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Environmental Science: Websites

Resources for research in environmental science.

Environmental Science Web Sites

Statistics in Environmental Science

Statistics can be a valuable information resource for many of your environmental science projects. Here are some good sources for statistics:

Evaluating Web Sites

Ask these questions to determine whether the resources you find are credible and reliable:

  1. Who created the page? Does the person or organization have the appropriate credentials?

  2. What is the purpose of the site?  For example, is it sponsored by a company that has a financial interest in the topic?

  3. When was the page last updated? How current is the information?

  4. How does the author support his/her argument?  Does the author cite trustworthy sources?

Learn more about evaluating websites from Cornell University; or print out our handy tipsheet.