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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.

Use the search box to find visualizations on the topic of your choice. You can also browse through all the individual visualizations.

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Earthquake Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Hazards:Visualization Collections
Find animations showing seismograph operation, tsunami, P and S Waves, earthquake focus versus epicenter, and actual footage of an earthquake.

Watersheds and Hydrologic Cycle part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Hydrogeology:Visualizations
Find animations showing the hydrologic cycle, how watersheds are delineated, and film footage of a trip down the Rhine River watershed.

Impact of the Seasons on Earth Systems part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Visualizations
Find animations showing how the seasons impact temperature patterns, soils, and the hydrologic cycle.

Physical Weathering part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations dealing with physical weathering. There are also links for accessing images relating to physical weathering.

Chemical Weathering part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations dealing with chemical weathering. There are also links for accessing images relating to chemical weathering.

February 2010 Chile Earthquake and Tsunami part of Cutting Edge:Topics: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.

Atmosphere part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Visualizations
These animations show the function of greenhouse gases and ozone, atmospheric pressure, temperature, and density.

Weather and Climate part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Visualizations
Compiled by Monica Bruckner at SERC. This section provides access to a spectrum of visualizations and supporting material that can be used effectively to teach students about weather and climate. Visualizations ...

Energy Balance part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Visualizations
Compiled by Monica Bruckner at SERC. This section provides access to a spectrum of visualizations and supporting material that can be used effectively to teach students about the Earth's energy balance. ...

Farallon Slab Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Topics: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. ...