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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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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 ...

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 ...

Savage Earth Animation: Earthquake! part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website, from the 1998 PBS "Savage Earth" series, shows seismic waves from an earthquake that took place in Bolivia in 1994. The animation illustrates the way the earth's surface, core/mantle ...

Archives of GEO-TECTONICS@JISCMAIL.AC.UK; Tectonics & structural geology discussion list part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is a forum for the discussion of all aspects of tectonics, structural geology and related disciplines. The list operates under the auspices of the Tectonic Studies Group of the Geological ...

The Geological Evolution of Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic Region part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This in-depth look at the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States covers the origin of the geological history, as well as prerequisite knowledge for understanding the history. The geologic provinces ...

SCEC Education Module: Investigating Earthquakes through Regional Seismicity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This educational module has been designed to provide students with the opportunity to interactively investigate the nature of earthquakes. The module has been divided into three major sections, "What ...

Keck Consortium Structual Geology Slide Set part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Keck Geology Consortium Structural Geology Slide Set was compiled by H. Robert Burger, Smith College with the support of the W. M. Keck Foundation, Los Angeles. The database was developed by the ...

Every Place Has Its Faults part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site covers the four main types of faults (not including growth faults): the normal fault, reverse fault, transcurrent (strike-slip) fault, and thrust fault. Animations show the type of movement ...

The San Andreas Fault part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication discusses the San Andreas Fault in California; specifically what has caused the fault, where it is located, surface features that characterize ...

Geomorphology from Space part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Geomorphology from Space is an out of print 1986 NASA publication edited by Nicholas M. Short, Sr. and Robert W. Blair, Jr. designed for use by the remote sensing science and educational communities ...