"Mapping and Visualization" Seminar Series

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November 3-4, 2003

The Deep Ocean Exploration Institute will host a two-day series of presentations and discussion sessions by Prof. Larry Mayer, founding Director of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping and co-Director of the NOAA/UNH Joint Hydrographic Center, and members of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping.

November 3, 2003 - 3 p.m.
"New Tools for Seafloor Mapping and Geospatial Data Visualization: Research Activities of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping"
Speaker(s): Larry Mayer, founding Director of the CCOM and co-Director of the NOAA/UNH Joint Hydrographic Center
Location: Clark 507, Quissett Campus, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

An overview of some of the research activities at the CCOM including: multibeam sonar system design and data processing, measurement of uncertainty in modern and historical seafloor measurements, seafloor characterization, habitat mapping, mine burial work off Martha's Vineyard, video mosaicing, Law of the Sea studies, the electronic chart of the future, and advanced visualization projects. The Fledermaus suite of visualization tools will be discussed and the Center’s research visualization environment (GeoZUI-3D) will be introduced. This topic will be expanded upon in Tuesday’s lectures by Colin Ware and Yuri Rzhanov.

November 4, 2003 - 11 a.m.
"The GeoZUI-3D Visualization Environment"
Speaker(s): Colin Ware and Roland Arsenault
Location: Redfield Auditorium, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

A series of demonstrations of this new visualization environment, including its ability to incorporate time-series, multilayer current models, and other new aspects.

Tuesday, November 4, 2003 - 11 a.m.
" Building the Galápagos Mosaic: Lessons Learned "
Speaker(s): Yuri Rzhanov
Location: Redfield Auditorium, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

A presentation of digital seafloor image mosaicing techniques and visualization tools using a detailed mosaic of over 700 images acquired using Alvin from the Rosebud hydrothermal vent site at the Galapagos Spreading Center near 86°W.