Collections of Visualizations on Geoscience Topics
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Seismic Shear Wave Propagation Animations part of Cutting Edge:Geophysics:Visualizations
Created by Saadia A. Baqer and Michael E. Wysession Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri Funded by the National Science Foundation (DUE-9455417), and the David and ...
Tsunami Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Visualization Collections
Compiled by John McDaris and Monica Bruckner at SERC. This page presents animations and movies related to tsunamis and their effects on the physical and human landscape. Browse the complete set of Visualization ...
Wildfire Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Visualization Collections
Compiled by Rob Thomas of SERC. Wildfires are a particularly paradoxical geohazard-they are crucial to fire-dependent ecosystems, but when poorly managed these fires can destroy the very ecosystems that rely on ...
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.
2010 Icelandic Volcano Eruption part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Events
The eruption of the EyjafjallajÃkull volcano in March and April 2010 posed significant challenges for the people of Iceland as well as millions of people across Europe whose airplanes were grounded due to the high concentrations of volcanic ash. One unresolved question centers around the whether this eruption will trigger an eruption by the larger Katla volcano which is located close by and often erupts after its smaller neighbor.
2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Events
The failures and explosion at the Deep Horizon platform in the Macondo Oil Field resulted in one of the worst oil spills in American history. The effects of this event will be felt in communities and ecosystems along the Gulf Coast for decades to come.
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.
Sea Surface Temperature part of Cutting Edge: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 ...
Coastal Wave Mechanics part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Visualizations
Find animations and movies depicting how waves and water molecules behave along the shore and in deep water settings.
Ocean Surface Currents part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University Find images and animations about the dynamics, causes and effects of ocean surface currents. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. If you have a ...