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This collection of digital resources includes web sites that can be useful for teaching and learning structural geology at the undergraduate level.


We invite you to contribute internet resources that are useful for teaching structural geology at the undergraduate level, whether they relate specifically to teaching structural geology or simply provide support for teaching structural geology.


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Fundamentals of Structural Geology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Fundamentals of Structural Geology is a textbook that emphasizes modern techniques of field data acquisition and analysis, the principles of continuum mechanics, and the mathematical and ...

Table of Deformation Mechanisms and Processes part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site contains a large table of deformation mechanisms and processes. Included in the information are the atomic scale of the process, diagnostic microstructures associated with the process, ...

Java Structural Geology Software part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features Java programs that illustrate basic structural geology concepts. This suite of animations includes topics such as shear, stress versus strain, three dimensional strain, flow ...

Microstructures and Deformation Mechanisms part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is the first in a series of lectures for a microstructures short course. These illustrated lecture notes introduce the topic of microstructures and discuss a variety of deformation mechanisms ...

Introduction to Metamorphism part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 83-slide PowerPoint presentation introduces metamorphic agents and changes. Stress, strain, tension, compression, and shear are discussed as well as the lineation or foliation that results from ...

3-D Animation of Dislocation Glide part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website displays an animation of edge-screw dislocation glide in 3 dimensions. The animation is short and clear, and will be helpful to students trying to visualize this somewhat complicated ...

Formation of a stylolite part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This webpage features a quick animation that demonstrates the formation of a stylolite, a microstructure that resembles a suture. The site enhances a student's understanding of this mechanism with ...

Dislocation Glide part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This animation from Monash University shows the process of dislocation glide in two dimensions. The animation shows what it would look like if we could zoom in on a single grain of sand, down to the ...

Teaching Resources in Structural Geology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This collection of web-based teaching resources is intended to assist educators in teaching structural geology. There are sections of materials on basic structures (folds, faults, shear zones, and ...

Analogue Microstructural Modeling at the University at Albany, SUNY part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site contains 15 time-lapse QuickTime movies that show the experimental deformation behavior of octachloropropane. This compound shows similar microstructures to those found in quartzite, and ...

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