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Tanya Atwater Homepage
Tanya Atwater, professor of geosciences at the University of Santa Barbara, hosts this homepage. The homepage contains information regarding Atwater's teaching, research, publications and animations. Users can download animations free of charge, although registration is required. Visualizations cover subjects such as plate tectonics, California tectonic history and oil reservoirs. This is a useful site for scientific visualizations for the west coast of the United States.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for instructor
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Map
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Abstract / Summary
  • Educational theory and practice
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geophysics
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1998-2003 Regents of the University of California
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-158
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Tanya Atwater
University of Santa Barbara, Department of Geosciences