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Published in 2011
Horsetail Fall is a small, ephemeral waterfall that flows over the eastern edge of El Capitan in Yosemite Valley. For two weeks in February, the setting sun striking the waterfall creates a deep orange glow.
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Published in 2014
In this episode of MinuteEarth, we discover that the deeper we go underground, the hotter it gets. It also examines the accurate and inaccurate aspects of Lord Kelvin's (Sir William Thompson) theory of why the center of the Earth is hot.
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Published in 2013
UnderH2O is a new series from PBS Digital Studios about underwater filmmaking and science beneath the sea. Led by underwater cameraman and marine biology Ph.D. Craig Musburger, the filmmaking team takes viewers on deep sea adventures to give a behind-the-scenes look at how they capture images of...
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Published in 1995
Bill Nye talks about rocks and soils. Season 3 Episode 4.
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Published in 1998
Bill Nye talks about erosion. Season 5 Episode 14.
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By foleor
This timelapse shows a meandering river and oxbow lake through a 28-year period.
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Time series photos and information on life reclaiming Mt. St. Helens. You can see how vegetation and streams have been modifying the landscape after its 1980 eruption.
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
While the Earth's oceans are known as five separte entities, there is really only one ocean. So, how big is it? As of 2013, it takes up 71% of the Earth, houses 99% of the biosphere, and contains some of Earth's grandest geological features. Scott Gass reminds us of the influence humans have on the...
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
Snow Dragon. Pure Imagination. Frozen Minotaur. These are the names Eddy Cartaya and his climbing partner Brent McGregor gave three glacier caves that they were the first to explore, caves that are morphing constantly thanks to warm water and warm air. At TEDYouth, Cartaya takes us inside these...
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Published in 2013
Here's a view looking at one year of seasonal transformations on Earth. Made possible by the NASA Visible Earth team.
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Published in 2014
One of the critical functions of healthy soils is that they contain beneficial microbes that can enhance plant defense against disease, and sometimes against insects; our journey took us to Clemson's Dr. Geoff Zehnder to talk about his work. Dr. Geoff Zehnder is a professor of entomology and his...
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These videos showcase conservation success stories and tips from across the nation. USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service helps America's farmers and ranchers conserve the nation's soil, water, air, and other natural resources. All programs are voluntary and offer science-based solutions...
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Published in 2010
Yosemite National Park is famous for its spectacular glacially carved landscape. Although glaciers have come and gone many times in the past, there are still two active glaciers near Yosemite's highest peaks. This video shows you the wonders of Yosemite's glaciers.
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Published in 2014
Watch this animated video pulse through different watershed areas across the United States. See where different rivers, streams, and other watershed components are located, and where they let out into the ocean.
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Rocks hold the history of the Earth and the materials that will be used to build its future. Browse through images of the three rock types: igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary.
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This is a catalog of NASA images and animations of our home planet, Earth.
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A comprehensive image collection of rock breakdown features observed on boulders. This atlas is intended as a tool for planetary geoscientists and their students to assist in identifying surface features found on rocks on planetary surfaces.
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GEOCOAST aims to broadcast educational videos about Ireland's coastal and marine environments with particular focus on coastal geology and geomorphology.
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This web-resource, which is aimed at UK science students, shows how surface and deep Earth processes produce the rocks we stand on, and use to build our homes.
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With this animation you can see soil develop right before your eyes. Watch the organic matter cover the soil surface and become the organic horizon. Below that horizon are several others which have specific characteristics. Learn what comprises each horizon and how it interacts with the other...
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