Welcome to NYESTA home of the New York Earth Science Teachers Association.


New York, recognized as leader in Earth Science education in the United States, finally has an organization dedicated to the advancement of this discipline. This is a collaboration of the best teachers focused on continued excellence in the study of our planet.  We are working to maintain Earth Science to its high standards.

The goal of NYESTA is to promote Earth Science in New York State by offering a professional community for both pre-service and the working New York State Earth Science Teacher.

We are an affiliate of the National Earth Science Teachers Association.

Annual Conference

Our annual conference is held every summer at a different location in New York State. Previous locations have included the Finger Lake region, Long Island, and the Catskill and Adirondack region.

The 2017 conference registration is now open.

2017 Annual Conference

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gauge pressure Pressure above one atmosphere.

All terms and definitions come from the Glossary of Geology, 5th Edition Revised.
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