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Visualization of Marine Models: Water in Motion

Show simple item record Oppenheimer, Peter 2011-03-24T21:04:12Z 2011-03-24T21:04:12Z 2009-10-13
dc.description.abstract Peter Oppenheimer will present visualization tools, including Virtual Puget Sound and Google Earth, that can help us understand complex systems, such as Puget Sound. Virtual Puget Sound can be used as a tool for visualizing scientific data and as a tool to be used in existing and new curricula at all levels. It can also be used as a tool for decision-makers and the public at large to understand the ocean and threats to it. What are some future directions? The project is extending the types of data visualized from physical properties of the ocean. Those physical properties can be tides, currents, and salinity to include some basic chemistry and biology, leading eventually to the simulation of food webs and their relations to physical oceanography. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher University of Washington Water Center en_US
dc.subject hydrologic models en_US
dc.subject oceanography en_US
dc.subject water currents en_US
dc.subject salinity en_US
dc.subject decision support systems en_US
dc.subject spatial data en_US
dc.subject water en_US
dc.title Visualization of Marine Models: Water in Motion en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US
dc.type Recording, oral en_US

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