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Collections of Visualizations on Geoscience Topics

Browse through our collections of visualizations on geoscience topics. Each collection page is targeted at a topic that could be addressed in one or just a few class periods. Many of these pages reside in other parts of the On The Cutting Edge website so don't be surprised if the page looks different when you click on one of the links.

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Geodynamo Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Deep Earth:Visualization Collectons
Compiled by John McDaris of SERC. These animations and images are examples of the current research into the generation of the Earth's magnetic field by action of a dynamo in the core of the planet. The ...

Groundwater Animations part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Hydrogeology:Visualizations
Find animations exploring permeability, groundwater speed, the hydrologic cycle and groundwater, cone of depression, and geyser eruption.

El Nino/La Nina Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Ocean System:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner (more info) at Montana State University (more info) Find models and animations about El Nino, including sea surface level and sea surface temperature anomalies. Browse the complete set of ...

Stress and Strain part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Structural Geology:Visualizations
Compiled by Monica Bruckner at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College. The following visualizations illustrate stress and strain. Visualizations include simple animations, experimental ...

El Nino/La Nina Visualizations part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner (more info) at Montana State University (more info) Find models and animations about El Nino, including sea surface level and sea surface temperature anomalies. Browse the complete set of ...

Solar System Animations part of Visualization Collections
These are animations dealing with the phases of the moon, solar system formation, eclipses, and distance.

Glacier Physics part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations and movies revealing how a glacier forms, moves, retreats, and in the case of tidewater glaciers, calves. Images of glaciers are also available.

Watersheds and Hydrologic Cycle part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Hydrogeology:Visualizations
Find animations showing the hydrologic cycle, how watersheds are delineated, and film footage of a trip down the Rhine River watershed.

Impact of the Seasons on Earth Systems part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Visualizations
Find animations showing how the seasons impact temperature patterns, soils, and the hydrologic cycle.

Atmosphere part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Climate Change:Visualizations
These animations show the function of greenhouse gases and ozone, atmospheric pressure, temperature, and density.

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