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Collections of Visualizations on Geoscience Topics

Browse through our collections of visualizations on geoscience topics. Each collection page is targeted at a topic that could be addressed in one or just a few class periods. Many of these pages reside in other parts of the On The Cutting Edge website so don't be surprised if the page looks different when you click on one of the links.

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Map Projections part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations showing why distortion when cartographers attempt to fit a three dimensional ...

Latitude and Longitude part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations showing how latitude and longitude are determined. Browse the complete set of ...

Types of Maps part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations showing various types of maps, including topographic maps, aerial photo maps, ...

GPS part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (SERC) and Central Michigan University Find animations relating to how GPS signals are acquired. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. ...

Map Direction part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (SERC) and Central Michigan University Find animations highlighting how direction can be distorted by magnetic declination. Browse the complete set of ...

Map Scale part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations viewing the same location from different distances, serving as an ...

Historical Geology Animations part of Visualization Collections
Find animations depicting dating techniques, significant geologic events, and dinosaurs.

Earth Science Image Archives part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University. This section features a variety of websites that provide extensive collections of images related to earth sciences and earth system processes. Click here to ...

Planetary Visualizations part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by John McDaris of SERC. This collection compiles visualizations of the 8 planets in the solar system as well as several other bodies such as asteroids and dwarf planets. Many of the sources contain ...

Carbon Cycle Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Biocomplexity:Visualizations
Complied by Laurie Cantwell, Montana State University/SERC Animations, images, graphs and photos that can be used to describe how carbon cycles through the biosphere and lithosphere. Click here to browse the ...

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