Government funded agencies including geological surveys provide unique access to full-text publications, maps, data sources and geospatial resources not duplicated by journal databases or found through Internet search engines.
Geoscience data including maps viewed using Google Earth for various aspects of geology including aggregate, exploration, assessment, bedrock, geophysical, groundwater, topography and surface geology. Included is a Geoscience Theses section that includes undergraduate and graduate theses/dissertations collected over the years that opens with Google Earth software.
Publications of the Geological Survey of Canada and the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing Canada Topographic Maps. GEOSCAN links to external publications including journal articles, open source publications, and reports authored by ESS scientists and specialists.