"[Arizona] is a fascinating state, rich in the beauty of its deserts and mountains, rich in the different cultures of its peoples." ~Julie A. Campbell
ARIZONA WEB LINKS
Annotated lists of links to web-based resources categorized by subject.
Geography, Climate, and the Environment
Arizona Electronic Atlas Arizona maps, formatted for easy printing and viewing. Create your own map using these map themes: Natural Resources, People and Society, Business and Economics, and People and Environment. Includes teaching resources and learning modules.
Arizona Maps Public domain Arizona maps from the Perry-Castañeda Library
Map Collection at The University of Texas, Austin. Arizona state maps; city maps; historic maps; maps of National Parks, Monuments, and Historic Sites.
Arizona Geography Action Program Arizona site for National Geographic's Geography Action! program. Geography Action! is designed to educate and excite students about our natural, cultural, and historic treasures. Each year we celebrate a different topic related to conservation and the environment; this year's theme is "Habitats: Home Sweet Home." Arizona's Geography Action coordinator is Patty Sepp, an award-winning geography teacher/home educator.
Arizona Meteorological Network The Arizona Meteorological Network (AZMET) is a near-real time weather information system that provides data of interest to Arizona's landscape, horticultural, and agricultural industries. Presently, there are 20 automatic weather stations located throughout central and southern Arizona. Five stations gather weather data for the Phoenix area. AZMET will give you up-to-date information on how much water is evaporated from a typical lawn, yesterday's high and low temperatures, and much more.
Arizona Storm Center The One Stop Site for Arizona Weather: Current Conditions, Warnings, Watches, Forecasts, Lightning Data, Rain Guage Data, Weather Cams, Highway Closures, Radar Images, Satellite Links, Wildfire Info, and more!
Arizona Climate Summaries Climate data including maximum and minimum temperatures, precipitation, snowfall, etc. for hundreds of checkpoints all over the state.
Western Water Resources Links to water resource issues of particular interest to
Western States residents and students.
Arizona Project WET Arizona Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is an interdisciplinary, supplementary water education program for Arizona educators. Project WET provides teaching aids for kindergarteners through 12th graders. Public and private school teachers, 4-H leaders, Boy and Girl Scout leaders, and other groups will find WET resources and services valuable for learners of all ages.
Water CASA The Water Conservation Alliance of Southern Arizona's goal is to enhance the public's awareness and understanding of water conservation issues, methods and practices.
Water Resources Research Center The Water Resources Research Center at the University of Arizona’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences promotes understanding of critical state and regional water management and policy issues through research, community outreach and public education.
Gardening in Arizona Gardening in Arizona is different from many other part of the US, and many gardening books written for California or the East Coast don't apply here. This site is dedicated to unique aspects of the US southwest deserts. Includes a map of Arizona Plant Climate Zones.
Southwest Gardening Information Arid Southwest Gardening Information, by the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Includes the 1,000-page Arizona Master Gardener Manual available online, written by members of the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension.
Southwest Paddler The most comprehensive resource for information related to outdoors recreation on and near the rivers of Arizona and other southwestern states.