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Designing a better weather display

Colin Ware, Matthew Plumlee, Pak Chung Wong, David L. Kao, Ming C. Hao, Chaomei Chen, Robert Kosara, Mark A. Livingston, Jinah Park, Ian Roberts
2012 Visualization and Data Analysis 2012  
The variables most commonly displayed on weather maps are atmospheric pressure, wind speed and direction, and surface temperature. But they are usually shown separately, not together on a single map.  ...  We conducted an experiment to evaluate our new design both against a conventional solution, and against a glyph-based solution.  ...  Would another glyph-based design have fared better? We chose the Healey et al.'  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.906213 dblp:conf/vda/WareP12 fatcat:r4eosa3agba75burlut2b6tsnu

Designing a better weather display

Colin Ware, Matthew D Plumlee
2012 Information Visualization  
We describe a set of interactive weather displays which enable users to view two meteorological scalar fields of various kinds and a field showing wind patterns.  ...  Weather maps commonly display several variables at once, usually a subset of the following: atmospheric pressure, surface wind speed and direction, surface temperature, cloud cover, and precipitation.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to thank John Kelly for advice on matters pertaining to meteorology and Alan Hubbe for implementing a preliminary version of this design.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1473871612465214 fatcat:cvs4xq36wzb7nmrcajlt4ecsy4

Page 315 of American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals Vol. 112, Issue 3 [page]

1986 American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals  
The approach has been to develop a system to acquire, process, and display data necessary to study weather events in a real-time, operational work environment.  ...  Similar technologies are being applied to the design of hazardous weather event warning dissemina- tion (Johnson, 1981).  ... 

Design of an Embedded Controller for Some Applications of an Automotives [chapter]

Preeti Bajaj, Dinesh Padole
2011 New Trends and Developments in Automotive System Engineering  
Dashboard controller: It is a processor processing data related to dashboard display. Mainly it is handling two displays.  ...  Driver Alert Display Weather Data Processor Precipitation Sensor Signal Condit ioning Multi channe l ADC Data Bus S h a r e d B u s Dashboard Controller Data Bus Data  ... 
doi:10.5772/16198 fatcat:nh2fpxwp4fct3ij2crpeipqkae

Improving flight condition situational awareness through Human Centered Design

Carol Craig
2012 Work : A journal of Prevention, Assesment and rehabilitation  
In designing weather information display systems, it is necessary to meet the demands of different users, which requires an examination of the way in which the users process and use weather information  ...  Using Human Centered Design methodologies and concepts will result in a safer, more efficient and more intuitive solution.  ...  Using a holistic and systematic approach with a Human-Centered design strategy addresses the human factors issues that arise when considering how to display various sources of real-time weather information  ... 
doi:10.3233/wor-2012-0031-4523 fatcat:z72xb23zaraa3jesphjqyqohfy

Simulation System for Airborne Weather Radar Control and Display Based on Virtual Instrument

Lihua Ruan, Yong Li, Yingjie Yu
2014 Journal of Software  
A simulation system consisting of display module, control module and process module for the control and display unit(CDU) of airborne weather radar is designed and tested in this paper.  ...  including weather mode, windshear mode, turbulence mode and map mode are provided.  ...  The mimetic Control and Display Unit of onboard weather radar is designed mainly in compliance with that principle.  ... 
doi:10.4304/jsw.9.10.2638-2644 fatcat:cztrx3gj3jhyzmkstrcpbqsco4

Influence of Graphical Metars on Pilots' Weather Judgment

Joseph T Coyne, Kara A. Latorella, Carryl L. Baldwin
2005 Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting  
In the current investigation twenty-four GA pilots made visibility and ceiling estimates of simulated weather conditions either with or without a GWIS display.  ...  Results are discussed in terms of advancing aviation decision making models for understanding VFR into IMC flight, and the design of GWIS symbology to foster accurate assessments.  ...  Thanks to Paul Stough, Jim Chamberlain and several others involved in the AWIN program at NASA Langley for the input on experimental design.  ... 
doi:10.1177/154193120504900129 fatcat:du2elnn3jfasxlp2kqwxa52nlq

