Collections of Visualizations on Geoscience Topics
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Sedimentation Models part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Visualizations
This section provides a diverse group of visualizations depicting sedimentation models. Visualizations range from photos and still image sequences to animations, and represent simple conceptual models, output from computer simulations, and physical experimental models.
Orogeny part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Visualizations
Compiled by Rob Thomas at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College. The following visualizations illustrate orogeny, the processes by which mountains form. Visualizations include simple ...
Impacts of Climate Change part of Cutting Edge:Climate Change:Visualizations
Find animations chronicling how glaciation is thought to originate due to the Milankovitch Cycles and fluctuations in atmospheric carbon dioxide.
Mass Wasting/Landslides part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Visualization Collections
These are animations showing different types of landslides like slumps, slides, and falls in a variety of environments.
Flood Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Visualization Collections
Compiled by Rob Thomas at SERC. These animations, images, and film clips illustrate the nature and extent of flooding events. They show a variety of ways flooding can be generated as well as the effects on people ...
2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami part of Cutting Edge: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.
1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Events
The earthquake that struck San Francisco on April 18, 1906 remains one of the strongest and most significant earthquakes in US history. The fire that developed in its aftermath brought the city to its knees. This collection presents links to images, films, panoramas and animations about the earthquake and fire.
2005 Hurricane Season part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Events
This page presents a number of links to resources about the whole of the record-breaking 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season and some of three of the most well-known storms: Katrina, Rita, and Wilma.
Volcano Visualizations part of Cutting Edge: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 ...
Tornado Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Visualization Collections
Compiled by Rob Thomas and John McDaris of SERC. Animations and films that illustrate or help students investigate how tornadoes form, current research about the science involved, and the effects of tornados of ...