Collections of Visualizations on Geoscience Topics
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Weather Fronts part of Cutting Edge:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Visualizations
These are animations for the formation and characteristics of warm, cold, occluded, and stationary fronts.
Historical Geology part of Visualization Collections
Find animations depicting dating techniques, significant geologic events, and dinosaurs.
Types of Maps part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations showing various types of maps, including topographic maps, aerial photo maps, ...
Map Scale part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations viewing the same location from different distances, serving as an ...
Mineral Structures part of Cutting Edge:Mineralogy:Visualizations
Compiled by John McDaris (SERC). These images and animations can be used in a lecture and/or lab setting to introduce students to silicate mineral structures. Click here to browse the complete set of Visualization ...
Geologic Time part of Cutting Edge:Rates and Time:Visualizations
This section highlights animations, images, interactive graphics and videos used to teach the concept of geologic time in an introductory geology course. Visualizations cover the specific topics of earth history, relative age dating and life through geologic time.
Oil Spills part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Visualization Collections
Oil spills cause enormous amounts of damage to ocean and coastal ecosystems and the human populations that depend on them for subsistence, employment, and commerce. These resources speak to the effects of oil spills and aid educators in teaching about these catastrophic events.
Microstructures and Fabric part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Visualizations
Compiled by Monica Bruckner at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College. The following visualizations illustrate microstructures, rock fabrics, and the processes by which they form. ...
Map Projections part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations showing why distortion when cartographers attempt to fit a three dimensional ...
Mars Exploration and Geology part of Cutting Edge:Discoveries from Mars:Visualizations
Compiled by Barbara Tewksbury at Hamilton College This collection includes visualizations of mars exploration and geology. Access animations and interactive images from Martian rovers and landers, including ...