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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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Radioactive Decay and Absolute Age Determinations part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Rates and Time:Visualizations
This section provides access to a number of visualizations and supporting material illustrating the concept of radioactive decay and its central role in radiometric dating. Visualizations include cross-linked series of diagrams, static illustrations, and photos.

Sea Surface Temperature Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Ocean System: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 ...

Sea Surface Temperature Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Courses: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 ...

Impact Crater Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Early Earth:Visualizations
Compiled by David Mogk at Montana State University (more info) and Kendra Murray at Carleton College. This page has links to visualizations of impact events and the structures they form. Browse the complete set of ...

Maps and Mapping part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Structural Geology:Visualizations
Compiled by Monica Bruckner at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College. The following visualizations involve maps and mapping. Visualizations include maps and online and downloadable ...

Atmosphere part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Visualizations
These animations show the function of greenhouse gases and ozone, atmospheric pressure, temperature, and density.

Weather and Climate part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Visualizations
Compiled by Monica Bruckner at SERC. This section provides access to a spectrum of visualizations and supporting material that can be used effectively to teach students about weather and climate. Visualizations ...

Energy Balance part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Visualizations
Compiled by Monica Bruckner at SERC. This section provides access to a spectrum of visualizations and supporting material that can be used effectively to teach students about the Earth's energy balance. ...

Ocean-Atmosphere Circulation part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Visualizations
Compiled by Monica Bruckner at SERC. This section includes visualizations to teach students about sea surface temperature (SST), currents, and climate-related trends such as ENSO and PDO. Visualizations include ...

Impact of the Seasons on Earth Systems part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Visualizations
Find animations showing how the seasons impact temperature patterns, soils, and the hydrologic cycle.