Collections of Visualizations on Geoscience Topics
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Sedimentary Rock Type Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Visualizations
Photo Collections Sedimentary Rock Photos from Marli Miller, University of Oregon. A collection of beautiful outcrop photographs of various sedimentary rock types. Clastic Cross-bedded sandstone from Utah, ...
2014 Oso, WA Landslide part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Events
On Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 10:37 a.m. local time, a large landslide occurred near Oso, WA, USA. The collapse of the hillside generated a massive mudflow which rushed across the valley of the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River. The resulting debris field measured roughly 1 square mile. The slide and mudflow engulfed some 50 residences, buried an important highway through the area, and created a blockage that temporarily held back the river.
Deltas and Plumes Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University Find images showing geomorphological features resulting from the deposition of sediments into open water. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. ...
Oil Spills part of Cutting Edge:Topics: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.
Atmospheric Heating Animations part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Visualizations
Find animations covering the electromagnetic spectrum, Earth's radiation balance, temperature contours, and the urban heat island.
Weather Front Animations part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Visualizations
These are animations for the formation and characteristics of warm, cold, occluded, and stationary fronts.
Cause of Seasons part of Visualization Collections
Find animations dealing with the cause of the seasons and how the seasons impact the sun's path across the sky, the subsolar point, and the circle of illumination.
Historical Geology Animations part of Visualization Collections
Find animations depicting dating techniques, significant geologic events, and dinosaurs.
Soil Erosion part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations of soil erosion. There are also Depression Era audio files recounting the Dust Bowl and images of soils.
Moisture Animations part of Cutting Edge:Topics: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.