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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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Geologic Time part of Cutting Edge:Topics: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.

Uplift and Erosion part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Structural Geology:Visualizations
This section provides access to a number of visualizations illustrating the physical processes interacting to create mountain uplift and erosion. Visualizations include simple animations, experimental models, visual output from numerical models, as well as static diagrams and photos.

Sequence Stratigraphy part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Sedimentary Geology:Visualizations
Sequence stratigraphy takes a genetic approach to the examination and interpretation of sedimentary strata. This section investigates the topic of sequence stratigraphy utilizing a combination of linked text, images (stills and animated), and short videos.

Soil Erosion part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations of soil erosion. There are also Depression Era audio files recounting the Dust Bowl and images of soils.

Rocky Coastlines and Erosional Landforms part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations illustrating how the erosional landforms like cliffs, arches, and stacks form.

Coastal Wave Mechanics part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Ocean System: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:Courses: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 ...

Coastal Wave Mechanics part of Cutting Edge:Courses: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:Courses: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 ...

Cause of Seasons part of Visualization Collections
Find animations dealing with the cause of the seasons and how the seasons impact the sun's path across the sky, the subsolar point, and the circle of illumination.