Global Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GDFL) Gallery


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This page contains several visualizations which have been prepared in the course of the Global Fluid Dynamics Laboratory's (GFDL) research. Images cover topics such as hurricanes, global warming, radiative transfer, stratospheric processes, El Nino, cyclones and storms, Jupiter and Mars. Some topics also include animations and detailed descriptions. These are offered as examples of various visualization techniques and how they might be used to convey complex results as understandable images. A number of visualizations are also available in the form of annotated handouts.

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Part of the Starting Point collection. The Starting Point collection includes resources addressing the needs of faculty and graduate students designing, developing, and delivering entry-level undergraduate courses in geoscience.

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Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Lunar and Planetary Science, Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Scientific Resources:Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Special Interest: Visualization
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), College Upper (15-16)
Topics: Climate, Ocean, Atmosphere, Solar system
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Planetary Science, Atmospheric Science