Data Visualization Links

This material was originally created for Starting Point:Introductory Geology
and is replicated here as part of the SERC Pedagogic Service.

Interactive web based data imagery



Climate system

Energy and cycles

Earth history and time

Earth's surface

Human dimensions

Hydrosphere and cryosphere


Solar system

Solid Earth

  • Visualizing Topography (more info) : linking topographic maps to 3-D visualizations of terrain that can be manipulated and view fro different perspectives.

General Interest

WorldWatcher Software (more info) Free software for analysis and visualization of a large variety of Earth Science data. "The WorldWatcher Project is dedicated to the improvement of Earth and environmental science education through the use of data visualization and analysis tools to support inquiry-based pedagogy."