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Tasa Graphic Arts releases a Mineral Database app for Mac OS X

Feb 18, 2014 - Mineral identification is made easy with the Mineral Database compiled by M. Darby Dyar and Mickey E. Gunter and illustrated by Dennis Tasa. This new Mac app provides a quick reference for students, educators, professionals, or anyone interested in minerals. Search for minerals by selecting physical properties, optical properties, Dana number, Dana class, or many other classification and occurrence criteria; or, browse the mineral photo galleries.


Mineral Database app for iPad updated to include 3D crystal structures

Jan 22, 2014 - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. has released an update to the Mineral Database app for iPad. The new version includes 3D structures that you can rotate and enlarge to fill your screen. Mineral identification is made easy with the Mineral Database compiled by M. Darby Dyar and Mickey E. Gunter and illustrated by Dennis Tasa. This searchable database provides a quick reference for students, educators, professionals, or anyone interested in minerals. No internet connection is required.


Tasa Graphic Arts releases the definitive Mineral Database app for iPad

Nov 11, 2013 - Mineral identification is finally made easy with Mineral Database 1.0 for iOS, compiled by M. Darby Dyar and Mickey E. Gunter & illustrated by Dennis Tasa. An excellent reference for students, educators, professionals, or anyone interested in minerals, Mineral Database provides a fully searchable database of mineral photos, photomicrographs, physical properties, crystal structure animations, optical properties, classification and occurrence data. Entries for more than 300 species are covered.


Tasa Graphic Arts Releases Grand Canyon National Park iPad app

Aug 06, 2013 - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. today introduces Grand Canyon National Park Geology Tour 1.0, its new travel app for iPad. Grand Canyon National Park Geology Tour is a narrated photographic tour of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with an emphasis on the geology. Written and narrated by geologist Deborah Ragland, Ph.D. with photographs & illustrations by Dennis Tasa, this iPad app gives insight into the geology of one of America's most spectacular parks and the surrounding region: the Colorado Plateau.


Tasa Graphic Arts Releases Grand Canyon National Park Multi-Touch Book

Jun 27, 2013 - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. introduces Grand Canyon National Park Geology Tour. Grand Canyon National Park Geology Tour is a narrated photographic tour of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with an emphasis on the geology. Written and narrated by geologist Deborah Ragland, Ph.D. with photographs and illustrations by Dennis Tasa, this multi-touch book gives insight into the geology of one of America's most spectacular parks and the surrounding region: the Colorado Plateau.


Tasa Graphic Arts Releases Arches National Park Multi-Touch Book

Jun 24, 2013 - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. is pleased to announce Arches National Park Geology Tour multi-touch book available on the iBookstore. Arches National Park Geology Tour is an interactive, educational multimedia book that provides photos, illustrations, narrated animations, and slide shows that enhance understanding of the geology of this scenic park. Written and narrated by geologist Deborah Ragland, Ph.D. with photos, illustrations, and animations by Dennis Tasa.


Tasa Graphic Arts releases Focus on Earthquakes app for iPad

Mar 13, 2012 - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. today introduces Focus on Earthquakes 1.0, its new interactive, educational new-media textbook for the iPad. Focus on Earthquakes provides illustrations, photos, narrated animations, and slide shows that aid in understanding the concepts presented. Interactive quizzes and review questions are provided throughout the text to test and reinforce one's understanding. The Earthquake Tracker feature provides a visual display of recent earthquake activity.


Puzzling Plates iPad app Inspires Students to Explore Plate Tectonics

Dec 12, 2011 - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. today announces Puzzling Plates 1.0 for the iPad. Puzzling Plates provides an interactive, engaging experience that inspires you to explore the tectonic plates that make up the surface of Earth. The app includes three levels, each with an interactive experience and a bonus activity. Move tectonic plates into position like a jigsaw puzzle, find where earthquakes and volcanoes form, discover how plates interact at plate boundaries, and more.


Travel back in time with Geologic Time Scale apps from Tasa

Sep 15, 2010 - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. today announces two new iOS apps for geology students. The geotimescale Enhanced app is now available for iPhone and the iPod touch and the geotimescale Enhanced HD app is available for iPad. These apps illustrate significant events and periods of time in Earth's history. The Geologic Time Scale shows the names of the eons, eras, periods, epochs, and ages along with their corresponding dates. Each app also includes illustrations and information for significant events.