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Salt Animations
This web site features eight Quicktime animations showing the involvement of salt layers in the development of complex structures. The animations are accompanied by descriptions, interpretations and a list of references. The animations were generated by the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Abstract / Summary
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Structural geology
Technical requirements:
QuickTime plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Documents from these electronic research pages and publications (images, animations, text, articles, etc.) are releasable for nonprofit use if written permission and full credit are provided. These documents should not be used commercially, edited, or otherwise altered without written permission. For notification or permission purposes to reproduce salt tectonics research conducted at AGL, please write to Martin Jackson or Michael Hudec.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-678
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Martin P. A. Jackson
The University of Texas at Austin

Contact: Dr Michael Hudec
The University of Texas at Austin