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A Candid Look at NASA's "Living Planet"


Gene Feldman and Compton Tucker and SVS data visualizer, Alex Kukesi show how the "Living Planet" visualization was created.
Click image to view movie. Credit: NASA/GSFC
[09-Feb-18] Creating a major scientific visualization takes considerable time and expertise. A team of scientists and data visualizers work together to build artful depictions of hard data - whether it be an animation of sea surface temperature, hurricane paths, or life on Planet Earth. Get a closer look at how the "Living Planet" visualization was created, by hearing from scientists Gene Feldman and Compton Tucker and SVS data visualizer, Alex Kekesi.