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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.

Use the search box to find visualizations on the topic of your choice. You can also browse through all the individual visualizations.

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Atmospheric Heating Animations part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Visualizations
Find animations covering the electromagnetic spectrum, Earth's radiation balance, temperature contours, and the urban heat island.

Weather Front Animations part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Visualizations
These are animations for the formation and characteristics of warm, cold, occluded, and stationary fronts.

Cause of Seasons part of Visualization Collections
Find animations dealing with the cause of the seasons and how the seasons impact the sun's path across the sky, the subsolar point, and the circle of illumination.

Historical Geology Animations part of Visualization Collections
Find animations depicting dating techniques, significant geologic events, and dinosaurs.

Soil Erosion part of Cutting Edge:Courses:Geomorphology:Visualizations
Find animations of soil erosion. There are also Depression Era audio files recounting the Dust Bowl and images of soils.

Moisture Animations part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Hurricanes-Climate Change Connection:Visualizations
These are animations showing global precipitation and pressure patterns, dust and condensation, precipitation type and temperature, lake effect snow, and satellite images of water vapor.

Soil Erosion part of Cutting Edge:Topics:Hazards:Visualization Collections
Find animations of soil erosion. There are also Depression Era audio files recounting the Dust Bowl and images of soils.

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.

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.