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Hurricane Tracking Chart

Students can use this map to track the progress of hurricanes and tropical storms in the western Atlantic Ocean and Carribean Sea. It includes descriptions of hurricane watch and warning conditions.

Hurricanes

This webpage is a part of the WW2010 site from the University of Illinois. Here, students can learn about the conditions necessary for hurricanes to form and sustain themselves. The discussion is ...

Hurricane Debby

This NASA Scientific Visualization Studio page presents still images and video of Hurricane Debby as it advanced on the USA in August of 2000. The data was collected by the SeaWiFS instrument on ...

Hurricane Isabel

This site features one of the remarkable satellite pictures of Hurricane Isabel's North American landfall at 11:50 a.m. EDT on Sept. 18th, 2003. Red, green, and blue filtered images were combined to ...

Hurricane Fabian

This page from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio shows images of Hurricane Fabian near Bermuda on Sept. 4, 2004. The imagery was collected by the wide-angle lens of the Sea-viewing ...

Hurricane Florence

This NASA Scientific Visualization Studio page presents an interactive exploration of a computational model of Hurricane Florence using an immersive environment controlled by a boom.

Hurricane Gustav

This page from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio presents a number of images and videos of Hurricane Gustav as it approached North America in September of 2002.

Preliminary forecast model energy map - 2010 Chile event

This image show preliminary calculations for wave height resulting from the February 2010 tsunami generated by the 8.8 magnitude earthquake that struck just offshore of Maule, Chile on February 27, ...

Tsunami Propagation Visualization

This visualization of the Tsunami generated by the 2010 Chile earthquake shows the spread of the tsunami waves across the pacific. The animation was computed with the MOST tsunami model. Across the ...

Climate and Civilization: The Maya Example

This activity uses geophysical and geochemical data to determine climate in Central America during the recent past and to explore the link between climate (wet periods and drought) and population ...
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Exploring the Link between Hurricanes and Climate using GCM Results

In this activity, students examine global climate model output and consider the potential impact of global warming on tropical cyclone initiation and evolution. As a follow-up, students read two ...

Micro-Blocks in Southern California

This SCEC-VDO movie shows how faults are bounding surfaces of micro-blocks of the earth's crust. The Southern California Earthquake Center's Virtual Display of Objects (SCEC-VDO) is 3D visualization ...

Southern California Earthquake Center Animations and Movies

This site hosts several movies and animations of fault processes and earthquakes in Southern California. The files are .mov files and are viewable with QuickTime.

Focus of an Earthquake

This simple Flash animation by McGraw-Hill shows the relationship between earthquake focus and earthquake epicenter which is found directly above the focus. Also displayed in the animation are the ...

Formation of a Tsunami

This Flash animation, by McGraw-Hill, illustrates the steps involved in producing a tsunami. First, motion along a submerged fault plane causes a column of water to rise directly above the epicenter. ...

Web-Based Exercises for GLY 1000 - Teaching Dynamic Earth

This website contains exercises for various topics which include animations and visualizations as well as content and thought questions. Topics include: Scientific method, Minerals, Bowen's Reaction ...

Haiti Population GRAPHIC Shows Impact Of Earthquake

This graphic from the US Geologic Survey shows the intensity of the quake on a map of Haiti, with the population effected shown on each intensity zone.

USGS Shake Map: Haiti Region

This USGS page shows a shake intensity map from the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, including an explanation of the Moment Magnitude scale.

Haiti Earthquake Maps and Data - Google Earth Library

This page includes links to all kinds of spatial data on the Haiti earthquake. Along with a few Google Earth (kmz) files, links are also provided to general maps of Haiti as well as seismic maps.

Teachable Moments: Haiti Earthquake

This page from IRIS includes links to resources about the geology of the January 12, 2010 Haiti earthquake. Included are animation/visualization links, USGS resources, and others.




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