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GEOSC 001: Physical Geography

This guide is for students in all sections of Penn State Harrisburg's GEOSC 001. It is intended to assist with the "Geologic Characterization" assignment.

News Resources

Published daily or weekly, newspapers tell you about the history and current activities in a community.  

There is no database or web site that includes every newspaper. To find a newspaper for your town, Google the name of your town and "newspaper." Once you find a newspaper, look for search box, or a link to "archives." Then, search for keywords such as "environment," "groundwater," "sinkholes," etc. 

Here are some library databases that cover selected papers from across the United States, as well as links to newspapers in communities near Penn State Harrisburg: