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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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Uplift and Erosion part of Cutting Edge: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.

Isostasy part of Cutting Edge: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 ...

Maps and Mapping part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Visualizations
Compiled by Monica Bruckner at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College. The following visualizations involve maps and mapping. Visualizations include maps and online and downloadable ...

Stress and Strain part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Visualizations
Compiled by Monica Bruckner at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College. The following visualizations illustrate stress and strain. Visualizations include simple animations, experimental ...

Sandbox Movies part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Visualizations
Compiled by Mark Hagemann and Emily Thomas at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College. The following movies show sandbox experiments used to visualize structural processes such as faulting ...

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 ...

Mass Wasting/Landslide Animations part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Visualization Collections
These are animations showing different types of landslides like slumps, slides, and falls in a variety of environments.

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 ...

Flood Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Visualization Collections
Compiled by Rob Thomas at SERC. These animations, images, and film clips illustrate the nature and extent of flooding events. They show a variety of ways flooding can be generated as well as the effects on people ...

Hurricane Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Hazards:Visualization Collections
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University and John McDaris at SERC. Find satellite images and visualizations that illustrate how these violent weather systems form and function, as well as their effects ...