Collections of Visualizations on Geoscience Topics
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Moisture Animations part of Cutting Edge:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Visualizations
These are animations showing global precipitation and pressure patterns, dust and condensation, precipitation type and temperature, lake effect snow, and satellite images of water vapor.
Glacial Landforms Resulting from Erosion and Deposition part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations presenting how depositional landforms like moraines and outwash plains form. In addition there are animations of the formation of erosional landforms like U-shaped valleys, cirques, and hanging waterfalls. A movie of Greenland uses actual footage to show various erosional landforms. Photographs of glacial landforms are also provided.
Glacier Physics part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations and movies revealing how a glacier forms, moves, retreats, and in the case of tidewater glaciers, calves. Images of glaciers are also available.
Examples of Deglaciation part of Cutting Edge:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations recounting deglaciation of North America and an animation recalling the removal of ice from the Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia.
Groundwater Animations part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Visualizations
Find animations exploring permeability, groundwater speed, the hydrologic cycle and groundwater, cone of depression, and geyser eruption.
Wetland Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Visualizations
Compiled by Suzanne Savanick at SERC. Find wetland images and visualizations that illustrate wetland loss or wetland function. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. National Estuary Program Habitat ...
Watersheds and Hydrologic Cycle part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Visualizations
Find animations showing the hydrologic cycle, how watersheds are delineated, and film footage of a trip down the Rhine River watershed.
River Systems: Process and Form part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Visualizations
This section provides access to a number of visualizations and supporting material that can be used effectively to teach students about physical processes acting in rivers and their floodplains. Visualizations include simple animations, visual output from numerical models, as well as numerous static illustrations and photos.
Impacts of Climate Change part of Cutting Edge:Climate Change:Visualizations
Find animations chronicling how glaciation is thought to originate due to the Milankovitch Cycles and fluctuations in atmospheric carbon dioxide.
Impact of the Seasons on Earth Systems part of Cutting Edge:Climate Change:Visualizations
Find animations showing how the seasons impact temperature patterns, soils, and the hydrologic cycle.