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Atmospheric Impact of Volcano Eruptions

  • The analysis of data that captures volcanic eruptions and their atmospheric aftermath plays an important role for domain experts to gain a deeper understanding of the volcanic eruption and their consequences for atmosphere, climate and air traffic. Thereby, one major challenge is to extract and combine the essential information, which is spread over various, mostly sparse data sources. This requires a careful integration of each data set with its strength and limitations. The sparse, but more reliable measurement data is mainly used to calibrate the more dense simulation data. This work combines a collection of visualization approaches into an exploitative framework. The goal is to support the domain experts to build a complete picture of the situation. But it is also important to understand the individual data sources, the wealth of their information and the quality of the simulation results. All presented methods are designed for direct interaction with the data from different perspectives rather than the sole generation of some final images.
Author:Wito Engelke, Alexander Kuhn, Markus Flatken, Fang Chen, Hans-Christian HegeORCiDGND, Andreas Gerndt, Ingrid Hotz
Document Type:In Proceedings
Parent Title (English):Proceedings IEEE SciVis 2014
Fulltext Url:http://www.viscontest.rwth-aachen.de/results/engelke.pdf
Date of first Publication:2014/09/12
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