You can find a variety of videos on our YouTube page, which are helpfully organized into the playlists listed below. Additionally, we have a collection of animated GIFs illustrating geodetic concepts and processes for use in presentations or other materials!
These materials are made freely available under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license. Please credit UNAVCO.
Videos available on YouTube
The Animations playlist provides short animated videos that explain how instrumentation like GPS and Lidar operate and are used in Earth science. The videos capture the many applications of GPS, Lidar, and InSAR, such as monitoring volcanoes, measuring plate tectonics, and investigating drought.
The Hands-On Demonstrations playlist shows various experiential activities that depict physical geoscience phenomena, like isostasy, plate convergence, and tsunami warning signs.
The Education video playlist includes short videos that provide a broad overview of geodesy, as well as as clips that explain how to use the GPS Velocity Viewer and example applications.
The UNAVCO Services playlist covers different methodologies that are used by UNAVCO, like Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Terrestrial Laser Scanning.
UNAVCO Data Tools
The UNAVCO Data Tools playlist introduces the open access Geodetic, GPS, Synthetic Aperture Radar, Terrestrial Laser Scanning, Borehole, and Tropospheric data available through UNAVCO, as well as UNAVCO’s web services.
The Field playlist is filled with short videos showing various services that UNAVCO has completed in the field, including visits to GPS stations in Alaska, Nepal, and California.
The UNAVCO History playlist contains videos that inform viewers about UNAVCO’s creation and evolution, as well as interviews with staff members.
The UNAVCO Community playlist has short videos that broadly describe UNAVCO and its impacts, as well as what it means to be a geodesist.
The Data Visualizations playlist shows the application of data collected by UNAVCO during events like earthquakes and droughts through graphing and mapping.
Geoscience Career Spotlights
The Geoscience Career Spotlights playlist shines a light on individuals who work in different professions within geoscience, ranging from polar field engineers and planetary scientists to middle school science teachers and science writers.
Geoscience Student Spotlights
The Geoscience Student Spotlights playlist interviews various students within geoscience.
Internships at UNAVCO
The Internships at UNAVCO playlist provides broad overviews of the Geo-Launchpad, RESESS, and USIP intern programs, in addition to highlighting the work that previous interns have completed.
RESESS Colloquium Talks
The Internships playlist category contains playlists for the presentations that RESESS interns gave at the end of their programs. Within this category, there are playlists for 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2011 RESESS Colloquium Talks.
USIP Colloquium Talks
The Internships playlist category contains playlists for the presentations that USIP interns gave at the conclusion of their programs. Within this category, there are playlists for 2019 and 2018 USIP Colloquium Talks.
GAGE Short Courses
The GAGE Short Courses playlist category contains playlists for the recordings of UNAVCO short courses, including Generic Mapping Tools for Geodesy, ARIA Standard Products, and InSAR Theory and Processing.