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Animating climate model data
Author(s): John S. DaPonte; Thomas Sadowski; Paul Thomas
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a collaborative project conducted by the Computer Science Department at Southern Connecticut State University and NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Science (GISS). Animations of output from a climate simulation math model used at GISS to predict rainfall and circulation have been produced for West Africa from June to September 2002. These early results have assisted scientists at GISS in evaluating the accuracy of the RM3 climate model when compared to similar results obtained from satellite imagery. The results presented below will be refined to better meet the needs of GISS scientists and will be expanded to cover other geographic regions for a variety of time frames.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6246, Visual Information Processing XV, 62460M (12 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.661309
Show Author Affiliations
John S. DaPonte, Southern Connecticut State Univ. (United States)
Thomas Sadowski, Southern Connecticut State Univ. (United States)
Paul Thomas, Southern Connecticut State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6246:
Visual Information Processing XV
Zia-ur Rahman; Stephen E. Reichenbach; Mark A. Neifeld, Editor(s)

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