Waves, Beaches, and Coasts Animations

This site has links to 5 Flash animations about orbital motion in shallow water, seasonal cycle of a beach, longshore drift of sand, spits and baymouth bars, and coastal straightening. These visualizations are from Chapter 14 (Waves, Beaches, and Coasts) of the animations section of the Online Learning Center for the McGraw-Hill textbook Physical Geology, 9th edition (ISBN: 0072402466) by Plummer, McGeary and Carlson.

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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:Oceanography
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography