These pages collectively reference visualizations related to different kinds of Hazards.


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Oil Spills
Oil spills cause enormous amounts of damage to ocean and coastal ecosystems and the human populations that depend on them for subsistence, employment, and commerce. These resources speak to the effects of oil spills and aid educators in teaching about these catastrophic events.

Subject: Environmental Science:Oceans and Coastal Resources, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Resources

Tornado Visualizations
Compiled by Rob Thomas and John McDaris of SERC. Animations and films that illustrate or help students investigate how tornadoes form, current research about the science involved, and the effects of tornados of ...

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather

Volcano Visualizations
Compiled by John McDaris and Kendra Murray at SERC. This collection presents links to visualizations of volcanoes and volcanic processes. Visualizations include general depictions of igneous processes as well as ...

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Igneous Processes

Flood Visualizations
Compiled by Rob Thomas at SERC. These animations, images, and film clips illustrate the nature and extent of flooding events. They show a variety of ways flooding can be generated as well as the effects on people ...

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology

Mass Wasting/Landslide Animations
These are animations showing different types of landslides like slumps, slides, and falls in a variety of environments.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Sediment Transport and Deposition

Tsunami Visualizations
Compiled by John McDaris and Monica Bruckner at SERC. This page presents animations and movies related to tsunamis and their effects on the physical and human landscape. Browse the complete set of Visualization ...

Soil Erosion
Find animations of soil erosion. There are also Depression Era audio files recounting the Dust Bowl and images of soils.

Subject: Geoscience:Soils, Environmental Science:Soils and Agriculture, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology, Sedimentary Geology:Sediment Transport and Deposition

Earthquake Visualizations
Find animations showing seismograph operation, tsunami, P and S Waves, earthquake focus versus epicenter, and actual footage of an earthquake.

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Structural Geology:Geophysics and Structural Geology

Hurricane Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University and John McDaris at SERC. Find satellite images and visualizations that illustrate how these violent weather systems form and function, as well as their effects ...

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards, Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Oceanography

Wildfire Visualizations
Compiled by Rob Thomas of SERC. Wildfires are a particularly paradoxical geohazard-they are crucial to fire-dependent ecosystems, but when poorly managed these fires can destroy the very ecosystems that rely on ...

Impact Crater Visualizations
Compiled by David Mogk at Montana State University (more info) and Kendra Murray at Carleton College . This page has links to visualizations of impact events and the structures they form. Browse the complete set ...