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This collection provides a wide array of visual resources and supporting material about the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. Visualizations include simple animations, satellite photographs, Quicktime animations and tsunami models. The collection also contains visualizations related to other historical tsunamis and additional resources (beyond visualizations) about tsunamis. Resources can be ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Module / Unit, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Visualization - scientific, Clearinghouse
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This site contains notes, graphics, presentations and slides for a variety of physical geology topics, including geologic maps, volcanoes, mass-wasting, ground water, landforms, rock types, fossils and evolution, glaciers, geologic time, erosion, metamorphism, earthquakes, plate tectonics, and Earth resources. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Illustration - scientific, Map
Subject: Cryology, Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Natural hazards
 
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A general introduction to tsunamis including information about the mechanisms of tsunami generation and propagation, the impact of tsunamis on humankind, and the Tsunami Warning System. Sections include information on what tsunami means, how earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions and meteorites generate tsunamis, and what happens when a tsunami approaches and encounters land. Also included is ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This article describes the occurrence of listric normal faults (those which gradually flatten out with depth) in the continental shelf offshore Oregon and Washington, as seen in seismic reflection profiles. There is also a discussion of the faulting mechanics, the timing of uplift on the continental shelf, and the separation of compressional and extensional tectonic regimes on the lower and upper ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This site provides reports from a British Geological Survey project which assessed the scale of arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bangladesh and examined the possible source, mobility and fate of arsenic in local aquifers. The two reports include several maps and photographs, as well as data sets from the studies. The site also features information about a similar project undertaken in Ghana. ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Abstract / Summary, Report, In-situ dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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This resource explores the essential concepts involved in teaching students about recurrence intervals. It examines issues with 'random' events, probability, and recurrence intervals versus forecasting, and provides links to examples and other resources. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Ref. material
Subject: Geologic time, Geology
 
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This Enchanted Learning website offers an all-ages description of plate tectonics. The site contains nice, colorful visualizations and clear complete explanations of all parts of plate tectonics. The site also contains activities and web links related to plate tectonics. Users may also follow links to other pages within the Enchanted Learning Earth website. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Ref. material
Subject: Geology
 
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These images of geologic phenomena are used to supplement introductory geology classes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The images are categorized under plutonic, volcanic and sedimentary rocks; structural geology; weathering; and coastlines. There are photographs of different kinds of volcanoes; lavas and pyroclastic rocks; volcanic hazards; different types of sedimentary rocks ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site features Flash, QuickTime, and GIF animations that illustrate how the seasons impact temperature patterns, soils, and the hydrologic cycle. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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This site provides a collection of audio, visual, and informational resources about soil erosion. Animations and MPG movies cover topics including the migration of African dust across the Atlantic, bank erosion, rain splash erosion, dune sand saltation, and the physical and cultural effects of erosion in Haiti. The site also features audio and visual files about the Dust Bowl during the 1930's as ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Video, Visualization - scientific, Abstract / Summary, Oral history, Clearinghouse
Subject: Soil science
 
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