Dislocation Glide

The School of Geosciences at Monash University

This animation from Monash University shows the process of dislocation glide in two dimensions. The animation shows what it would look like if we could zoom in on a single grain of sand, down to the scale of individual atoms.

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Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology:Modeling Structural Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology, Structural Geology:Microstructures, Deformation Mechanisms, Fabrics
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Topics: Solid Earth:Structural Geology:Modeling Structural Processes, Solid Earth:Structural Geology, Structural Geology:Microstructures, Deformation Mechanisms, Fabrics
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Structural Geology