwide, try the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency: http://www.dsireusa.org/
 
For information about federal environmental policies and programs, the go-to source is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: www.epa.gov

For information about Ohio environmental policies and programs, start with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency: www.epa.state.oh.us

To learn more about the public utility services in Ohio (electric, natural gas, telephone, water and wastewater, rail and trucking), the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has it all: www.puco.ohio.gov
 

Water Tools

For a quick and easy way to determine drainage area of a stream basin try the USGS StreamStats: http://water.usgs.gov/osw/streamstats/

To determine the river mile of your stream, try the Ohio EPA historic river mile maps:
http://www.epa.state.oh.us/Default.aspx?tabid=3724

To calculate flow discharge, try Wright Water Engineers’ Parshall Flume Flow Table for pygmy and velocity meters: http://www.wrightwater.com/documents/ParshallFlume.pdf