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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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Rocky Coastlines and Erosional Landforms part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations illustrating how the erosional landforms like cliffs, arches, and stacks form.

Longshore Drift and Depositional Landforms part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations and images showing a variety of depositional landforms resulting from longshore drift. There are also animations that detail what happens when humans interrupt sediment transport through river and coastal engineering projects.

Coastal Wave Mechanics part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Ocean System:Visualizations
Find animations and movies depicting how waves and water molecules behave along the shore and in deep water settings.

Ocean Surface Currents part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Ocean System:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University Find images and animations about the dynamics, causes and effects of ocean surface currents. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. If you have a ...

Coastal Wave Mechanics part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Visualizations
Find animations and movies depicting how waves and water molecules behave along the shore and in deep water settings.

Ocean Surface Currents part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Oceanography:Visualizations
Compiled by Jen Millner at Montana State University Find images and animations about the dynamics, causes and effects of ocean surface currents. Browse the complete set of Visualization Collections. If you have a ...

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.

Examples of Deglaciation part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations recounting deglaciation of North America and an animation recalling the removal of ice from the Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia.

2005 Hurricane Season part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Hazards:Events
This page presents a number of links to resources about the whole of the record-breaking 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season and some of three of the most well-known storms: Katrina, Rita, and Wilma.

Weather and Climate part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Visualizations
GIS-based animated maps, simple animations, photos, and static maps linked to data bases illustrate the relationship and differences between weather and climate. This section provides a vast array of information detailing different aspects of weather and climate, as well as issues relating to global warming.