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General Interest Publications: Online Catalog

The USGS publishes a series of nontechnical publications and posters about geology, hydrology, topographic mapping, and related Earth Science topics. Single copies of listed publications and posters are free of charge.

Mail your requests to:
USGS Branch Of Distribution
P.O. Box 25286
Denver Federal Center
Denver, CO 80225

The following water posters are available for lower school or middle school grades. They can be ordered by title.

Water: The Resource That Gets Used & Used & Used for Everything!

How Do We Treat Our Wastewater?
Wetland: Water, Wildlife, Plants & People!
Ground Water: The Hidden Resource!
Water Quality...Potential Sources of Pollution

The publications below can be ordered by title and/or catalog number.

Abbreviations:

SP = Spanish
B&W = Black & White
G/S = Grade School
M/S = Middle School

Alaska From Space B-93-0045
The Antarctic & Its Geology B-93-0050
The Big Five B-94-0015
Building Stones of Our Nations Capital B-94-0030
Cartography at the USGS B-94-0035
Catalog of Maps B-93-0060
Collecting Rocks B-93-0070
Deserts: Geology & Resources B-94-0010
Earth Science Information Center B-93-0010
Earthquakes B-94-0050
Elevations & Distacnes in the U.S. B-93-0090
The EEZ: An Exciting Frontier B-94-0240
Finding Your Way With Map and Compass B-93-0105
Fossils Rocks & Time B-94-0054
Fossils Through Time (Flat) B-96-0100
Geographic Information Systems B-93-0122
Geologic History of Cape Cod, Massachusets B-93-0090
Geologic Maps: Portraits of the Earth B-93-0126
Geologic Time B-94-0121
Geology of Caves B-93-0135
Geology of Radon B-94-0015
Geysers B-93-0140
Glaciers: A Water Resource B-93-0150
Glaciers: clues to Future Climates B-94-0105
Gold B-93-0160
The Great Ice Age B-93-0170
The Great Salt Lake B-94-0125
Ground Water B-93-0175
Ground Water & the Rural Homeowner B-94-0055
Ground Water: The Hidden Resource (B&W) B-96-0457
Ground Water: The Hidden Resource (G/S) B-96-0458
Ground Water: The Hidden Resource (M/S) B-96-0459
Ground Water: An Under-Valued Resource B-96-0475
Ground-Water Contamination- No Quick Fix In Sight B-95-0470
Help Your Children Learn Geography B-94-0131
Help Your Children Learn Geography (Spanish) B-94-0131
How Do We Treat Our Wastewater (B&W) B-96-0463
How Do We Treat Our Wastewater (G/S) B-96-0464
How Do We Treat Our Wastewater (M/S) B-96-0465
How Much Water In A 12 OZ Can? B-95-0190
How To Obtain Aerial Photographs B-93-0176
The Hydrologic Cycle B-93-0180
The Interior of the Earth B-93-0200
John Wesley Powell's Exploration of the Colorado River B-94-0135
Landforms of the US B-93-0210
Map & Mapping: A Selected Bibliography B-93-0500
Map Projections (Folded) B-96-0200
Map Projections (Flat) B-96-0200
Map Scales B-93-0240
Map Separates B-93-0240
Maps Can Help You Trace Your Family Tree B-94-0073
Maps of the US B-93-0250
Maps of the World B-93-0255
Marine Geology: Research Beneath the Sea B-94-0072
Monitoring Active Volcanos B-94-0075
Mountains & Plains: Denver's Geologic Setting B-93-0272
The National Aerial Photography Program B-96-0235
National Atlas maps B-93-0260
Natural Gemstones B-94-0080
Natural Steam for Power B-93-0290
NAWDEX: A Keyt to Finding Water Data B-93-0305
Our Changing Continent B-93-0330
Permafrost B-93-0340
Professional Challenges In Water Resources B-97-0950
Propsecting for Gold in the United States B-93-0380
Rain: A Water Resource B-93-0330
Rain: A Water Resurce (Spanish) B-93-0405
Recreational Opportunities Outdoors B-96-0236
River Basins of the US The Colorado B-93-0410
River Basins of the US The Columbia B-93-0420
River Basins of the US The Delaware B-93-0430
River Basins of the US The Hudson B-93-0440
River Basins of the US The Potomac B-93-0450
River Basins of the US The Suwanee B-93-0465
River Basins of the US The Wabash B-93-0460
Safety & Survival In An Earthquake B-93-0470
Safety & Survival In An Earthquake (Spanish) B-93-0480
State Hydrologic Unit Maps B-93-0513
Steps to the Moon B-94-0185
Submarine Landslides B-95-0450
Suggestions for Prospecting B-94-0200
The San Andreas Fault B-94-0182
Save Water-Save Money B-93-0495
Topographic Mapping B-94-0190
Tree Rings: Timekeepers of the Past B-93-0550
Types of Maps B-93-0560
Understanding Color-Infrared Photographs & False-Color Composites B-93-056
US Geodata Digital Cartographic and Geographic Data B-96-0400
USGS: Earth Science in the Service B-93-0085
USGS's Library B-93-0585
USGS's Photographic Library B-93-0585
Volcanic Hazards at Mt. Shasta California B-94-0198
Volcanic Seismic Hazards of Hawaii B-94-0197
Volcanoes of the US B-93-0610
Water Dowsing B-93-0625
Water in the Urban Environment B-93-0640
Water: The Resource That Gets Used & Used for Everything (B&W) B-
Water: The Resource That Gets Used & Used for Everything (G/S) B-96-0461
Water: The Resource That Gets Used & Used for Everything (M/S) B-96-0462
Agua Poster B/W (SP) B-96-0040
Agua Poster Elem-SP B-96-0041
Water Quality: Potential Sources of Pollution B/W B-96-0471
Water Quality: Potential Sources of Pollution G/S B-96-0469
Water Quality: Potential Sources of Pollution M/S B-96-0470
WATSTORE: A Water Data Storage and Retrieval System B-93-0680
Wetlands: Water, Wildlife, Plants and People (B/W) B-96-0466
Wetlands: Water, Wildlife, Plants and People (G/S) B-96-0467
Wetlands: Water, Wildlife, Plants and People (M/S) B-96-0468
What is Water? B-93-0690
What is Water? (Spanish) B-93-0695
Why is the Ocean Salty? B-93-0705
Why is the Ocean Salty? (Spanish) B-93-0705

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