Computer Animations of Basic Structural Processes
http://www.geo.cornell.edu/geology/faculty/RWA/movies/

Richard Allmendinger, Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University


This page has several animated cross sections which illustrate common structural models. The animations illustrate the development of fault bend folds, duplexes, fault propagation folds, and normal faults.

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Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Structural Visualizations, Folds/Faults/Ductile Shear Zones, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology
Resource Type: Computer Applications, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Topics: Solid Earth:Structural Geology, Structural Geology:Folds/Faults/Ductile Shear Zones, Structural Visualizations (Maps/Air Photos/Images/Cross Sections/Projections)