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Ask-An-Earth-Scientist or Palaeontologist
National Geophysical Data Center and NASA
Meta Indexes of Scientific Databases
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John Andrews, Bureau
of Economic Geology, University of Texas:
GIS's Tools Online.
The site focuses on conversions commonly
used by earth scientists, geographers, and field biologists. Unit
conversions exist for length, area, deg min sec to dec deg, dec deg to
deg min sec, scale calculator, and degrees to radians.
Provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
! Institute of Chemistry, Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, FU Berlin: PHYSICAL QUANTITIES, CONSTANTS, UNITS. Go to: CONVERSION OF UNITS. Also available in German. Excellent!
Calculator.org: The Calculator Home Page. Calculator.org has a number of calculator related resources, including an online scientific calculator, units conversion and constants database, and other information. Visitors can also download Calc98, a free scientific, engineering, statistical and financial calculator for Windows and PocketPC.
Michael W. Davidson and the Florida State University (in collaboration with Optical Microscopy at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory): Science, Optics and You: Powers of 10. Interactive java tutorial journeys in stages from 10 million light years beyond the Milky Way to a treetop to the nucleus at the heart of an atom, in order to visually describe orders of magnitude.
! GIGAcalculator.com (the site is owned and operated by Web Focus LLC). Free online calculators and converters.
Calculate with Google!
See e.g. here and there.
Micro-Sys ApS, Viby, Denmark: Unit Convert. Unit Convert Online can be used for a wide variety of conversion needs, e.g. metric measurements, lengths, areas, weights, volumes, temperatures, and fluids.
Process Associates of America: Conversion Factors. Including energy, H, S, Cp, P, V and T.
Reade Advanced Materials: Useful Conversion Charts. A selection of charts, e.g. unit conversion factors, the grit and microgrit grading conversion chart, units for particulate measurement, inches to millimeters conversion chart, mills to millimeter conversion, wire gage conversion chart, basic conversion factors and calendar conversion.
Center for Mathematics and Science Education,
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill:
A dictionary of units of measurement.
Snapshot provided by the Internet Archive´s Wayback Machine.
Frank Tapson, Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching, University of Exeter: A Dictionary of Units. This page provides a summary of most of the units of measurement to be found in use around the world today, together with the appropriate conversion factors needed to change them into a "standard" unit of the Systeme International.
Unit Converter. For All Type of Online Calculator & Metric Conversions.
Unit converter offers metric conversion of measurement units like length, weight, height, area, temperature, time, pressure, speed, force, volume, data storage, fuel consumption, energy, degree, number converter, etc and our online calculator provides you basic & advanced math calculations like percentage, mortgage, fraction, interest rate, loan, tax, GST, tip, algebra, and finance calculations. Every converter & calculator has a detailed explanation with an example for it. This is a free online measurement converter.
Free Unit Converter.
This site has over 2100 units in 78 categories, which range from those that are common, such as
length, weight, volume, numbers, velocity, and pressure, to more specialized categories like magnetic
flux density, electrostatic capacitance, and surface tension.
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