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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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Sequence Stratigraphy part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Sedimentary Geology:Visualizations
Sequence stratigraphy takes a genetic approach to the examination and interpretation of sedimentary strata. This section investigates the topic of sequence stratigraphy utilizing a combination of linked text, images (stills and animated), and short videos.

Latitude and Longitude part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek ( This site may be offline. ) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations showing how latitude and longitude are determined. Browse ...

Types of Maps part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek ( This site may be offline. ) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations showing various types of maps, including topographic maps, ...

Map Scale part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek ( This site may be offline. ) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations viewing the same location from different distances, serving ...

Properties of Contour Lines part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek ( This site may be offline. ) at Carleton College (SERC) and Central Michigan University Find animations helping students interpret hachured lines, contour spacing, and valley/ridge ...

Map Direction part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek ( This site may be offline. ) at Carleton College (SERC) and Central Michigan University Find animations highlighting how direction can be distorted by magnetic declination. Browse the ...

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.

Coral Reefs and Atolls part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Ocean System: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. ...

Coral Reefs and Atolls part of Cutting Edge:Courses: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. ...

Rocky Coastlines and Erosional Landforms part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations illustrating how the erosional landforms like cliffs, arches, and stacks form.