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