Salt Animations

Bureau of Economic Geology, the University of Texas at Austin

This web site features eight Quicktime animations showing the involvement of salt layers in the development of complex structures. The animations are accompanied by descriptions, interpretations and a list of references. The animations were generated by the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas.

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.

Cutting Edge

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Rheology/Behavior of Materials, Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology, Tectonics, Structural Geology:Structural Visualizations, Modeling Structural Processes
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)
Topics: Solid Earth:Structural Geology, Structural Geology:Structural Visualizations (Maps/Air Photos/Images/Cross Sections/Projections), Rheology/Behavior of Materials, Modeling Structural Processes, Regional Structural/Tectonic Activity