Plate Tectonics Animation Links 


Wegener Continental Drift

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/geo/egeo/animations/ch2.htm#2
Bullard Fit of Continents

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/geo/egeo/animations/ch2.htm#3
Magnetic Reversals

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/geo/egeo/animations/ch2.htm#4
Wandering Poles or Drifting Continents

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/geo/egeo/animations/ch2.htm#5
Sea Floor Spreading

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/geo/egeo/animations/ch2.htm#6
Basic Plate Boundaries

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/geo/egeo/animations/ch2.htm#7
Formation of Ocean Crust

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/geo/egeo/animations/ch2.htm#8
Transform Faulting

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/geo/egeo/animations/ch2.htm#9
The Process of Subduction

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/geo/egeo/animations/ch2.htm#10
Hot Spot Volcanoes

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/geo/egeo/animations/ch2.htm#11
The Process of Rifting

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/geology/tectonics.html
Plate Tectonics animation

http://emvc.geol.ucsb.edu/downloads.php
Global Tectonics Animations.

http://webs.cmich.edu/resgi/topics.asp?mc=Earth%20Science&ca=59&cad=Plate%20Tectonics
A resource of information concerning Plate Tectonics.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/rocks/flash/indexfull.html
Forming of continents

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/animations/rift-collide.html
Collision zone animation

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/animations/rift-spread.html
Mid-ocean ridge animation

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/animations/rift-subduction.html
Subduction animation

http://instaar.Colorado.edu/QGISL/bering_land_bridge
Movies showing how the Bering Land Bridge evolved after the Last Glacial Maximum about 21,000 years ago.

http://www.gps.caltech.edu/~gurnis/Movies/movies-more.html
Mantle convection movies.

http://www.odsn.de/odsn/services/paleomap/animation.html
Plate tectonic animation over time

http://www2.nature.nps.gov/geology//usgsnps/animate/pltecan.html
Various Plate tectonic animations

http://www.nebraskastudies.org/0200/stories/0201_0100.html
Animations of the movement of geologic plates over the last 600 million years

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/geology/anim1.html
Continental drift over time

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/geology/tectonics.html
Animations of plate tectonic action

http://www2.nature.nps.gov/geology/usgsnps/animate/pltecan.html
Animations from the US Geological Survey video Secrets in Stone  

http://igp.colorado.edu
A flash site from the Interactive Geology Project

http://www.ig.utexas.edu/research/projects/plates/plates.htm">
Animations of plate tectonic and geologic reconstructions.

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/animations/index.html
Animated faults and tsunamis

http://www.geocraft.com/WVfossils/collision.html
Plate convergence with examples from the Himalaya Range of Tibet

http://www.scotese.com/newpage13.htm
Plate tectonic and paleoglobe animations

http://kartoweb.itc.nl/gondwana/gondwana_gif.html
Example of movements of continents and how they fit together (Gondwana) Animation

http://www.uky.edu/ArtsSciences/Geology/webdogs/plates/pangaea-3atonce.html
Formation and taking apart of Pangaea

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/shockwave.html
Interactive plates and boundaries

http://earth.leeds.ac.uk/dynamicearth/himalayas/deformation/collide/index.htm
Continent-continent collision

http://www.wwnorton.com/earth/egeo/animations/ch2.htm
Introductory animations into the geological concepts of continental drifts, magnetic reversals and much more.

http://www.thetech.org/exhibits_events/online/quakes/plates/tectonics.html
Basic animation demonstrating convergent, divergent and transformational boundary separations.

http://www2.nature.nps.gov/geology/usgsnps/animate/PLATES_3.MPG
plate tectonics animation

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/indext.html
Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker: Try it.

http://emvc.geol.ucsb.edu/downloads.php
Making the Earth Move

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/geology/tectonics.html
Plate Tectonics Animation

http://www.geo.uu.nl/~bert/DEL/
Lithospheric mantle delamination

ftp://ftp.agu.org/apend/tc/2003TC001621/2003TC001621-westna.mp4
Paleogeographic evolution of Western North America

ftp://ftp.agu.org/apend/tc/2003TC001621/2003TC001621-calif.mp4
Paleogeographic evolution of California

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