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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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Moisture Animations part of Cutting Edge: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.

Atmospheric Pressure and Wind Animations part of Cutting Edge:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Visualizations
These animations for global wind patterns, global atmospheric circulation, coriolis effect, and sea and land breezes.

Atmospheric Heating Animations part of Cutting Edge:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Visualizations
Find animations covering the electromagnetic spectrum, Earth's radiation balance, temperature contours, and the urban heat island.

Weather and Climate part of Cutting Edge:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Visualizations
GIS-based animated maps, simple animations, photos, and static maps linked to data bases illustrate the relationship and differences between weather and climate. This section provides a vast array of information detailing different aspects of weather and climate, as well as issues relating to global warming.

Weather Front Animations part of Cutting Edge:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Visualizations
These are animations for the formation and characteristics of warm, cold, occluded, and stationary fronts.

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

Groundwater Animations part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Visualizations
Find animations exploring permeability, groundwater speed, the hydrologic cycle and groundwater, cone of depression, and geyser eruption.

Wetland Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Visualizations
Compiled by Suzanne Savanick at SERC. Find wetland images and visualizations that illustrate wetland loss or wetland function. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. National Estuary Program Habitat ...

Mineral Structures part of Cutting Edge:Mineralogy:Visualizations
Compiled by John McDaris (SERC) and John Gleason at Montana State University. These images and animations can be used in a lecture and/or lab setting to introduce students to silicate mineral structures. Click ...

El Nino/La Nina Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Ocean System: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 ...