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published by the University of North Carolina: Department of Geological Sciences
This site, from the Earth Monitoring Station at the University of North Carolina, provides an examination of self-similarity and fractals in geoscience.  The generation of artificial fractals, fractal dimensions and definitions, and fractal geometry are explained.  The site also contains examples of fractalsfrom Earth science, such as river basins, coastlines, and lightning.
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Keywords: Earth science, fractal, geometric, geoscience, pattern, scale, self-similar
Record Creator: Metadata instance created March 29, 2007 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Mar 30, 2007 by Ed Lee
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(University of North Carolina: Department of Geological Sciences, Chapel Hill), WWW Document, (http://ems.gphys.unc.edu/nonlinear/fractals/index.html).
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Nonlinear Geoscience: Fractals, (University of North Carolina: Department of Geological Sciences, Chapel Hill), <http://ems.gphys.unc.edu/nonlinear/fractals/index.html>.
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Nonlinear Geoscience: Fractals. (n.d.). Retrieved September 18, 2014, from University of North Carolina: Department of Geological Sciences: http://ems.gphys.unc.edu/nonlinear/fractals/index.html
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University of North Carolina: Department of Geological Sciences. Nonlinear Geoscience: Fractals. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina: Department of Geological Sciences. http://ems.gphys.unc.edu/nonlinear/fractals/index.html (accessed 18 September 2014).
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Nonlinear Geoscience: Fractals. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina: Department of Geological Sciences. 18 Sep. 2014 <http://ems.gphys.unc.edu/nonlinear/fractals/index.html>.
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