Atmospheric Visualization Collection

Christopher Klaus, Argonne National Laboratory

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This collection is based on near real-time visualization of atmospheric data from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program's Southern Great Plains (SGP) site. The SGP site is the largest collection of ground-based remote-sensing atmospheric instruments in the world. Data imagery from the Atmospheric Visualization Collection (AVC) is accessible by instrumentation name, calendar date, or geophysical focus area. The page includes material on atmospheric visualization, earth sciences, and such geophysical focus areas as aerosols, clouds, shortwave and longwave radiation, atmospheric states, and surface energy exchange. An external link is provided to the ARM Archive at which users can access past data. A code repository is made available allowing students to produce their own visualizations using past or current datasets.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Meteorology:Measurements, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Scientific Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)
Topics: Climate, Atmosphere