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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Glacial Isostasy part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This animation depicts the changes that occur in the mantle and crust when undergoing glacial isostasy. The animation covers both the thickening of the glacier and its subsequent melting.

Visible Geology: an interactive visualization program for creating and exploring geologic block models part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Visible Geology is an interactive visualization program where you can create and explore your own geologic block models. The goal of the program is to allow a learning environment that, with the ...

Cratered cobbles in Triassic Buntsandstein conglomerates in northeastern Spain: An indicator of shock deformation in the vicinity of large impacts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Quartzite cobbles in Lower Triassic Buntsandstein conglomerates from northeastern Spain display unusual millimeter- to centimeter-sized circular craters, commonly having central mounds and surrounded ...

Plate Tectonic Animations part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site contains a variety of plate tectonic animations, paleogeographic reconstructions, and paleoclimate animations. Each animation is viewable from the web page, and has accompanying text that ...

Animations of Geologic Structures part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site features a series of four Macromedia Flash animations. These simulations illustrate the formation of basic geologic structures, including normal faults, thrust faults, strike-slip faults ...

Salt Animations part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web site features eight Quicktime animations showing the involvement of salt layers in the development of complex structures. The animations are accompanied by descriptions, interpretations and ...

Tanya Atwater Homepage part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Tanya Atwater, professor of geosciences at the University of Santa Barbara, hosts this homepage. The homepage contains information regarding Atwater's teaching, research, publications and animations. ...

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