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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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.
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.
GeoEye 2010 Haiti Earthquake Satellite photos
This half-meter resolution satellite image shows Port-au-Prince, Haiti after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the area on Jan. 12, 2010. The image clearly shows extensive damage, roads covered with ...
The NGDC database allow users to find and compare significant or major earthquakes by Magnitude, Year, Injuries, Death Count, and Damage.