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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.

Use the search box to find visualizations on the topic of your choice. You can also browse through all the individual visualizations.

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GPS part of Cutting Edge:Visualization:Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (SERC) and Central Michigan University Find animations relating to how GPS signals are acquired. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. ...

Map Direction part of Cutting Edge:Visualization:Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (SERC) and Central Michigan University Find animations highlighting how direction can be distorted by magnetic declination. Browse the complete set of ...

Map Scale part of Cutting Edge:Visualization:Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations viewing the same location from different distances, serving as an ...

Historical Geology Animations part of Cutting Edge:Visualization:Visualization Collections
Find animations depicting dating techniques, significant geologic events, and dinosaurs.

Map Projections part of Cutting Edge:Visualization:Visualization Collections
Compiled by Mark Francek (more info) at Carleton College (more info) (SERC) and Central Michigan University (more info) Find animations showing why distortion when cartographers attempt to fit a three dimensional ...

Turbidite Development part of Cutting Edge:Sedimentary Geology:Visualizations
This site focuses on sedimentary turbidity currents and their deposits. You'll find here useful animations, photos, static images, videos of experimental models, and visual output from numerical models that can be integrated into lectures or labs.

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

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.

Weather Front Animations part of Cutting Edge:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Visualizations
These are animations for the formation and characteristics of warm, cold, occluded, and stationary fronts.

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