NRCS conservationists working with a landowner in eastern South Dakota.

The World Resources Institute

This directory "enables users to search for country-specific experts in a wide range of ecosystem disciplines. It includes hundreds of expert profiles from environmental organizations around the world, including the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the Ecological Society of America, and the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment's Sub-Global Working Groups."

IUCN. Species Survival Commission

Contact information for animal and plant conservation experts browsable through extensive, taxa-based directory; includes fisheries experts.

University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center.

A database of experts in various water fields from Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Arizona.

University of Minnesota. Water Resources Center.

A listing of Water Resources Science faculty, by area of emphasis, at the University of Minnesota.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Virginia Water Resources Research Center.

Provides access to Virginia Tech's database of experts, as well as a listing of water hotlines and other information sources.

Pennsylvania State University. Institutes of the Environment.

Finds experts in water resources and other environmental fields.

University of Hawaii. Department of Geology and Geophysics.

Will answer questions on hydrology and the environment (and other topics). Check the site for terms of use. There's also a list of previously asked questions and answers.

DOI. United States Geological Survey.

Answers questions about groundwater, lakes, rivers as well as volcanoes, earthquakes, mountains, rocks, and maps. See the site for terms of use.

EPA. Region 5.

Experts from the environmental agency's Region 5, including Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and 35 Tribes, answer questions within their region.