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Best Website Award

As of 2016, the Best Website Award has been combined with the previous Best Reference Award and is now the Mary B. Ansari Best Geoscience Research Resource Work Award.

Presented to a website which exemplifies outstanding standards of content, design, organization, and overall site effectiveness. See Award Criteria for more information.

Winning websites are encouraged to display the badge.


2013

No award


2012

Science Education Resource Center (SERC) (Carlton College)



2011

Earth Impact Database (Planetary and Space Science Centre, University of New Brunswick)


2010

The Echinoid Directory (Dr. Andrew B. Smith, The Natural History Museum, London)


2009

Discovering Antarctica (Royal Geographical Society in partnership with the British Antarctic Survey and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

and

On the Cutting Edge (National Association of Geoscience Teachers)


2008

Encyclopedia of Earth


2007

Ocean World


2006

The Hero of Vesuvius


2005

Paleontology Portal (Academic)

and

Volcano World (formerly maintained at the Univ. of North Dakota)


2004

American Museum of Natural History Division of Paleontology


2003

A Guide to the Orders of Trilobites


2002

United States Geological Survey

and

Links for Mineralogists (site is no longer maintained)