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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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Coastal Wave Mechanics part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Ocean System:Visualizations
Find animations and movies depicting how waves and water molecules behave along the shore and in deep water settings.

Visualizations Useful for Teaching Tides part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Ocean System:Visualizations
Photos, simple animations, animated maps (with video introduction), and field videos that can be integrated into lectures or classes on tides, their distribution in space and time, their role in sedimentary processes, and their use as an energy source.

Bathymetry 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 the bathymetry of the ocean floor. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections (more info) . If ...

Ocean Chemistry and Productivity part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Ocean System:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University Find illustrations, diagrams and models about carbon cycling, phytoplankton, chlorophyll concentration, algal blooms, nutrient cycling and more. Click here to ...

Ocean Circulation and Upwelling Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Ocean System:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University Find images and animations about ocean surface currents, upwellings and circulation models. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. If you have a ...

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

Ocean Surface Currents part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Ocean System: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 ...

Coral Reefs and Atolls part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Ocean System:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University Find images and visualizations about marine invertebrate organisms and the ocean ecosystems they inhabit. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. ...

Rock Cycle part of Cutting Edge:Petrology:Visualizations
Find animations for the rock cycle including metamorphic rock formation, clastic sedimentary rocks formation, igneous rock formation, and igneous rocks classification.

Radioactive Decay and Absolute Age Determinations part of Cutting Edge: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.