Geoscience Animation Library CD-ROM / Edition 4

Geoscience Animation Library CD-ROM / Edition 4

by Pearson Education, P. Prentice Hall
     
 

ISBN-10: 013600377X

ISBN-13: 9780136003779

Pub. Date: 08/14/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The Geoscience Animation Library (GAL) , Fifth Edition offers over 100 animations that will help you understand the most difficult-to-visualize topics in physical geology, physical geography, oceanography, meteorology, and earth science. Available on CD-ROM, the animations are provided as Flash files and pre-loaded into PowerPoint® slides for

Overview

The Geoscience Animation Library (GAL) , Fifth Edition offers over 100 animations that will help you understand the most difficult-to-visualize topics in physical geology, physical geography, oceanography, meteorology, and earth science. Available on CD-ROM, the animations are provided as Flash files and pre-loaded into PowerPoint® slides for both Windows and Mac. This library was created through a unique collaboration among Pearson Prentice Hall’s leading geoscience authors—including Robert Christopherson, Darrel Hess, Frederick Lutgens, Aurora Pun, Gary Smith, Edward Tarbuck, and Alan Trujillo.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136003779
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/14/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.18(d)

Table of Contents

Climate & Atmosphere
Atmospheric Energy Balance Atmospheric Stability Atmospheric Stability and Saturation Control Coriolis Effect Earth-Sun Relations El Niño and La Niña Global Warming Global Wind Patterns with Hadley Cells Orbital Variations and Climate Change Ozone Depletion Water Phase Changes

Weather
Cyclones and Anticyclones Cold Fronts and Warm Fronts Hurricane Wind Patterns Jet Stream and Rossby Waves Midlatitude Cyclones Tornado Wind Patterns Wind Pattern Development

Hydrology
Cones of Depression Earth’s Water and the Hydrologic Cycle Water Table Formation

Biomes & Ecosystems
Biological Productivity in Midlatitude Oceans Daily Movement of the Deep Scattering Layer

Earth’s Interior
Lava Lamp Convection Flipping of Earth's Magnetic Field How Seismic Waves Reveal Earth’s Internal Layers Inclination and Declination Mantle and Core Dimensions Seismic Wave Motion with Surface Effects Seismic Wave Motion Seismographs Wave reflection and Refraction

Age of Earth
Angular Unconformities, Nonconformities, and Disconformities Kelvin Calculation of Earth’s Age Radioactive Decay Relative Geologic Dating

Earth’s Materials
Calcareous Ooze and the Calcite Compensation Depth Cross-Bedding Dry Compaction and Liquefaction Foliation of Metamorphic Rock Foliation Processes Fractional Crystallization Igneous Features and Landforms Mantle Melting and Pressure-Temperature Graphs Shoreline and Sedimentation Changes Turbidity Currents and the Formation of Graded Bedding Tuttle and Bowen’s Data

Earthquakes
Dry Compaction and Liquefaction Elastic Rebound Seismic Wave Motion with Surface Effects Seismic Wave Motion Seismographs Shoreline and Sedimentation Changes Tsunami

Erosion and Weathering
Erosion of Deformed Sedimentary Rock Exposing Metamorphic Rock Physical Weathering

Mass Movement
Dry Compaction and Liquefaction Mass Movements: Five Main Types Mass Movements: Uplift and Mass Movement Mount St. Helens, Washington: Debris Avalanche and Eruption

Tectonics and Structure
Convection and Tectonics Convergent Margins: India-Asia Collision Divergent Boundary Formation Faults Folds Global Geography Through Geologic Time Mantle Melting and Plate Tectonics Motion at Plate Boundaries Pangea Breakup Plate Boundary Features Relative and Absolute Motion Seafloor Spreading and Magnetization Seafloor Spreading and Plate Boundaries Stress and Strain Graphs Tectonic Settings and Volcanic Activity Terrane Formation Transform Faults

Volcanoes
Caldera Formation Caldera Formation: Crater Lake Hot Spot Volcano Tracks Magma Rising from the Mantle Mt. St. Helen's Tectonic Settings and Volcanic Activity Volcano Types

Ocean and Coastal Systems
Beach Drift and Longshore Currents Biological Productivity in Midlatitude Oceans Calcareous Ooze and the Calcite Compensation Depth Coastal Stabilization Structures Daily Movement of the Deep Scattering Layer Ekman Spiral Coastal Upwelling/Downwelling El Niño and La Niña Movement of Barrier Island in Response to Rising Sea Movement of Sand in a Beach Compartment Ocean Circulation Seamounts/Tablemounts and Coral Reef Stages Shoreline and Sedimentation Changes Sonar and Echolocation Summertime/Wintertime Beach Conditions Tidal Cycle Tidal Patterns Tsunami Turbidity Currents and the Formation of Graded Bedding Wave Interference Wave Interference with 3D Visualization Wave Motion and Wave Refraction Wave Properties

Fluvial Systems
Natural Levee Development with Flooding Sediment Transport by Streams Stream Processes: Floodplain Development Stream Processes: Oxbow Lakes Stream Processes: Oxbow Lakes and Floodplain Development Stream Terrace Formation

Glacial Systems
Glacial Advance and Retreat Glacial Isostasy Glacial Processes

Eolian Systems
Cross Bedding Sediment Transport by Wind

Solar System Formation
Nebular Hypothesis of Solar System Formation

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