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Visualization and Analysis Platform for Ocean, Atmosphere, and Solar Researchers (VAPOR)
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Summary
Abstract: Visualization and Analysis Platform for Ocean, Atmosphere, and Solar Researchers (VAPOR) provides:

1. A visual data discovery environment tailored towards the specialized needs of the geosciences CFD community
2. A desktop solution capable of handling terascale size data sets
3. Advanced interactive 3D visualization tightly coupled with quantitative data analysis
4. Support for multi-variate, time-varying data
5. Close coupling with RSI's powerful interpretive data language, IDL.
6. Support for 3D visualization of WRF-ARW datasets

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Description: Download the Visualization and Analysis Platform for Ocean, Atmosphere, and Solar Researchers (VAPOR) software.
Service Citation
Originators: Clyne, J., Mininni, P., Norton, A., and Rast, M.
Title: Visualization and Analysis Platform for Ocean, Atmosphere, and Solar Researchers (VAPOR)
Provider: National Center for Atmospheric Research
URL: http://www.vapor.ucar.edu/
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >TRANSFORMATION/CONVERSION Parameter Definition
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >DATA INTEROPERABILITY Parameter Definition

Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL AQUATIC SCIENCES Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE >AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS Parameter Definition
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Use Constraints Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notices, as included in the source code, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

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Service Provider
UCAR/NCAR/CISL/HSS/DASG > Data Analysis Services Group, High End Services Section, Computational & Information Systems, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.cisl.ucar.edu/hss/dasg/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: DATA ANALYSIS SERVICES GROUP
Email: dasg at ucar.edu
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: vapor at ucar.edu
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Publications/References
Clyne, J., Mininni, P., Norton, A., and Rast, M. "Interactive desktop analysis of high resolution simulations:
application to turbulent plume dynamics and current sheet formation", New Journal of Physics 9 (2007) 301.

Clyne, J. and Rast, M. "A prototype discovery environment for analyzing and visualizing terascale turbulent fluid flow simulations", in proceedings of Visualization and Data Analysis 2005, pp. 284-294, January 2005.
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2008-11-18
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-02-15


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