Collections of Visualizations on Geoscience Topics
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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 ...
Carbon Cycle 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 ...
Mineral Structures part of Cutting Edge:Mineralogy:Visualizations
Compiled by John McDaris (SERC). These images and animations can be used in a lecture and/or lab setting to introduce students to silicate mineral structures. Click here to browse the complete set of Visualization ...
Tides part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Ocean System:Visualizations
Photos, simple animations, animated maps (with video introduction), and field videos that can be integrated into lectures or classes on tides, their distribution in space and time, their role in sedimentary processes, and their use as an energy source.
Farallon Slab Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Deep Earth:Visualization Collectons
Compiled by John McDaris of SERC. These animations and images show what scientists know or hypothesize about the history, motion, and effects of the Farallon Plate being subducted under the North American Plate. ...
Geodynamo Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Deep Earth:Visualization Collectons
Compiled by John McDaris of SERC. These animations and images are examples of the current research into the generation of the Earth's magnetic field by action of a dynamo in the core of the planet. The ...
Seismic Shear Wave Propagation Animations part of Cutting Edge:Geophysics:Visualizations
Seismic Shear Wave Propagation Animations Created by Saadia A. Baqer and Michael E. Wysession Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri Funded by the National Science ...
Stress and Strain part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Visualizations
Stress and Strain Compiled by Monica Bruckner at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College. The following visualizations illustrate stress and strain. Visualizations include simple animations, ...
February 2010 Chile Earthquake part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Events
Centered off the coast near Maule, Chile, this 8.8 magnitude earthquake on February 27, 2010 was one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded. The massive quake also triggered a tsunami that swept across the Pacific basin.
2010 Icelandic Volcano Eruption part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Events
The eruption of the EyjafjallajÃkull volcano in March and April 2010 posed significant challenges for the people of Iceland as well as millions of people across Europe whose airplanes were grounded due to the high concentrations of volcanic ash. One unresolved question centers around the whether this eruption will trigger an eruption by the larger Katla volcano which is located close by and often erupts after its smaller neighbor.