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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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Ocean Circulation and Upwelling Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography: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 ...

Coral Reefs and Atolls part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography: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. ...

Bathymetry Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography: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. If you have a ...

Isostasy and Gravity part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geophysics:Visualizations
This section highlights animations, interactive graphics, and static images used to illustrate the concept of isostasy and to show how measurement of gravity over mountain ranges provides evidence that mountains have deep roots.

Isostasy part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Structural Geology:Visualizations
Compiled by Jeff Crabaugh at the University of Wyoming and Monica Bruckner at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College. The following visualizations illustrate isostasy and its effects on the ...

Plate Tectonic Movement Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geophysics:Visualizations
This section provides access to a wide array of visualizations and supporting material that can be used effectively to teach students about plate tectonic movements. Visualizations include simple animations, GIS-based animated maps, paleogeographic maps and globes, as well as numerous illustrations and photos. This collection is not exhaustive but does represent some of the best sources for teaching.

Earth Science Image Archives part of Visualization Collections
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University. This section features a variety of websites that provide extensive collections of images related to earth sciences and earth system processes. Click here to ...

Mars Exploration and Geology part of Cutting Edge:Topics: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 ...

Processes of River Erosion, Transport, and Deposition part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations showing processes of river erosion, transport and deposition.

Waterfall Formation/Nick Point Migration part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations showing how waterfalls are created, examples of spectacular waterfalls from around the world, and how falling water is used in hydroelectric power.