Dynamic Earth Visualization excerpt: coronal mass ejection and ocean/wind circulation
This video segment, Coronal Mass Ejection and Ocean/Wind Circulation, is part of a longer film called Dynamic Earth: Exploring Earth's Climate Engine that has played to audiences in planetaria around the world.
The segment used real satellite data and six computational models to create a vision that is both beautiful and scientifically accurate. Its long, swooping scenes reveal how different parts of the climate system interact at very different scales.
"It's one of the top visualizations we've ever done," says Horace Mitchell, who leads NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio.
Provided by Greg Shirah and Horace Mitchell, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center; Tom Bridgman, Global Science & Technology, Inc.