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Plate Tectonics:

Pacific80myToPresent.mov Shows the large scale interactions between the East Pacific Rise and the subduction zone along western North America that led to the formation of the San Andreas Fault. (Credit: Dr. Tanya Atwater UCSB)

02Pac-NoAm.mov Same as above only focused on California. (Credit: Dr. Tanya Atwater UCSB)

The Flash animations below came from various sources. I take credit for none of them.

Ocean Structure (ocean physics):

GAS PROPERTIES This awesome Java applet shows the relationships between gas pressure, temperature, compression, expansion and more. Check it out!

Coastal Stabilization Structures This is the Power Point slide I show in class that shows the affect of groins, jetties and breakwaters on coastal erosion and deposition.



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