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Title (Primary) A virtual geographic environment for the exploration of hydro-meteorological extremes
Title (Secondary) Workshop on Visualisation in Environmental Sciences (EnvirVis)
Author Rink, K.; Şen, Ö.O.; Hannemann, M.; Ködel, U.; Nixdorf, E.; Weber, U.; Werban, U.; Schrön, M.; Kalbacher, T.; Kolditz, O.
Publisher Dutta, S.; Feige, K.; Rink, K.; Zeckzer, D.
Year 2021
Department CHS; ENVINF; MET; RS
Page From 51
Page To 59
Language englisch
Topic T5 Future Landscapes
Abstract We propose a Virtual Geographic Environment for the exploration of hydro-meteorological events. Focussing on the catchment of the Müglitz River in south-eastern Germany, a large collection of observation data acquired via a wide range of measurement devices has been integrated in a geographical reference frame for the region. Results of area-wide numerical simulations for both groundwater and soil moisture have been added to the scene and allow for the exploration of the delayed consequences of transient phenomena such as heavy rainfall events and their impact on the catchment scale. Implemented in a framework based on Unity, this study focusses on the concurrent visualisation and synchronised animation of multiple area wide datasets from different environmental compartments. The resulting application allows to explore the region of interest during specific hydrological events for an assessment of the interrelation of processes. As such, it offers the opportunity for knowledge transfer between researchers of different domains as well as for outreach to an interested public.
Persistent UFZ Identifier https://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=20939&ufzPublicationIdentifier=25613
Rink, K., Şen, Ö.O., Hannemann, M., Ködel, U., Nixdorf, E., Weber, U., Werban, U., Schrön, M., Kalbacher, T., Kolditz, O. (2021):
A virtual geographic environment for the exploration of hydro-meteorological extremes
In: Dutta, S., Feige, K., Rink, K., Zeckzer, D. (eds.)
Workshop on Visualisation in Environmental Sciences (EnvirVis)
The Eurographics Association, Geneva, p. 51 - 59