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Why Teach with Visualizations

Visualizations are intimately connected with all phases of model development and analysis. At the beginning level, visualizations can be used to help develop conceptual models of how things work. As one moves up the modeling hierarchy, visualizations are extremely useful for conveying the behavior and characteristics of more sophisticated mathematical and statistical models.

Examples of when visualizations are useful to geoscientists include:

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