Databases (10 results)
This digital photo collection includes “the work, observations, and studies that are carried on by the scientists, engineers, commissioned officers, and administrative personnel that make up” NOAA.
This “collection spans centuries of time and much of the natural world from the center of the Earth to the surface of the Sun” and “includes thousands of weather and space images, hundreds of images of our shores and coastal seas, and thousands of marine species images ranging from the great whales to the most minute plankton. … The geographic range of NOAA work encompasses polar region to polar region and much of the World’s oceans.”
More than 15 institutes with a variety of their photo galleries are presenting ranging from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Each gallery indicates guidelines for permissible use.
OceanPortal is a directory of ocean data and information related web sites. Covers topics such as: organizations, projects and programs including data centers; environment and governance; scientists and ships; and commerce and trade. Frequently used resources include photo libraries of the Crustacean Gallery, Globe Project Maps & Graphs, and ASF ERS-1 SAR Image Gallery.
Photographs from the first half of the Twentieth Century on a surprisingly wide range of subjects including the San Francisco Earthquake, the Boy Scouts and Farming.
See also their Photo Galleries, to browse selected subject collections.
A free collaborative collection of photos and videos from amateur and professional photographers workwide with 93.86% of all known bird species included. As of December 2013 includes: 80,299 videos; 104,827 photos; and 11,373 sound files.
“The Internet Bird Collection (IBC) is a non-profit endeavour with the ultimate goal of disseminating knowledge about the world’s avifauna. … While the initial aim is to post at least one video or photo per species, the long-term objective is to eventually include material showing a variety of biological aspects (e.g. feeding, breeding, etc.) for every species.”
This Beta (work in progress) site is an open access resource featuring human bones which have been digitised using 3D laser scanning, CT and radiography. The resource focuses on a wide range of pathological type specimens from archaeological and historical medical collections, specifically examples of chronic diseases which affect the human skeleton for which many of the physical changes are often not directly observable within clinical practice. Of major interest to many will be high fidelity photo-realistic digital representations of 3D bones that can be viewed, downloaded and manipulated on their computer, tablet or smartphone. “
Official White House site presents issue positions, news, Cabinet, appointments, offices and major speeches. Includes biography, video tour and photo essays.