||(Win95/98/NT/2000/Me/XP/Mac) (Retail Packaging) (EARTHDYNDR)
Publisher: Tasa Graphic
Written by Frank J Pazzaglia, Ph.D. (Lehigh
Earth's Dynamic Surface explores the processes that shape
Earth's surface. In this exciting CD-ROM, you will be guided through each
chapter with animations, illustrations, and photographs, all in full color,
while listening to the author's narration.
Review sections at the end of each chapter will test your
knowledge. Interactive activities will reinforce many key concepts. In
addition, the fully animated Physiographic Province Tour will enable you to fly
over select destinations across the US. The tour stops at 42 National Parks,
monuments, and points of interest, each demonstrating examples of processes
introduced in the program. As a special feature, web site links are offered for
each National Park included in the tour.
- Weathering and Soils -examines the two types of
weathering processes and soil development throughout a landscape
- Hillslopes - covers the interaction of rock-type
and climate in the erosion of a landscape
- Rivers -discusses flowing water as a process for
erosion, transportation, and deposition of Earth's surface materials
- Coastlines -examines the power of wind, waves,
tides, and currents to shape unique landforms
- Groundwater -covers the development of landforms
due to flowing water below Earth's surface
- Deserts and Winds discusses changing landscapes
due to the erosion, transportation, and deposition of surface material by
- Glaciers -examines the process of flowing ice in
the development of landforms
Experiment with the slope and saturation of a hillslope
to cause it to fall
Build your own river by selecting different channel
slopes, water discharge and sediment grain size
Discover how Earth's climate is affected by changes in
the tilt of it's axis, the shape of it's orbit around the Sun, and much
Win98/98/Me/2000/XP: Pentium 120 or better, 16 Mb
RAM, Quicktime, 4x CD-ROM drive, 16 bit or better video.
Macintosh: System 8 or later, Power PC 120 or better,
10 Mb free RAM minimum, Quicktime, 4x CD-ROM drive, 16 bit or better video.
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