Connecting the latest in Earth system science with you
TerraLink is a high tech environment accompanied by high touch experiences. Part media center, part discovery room, and part newsroom, TerraLink brings you the “latest and greatest” in Earth system science.
- Real time global seismic activity monitoring
- Hands-on tornado vortex simulator
Geology, global mapping, environmental science, marine biology
Fly over images of local cities and cities around the world. Navigate from low-Earth-orbit to the top of your house using real data. Shape sand dunes with the force of the wind. Trace real time weather patterns. Observe and disrupt a forming tornado with your hand. TerraLink is high tech and hands on!
Connecting and interpreting the latest in Earth system science discovery
TerraLink is equipped with internet-ready computers, media players, satellite television and surround-sound audio systems. Computer and video sources can be displayed on huge screens offering visitors a unique immersive experience. If it’s happening in Earth system science—it’s happening in TerraLink.
Staff who share the quest for knowledge in the fields of Earth system science
By far the most important resource in TerraLink is its staff. Our knowledgeable, trained staff is comprised of Earth science educators and community volunteers who serve as exhibit facilitators. More than guides, our staff is present to share their excitement for Earth science, to engage visitors in interesting dialogue, and to ensure a fun, dynamic, educational environment.