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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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Oil Spills part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Visualization Collections
Oil spills cause enormous amounts of damage to ocean and coastal ecosystems and the human populations that depend on them for subsistence, employment, and commerce. These resources speak to the effects of oil spills and aid educators in teaching about these catastrophic events.

2005 Hurricane Season part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Events
This page presents a number of links to resources about the whole of the record-breaking 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season and some of three of the most well-known storms: Katrina, Rita, and Wilma.

Details2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Events
On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 8.9-9 megathrust earthquake off the north eastern coast of Japan triggered a large tsunami, with wave heights reaching up to 10m. These two events caused widespread devastation and destruction in Japan, including washing away entire cities as well as damaging the country's nuclear power plants, thus causing potential meltdowns.

Soil Erosion part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations of soil erosion. There are also Depression Era audio files recounting the Dust Bowl and images of soils.

Soil Erosion part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Visualization Collections
Find animations of soil erosion. There are also Depression Era audio files recounting the Dust Bowl and images of soils.

Waterfall Formation/Nick Point Migration part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations showing how waterfalls are created, examples of spectacular waterfalls from around the world, and how falling water is used in hydroelectric power.

Soil Horizons part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations illustrating the development of soil horizons and their characteristics.