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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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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.

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

2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Hazards:Events
This page presents visualizations and other resources related to the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami. This event constituted one of the largest disasters in history, causing the deaths of over 230,000 people in fourteen countries, and inundating coastal communities with waves up to 30 meters (98 ft) high.

Volcano Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Hazards:Visualization Collections
Compiled by John McDaris and Kendra Murray at SERC. This collection presents links to visualizations of volcanoes and volcanic processes. Visualizations include general depictions of igneous processes as well as ...

Mass Wasting/Landslide Animations part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Hazards:Visualization Collections
These are animations showing different types of landslides like slumps, slides, and falls in a variety of environments.

Dunes: Process and Form part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations describing conditions necessary for producing form variations in sand dunes.

Turbidite Development part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Sedimentary Geology:Visualizations
This site focuses on sedimentary turbidity currents and their deposits. You'll find here useful animations, photos, static images, videos of experimental models, and visual output from numerical models that can be integrated into lectures or labs.

Paleoclimate: Climate Change Through Time part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Visualizations
This section provides access to a spectrum of visualizations and supporting material that can be used effectively to teach students about paleoclimate through geologic time. Visualizations include simple animations, GIS-based animated maps, paleogeographic maps, as well as numerous illustrations and photos.