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

February 2010 Chile Earthquake and Tsunami 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.

Ocean Chemistry and Productivity part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University Find illustrations, diagrams and models about carbon cycling, phytoplankton, chlorophyll concentration, algal blooms, nutrient cycling and more. Click here to ...

El Nino/La Nina Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner (more info) at Montana State University (more info) Find models and animations about El Nino, including sea surface level and sea surface temperature anomalies. Browse the complete set of ...

Ocean Circulation and Upwelling Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University Find images and animations about ocean surface currents, upwellings and circulation models. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. If you have a ...

Coral Reefs and Atolls part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University Find images and visualizations about marine invertebrate organisms and the ocean ecosystems they inhabit. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. ...

Bathymetry Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner (more info) at Montana State University (more info) Find models and animations about the bathymetry of the ocean floor. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. If you have a ...

Sea Surface Temperature Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University Find images and animations about sea surface temperature, including global maps, real-time and observed data, and temperature anomalies related to climate ...

Coastal Wave Mechanics part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Visualizations
Find animations and movies depicting how waves and water molecules behave along the shore and in deep water settings.

Ocean Surface Currents part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University Find images and animations about the dynamics, causes and effects of ocean surface currents. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. If you have a ...