Online image libraries
Earth Science World Image Bank (http://www.earthscienceworld.org/imagebank/) The Earth Science World Image Bank is a service provided by the American Geological Institute (AGI). This Image Bank is designed to provide quality geoscience images to the public, educators, and the geoscience community. Click on one of the images below to browse that category or go to the Search Images page for an advanced search. The Image Bank now has over 6,000 images available to search, making it one of the largest sources of Earth Science imagery available on the web.
Earth Science Picture of the Day (http://epod.usra.edu/) The Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) highlights the diverse processes and phenomena which shape our planet and our lives. EPOD will collect and archive photos, imagery, graphics, and artwork with short explanatory captions and links exemplifying features within the Earth system.
NASA Earth Observatory (http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Images/) The Earth Observatory’s mission is to share with the public the images, stories, and discoveries about climate and the environment that emerge from NASA research, including its satellite missions, in-the-field research, and climate models.
FLICKR: NASA Headquarters, Public Affairs, Photo Department (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto) These official NASA photographs are being made available for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photographs. The photographs may not be used in materials, advertisements, products, or promotions that in any way suggest approval or endorsement by NASA.
FLICKR: NASA Goddard Photo and Video Photostream (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc) NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is home to the nation's largest organization of combined scientists, engineers and technologists that build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study the Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the universe. We are also home to some of the most amazing images, visualizations and videos NASA has to offer. We'll share much of it with you here.
FLICKR: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (http://www.flickr.com/photos/28634332@N05) These official NASA photographs are being made available for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photographs. The photographs may not be used in materials, advertisements, products, or promotions that in any way suggest approval or endorsement by NASA.
FLICKR: NASA on The Commons (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasacommons) All photographs on the NASA Commons Flickr account originate from the compilation of archives at NASA Images. NASA on The Commons will allow the media on NASA Images to reach an even wider audience and invite that audience to help tell the story of these photos by adding tags, or keywords, to the images to identify objects and people. In addition the community can engage in conversation by sharing comments to add information, stories, and thoughts. These valuable contributions will help make the images easier to find online and add insight about NASA.
FLICKR: U.S. Geological Survey (http://www.flickr.com/photos/usgeologicalsurvey) The USGS is an unbiased Federal earth science agency that studies ecosystems and predicting ecosystem changes, climate change, water issues, natural hazards, wildlife and human health, and energy and minerals.
FLICKR: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/usepagov) This is the official Flickr account for the US EPA. Our mission is to protect health and to safeguard the natural environment upon which life depends. Since December 2, 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment.
FLICKR: EPA State of the Environment Photo Project (http://www.flickr.com/groups/1667216@N23) What's the State of our Environment, our planet, today? Looking back years from now, what will today's photos tell us? Almost 40 years ago, EPA's Documerica project captured thousands of compelling images of environmental problems and the state of American life. Now, we've gone global with the very same idea. After four decades of greater environmental awareness and protection since EPA began, how far have we come?
FLICKR: DOCUMERICA Project by the Environmental Protection Agency (http://www.flickr.com/photos/usnationalarchives/collections/72157620729903309) For the Documerica Project (1971-1977), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hired freelance photographers to capture images relating to environmental problems, EPA activities, and everyday life in the 1970s. The U.S. National Archives digitized more than 15,000 photographs from the series Documerica (Local ID 412-DA) and included them in our online catalog. Our Web site has quick catalog search links for featured DOCUMERICA topics, locations, and photographers.
GigaPan (http://www.gigapan.com/) Gigapans are gigapixel panoramas, digital images with billions of pixels. They are huge panoramas with fascinating detail, all captured in the context of a single brilliant photo. Phenomenally large, yet remarkably crisp and vivid, gigapans are available to be explored at GigaPan.com. Zoom in and discover the detail of over 50,000 panoramas from around the world. GigaPans of Mars and the Moon are included in the collection.
Astronomy Picture of the Day (https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html) Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
HubbleSite - Gallery (http://hubblesite.org/gallery/) Capture the extraordinary. Explore the universe through Hubble's eye, and witness the most dangerous, spectacular and mysterious depths of the cosmos.
Image of the Day - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI's ImageSource (http://www.whoi.edu/main/images-multimedia) Today's communicators rely on the power of imagery like never before - to entertain, to inform, and to educate. Our mission is to provide the interested public and internal audiences with a single source for all of their oceanographic visual needs, not just images and footage, but the services that make them easy to search, locate, and license. What you can find includes current images of people, places, technology, events and projects; underwater photography from Alvin, Jason II and other vehicles; illustrations from WHOI publications and presentations; and, historical photographs of the Institution and Woods Hole area.
NASA Image of the Day - Gallery (http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/iotd.html) View the current image of the day as well as more than 700 NASA.gov Image of the Day features posted from 2003 to 2006.
Image of the Day - NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory (http://www.nnvl.noaa.gov/imageoftheday.php) From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).