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Images of Earth and Space: The Role of Visualization in NASA Science

This compilation video contains visualizations of Earth and Space Sciences resulting from supercomputer models. The excerpted visualizations include: Ocean Planet, El Niño, Ozone 1991, Clouds, Changes in Glacier Bay, Alaska, Biosphere, Lunar Topography from the Clementine Mission, Musculoskeletal Modeling Dynamic Simulations, Simulations of the Breakup and Dynamical Evolution of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, Convective Penetration in Stellar Interiors, Topological Features of a Compressible Plasma Vortex Sheet: A Model for the Outer Heliospheric Solar Wind, R-Aquarii Jet, The Evolution of Distorted Black Holes, Rayleigh-Taylor Instability in a Supernova, Galaxy Harassment, N-Body Simulation of the Cold Dark Matter Cosmology.

Visualization Credits

Dave Pape (NASA): Lead Animator
Jim Strong (NASA/GSFC): Animator
Cindy Starr (GST): Visualizer
Pamela ONeil (NASA): Animator
Mark Bajuk (NASA): Animator
Andy Acuna (Hughes STX): Animator
Erica Drezek (HTSI): Narrator
Bruce Fryxell (The University of Arizona): Scientist
Edouard Siregar (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Sanjoy Ghosh (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Dorothy Hall (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Janet Chien (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Gene Feldman (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
William Rossow (NASA/GSFC GISS): Scientist
Alison Walker (NASA/GSFC GISS): Scientist
Compton Tucker (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
David Smith (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Maria Zuber (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Scientist
Frank Lemoine (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Gregory Neumann (Johns Hopkins University): Scientist
Kevin Olson (George Mason University): Scientist
Michael Mumma (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
J. Michael Hollis (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Richard Lyon (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Marcus Pandy (University of Texas): Scientist
Brian Garner (University of Texas): Scientist
Frank Anderson (University of Texas): Scientist
Peter Anninos (NCSA): Scientist
David Bernstein (NCSA): Scientist
Theresa Brainerd (Los Alamos National Laboratory): Scientist
Benjamin Bromley (Los Alamos National Laboratory): Scientist
Fausto Cattaneo (University of Chicago): Scientist
Anshu Dubey (University of Chicago): Scientist
David Hobill (NCSA): Scientist
Neal Katz (University of Washington): Scientist
Chester Koblinsky (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
George Lake (University of Washington): Scientist
Andrea Malagoli (University of Chicago): Scientist
Ben Moore (University of Washington): Scientist
Peter Mouginis-Mark (University of Hawaii): Scientist
Peter Quinn (Australian National University): Scientist
John Salmon (California Institute of Technology): Scientist
Mark Schoeberl (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Paul Schopf (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Courtney Scott (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Edward Seidel (NCSA): Scientist
Larry Smarr (NCSA): Scientist
Wai-Mo Suen (NCSA): Scientist
Michael Warren (Los Alamos National Laboratory): Scientist
Wojciech Zurek (Los Alamos National Laboratory): Scientist
Jarrett Cohen (GST): Writer
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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DLESE >> Atmospheric science
DLESE >> Climatology
SVS >> Comet
DLESE >> Cryology
SVS >> Earth
SVS >> El Nino
SVS >> Galaxy
DLESE >> Geophysics
DLESE >> Hydrology
SVS >> Lunar
SVS >> Moon
DLESE >> Physical oceanography
SVS >> Plasma
DLESE >> Space science
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Biosphere
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Oceans
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Atmospheric Chemistry/Oxygen Compounds >> Ozone
DLESE >> Narrated
SVS >> Voice Over Talent
SVS >> Glaciers
NASA Science >> Earth
NASA Science >> Sun
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons
NASA Science >> Universe

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version