Helpmebreathe: A Web-Based System For Asthma Management

Alia Al Rayssi, Mahra Al Marar, Alyazia Alkhaili, Reem Al Dhaheri, Shayma Alkobaisi, Hoda Amer
2017 Zenodo  
The developed system provides warning messages to a specific asthma patient if the weather in his/her area might cause any difficulty in breathing or could trigger an asthma attack.  ...  The proposed system provides analytical tools, which allow better understanding of environmental triggers of asthma, hence better support of data-driven decision making.  ...  The weather stations are then displayed on the UAE map as a GIS layer using OpenLayers as shown in Fig. 5 (a) .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1130766 fatcat:yajl67lvxjalxmxnvjqynhlpse

Cognitively Inspired and Perceptually Salient Graphic Displays for Efficient Spatial Inference Making

Sara Irina Fabrikant, Stacy Rebich Hespanha, Mary Hegarty
2010 Annals of the Association of American Geographers  
Developing a visual hierarchy in map displays that is congruent with thematic levels of relevance is a fundamental cartographic design task.  ...  In this article, we empirically investigate the relationship of thematic relevance and perceptual salience in static weather map displays.  ...  This efficiency gain from better display design must draw on an existent knowledge base.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00045600903362378 fatcat:6njrc5t5m5dzdoyxl6roxcp2zm

Investigating Requirements for the Design of a 3D Weather Visualization Environment for Air Traffic Controllers [chapter]

Thong Dang
2010 Air Traffic Control  
According to him, a better weather display could increase the controller weather situation awareness and possibly increase their strategic planning role.  ...  Median Satisfaction with Available Displays www.intechopen.com Investigating requirements for the design of a 3D weather visualization environment for air trafic controllers 129 The way Low Ceiling  ... 
doi:10.5772/9844 fatcat:2u3ghwgixvhudodbklvfwolwei

Audio-visual situational awareness for general aviation pilots

Lilly Spirkovska, Suresh K. Lodha, Robert F. Erbacher, Philip C. Chen, Jonathan C. Roberts, Matti T. Groehn, Katy Boerner
2003 Visualization and Data Analysis 2003  
The system design is based on a user study and feedback from pilots.  ...  Our system, Aviation Weather Data Visualization Environment (AWE), utilizes information visualization techniques, a direct manipulation graphical interface, and a speech-based interface to improve a pilot's  ...  Information Displays The focus of this work is to provide additional information displays to genera] aviation pilots to better maintain weather situational awareness.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.473908 dblp:conf/vda/SpirkovskaL03 fatcat:heebraa5tncvhkuiefbgfrlfwe

Mobile Interfaces for Better Living: Supporting Awareness in a Smart Home Environment [chapter]

Denis Gračanin, D. Scott McCrickard, Arthur Billingsley, Roosevelt Cooper, Tavon Gatling, Erik J. Irvin-Williams, Felicia Osborne, Felicia Doswell
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Mobile technologies have great promise in connecting users to their environment, and a smart environment enhanced with technology that supports better living can improve the lives of individuals, groups  ...  This paper describes efforts toward creating an integrated living space to support heightened awareness of a user's environment.  ...  For example, the students developed a method to shake the display to refresh information about the weather; important in tracking a developing storm or in planning errands.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21666-4_19 fatcat:mqsuzd5d6nd67homln4mm3bghi

Opportunistic at-glance information acquisition on interactive public displays

Hannu Kukka, Jorge Goncalves, Alexander Samodelkin, Timo Ojala
2015 Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia - MUM '15  
The interaction process with interactive public displays can be viewed as a set of interaction phases.  ...  when users interact with the display by directly manipulating it through e.g. a touch-screen interface.  ...  STUDY In order to explore the role of involuntary browsing for atglance information acquisition on interactive public displays, we designed a study utilizing a hybrid model of interaction where a display  ... 
doi:10.1145/2836041.2836074 dblp:conf/mum/KukkaGSO15 fatcat:rqk2gkmnxvfs7euvnsbpo7v3ee

Page 242 of Journal of Aircraft Vol. 19, Issue 3 [page]

1982 Journal of Aircraft  
It is obvious that a properly designed 120-W solid-state transmitter weather radar can provide the same detection range as a 60-kW magnetron radar currently used in the airline industry.  ...  Doppler weather radar designers are bound by many restraints not experienced with the non-Doppler radars currently being used. As a result, many tradeoffs must be made.  ... 

Real Time Monitoring of Self Propelled Center Pivot Irrigation System using Microcontroller

M. Anusudha, B. Banupriya, A. Godhawari, Mr. J. Asokan
2020 Zenodo  
These irrigation can perform a different characteristics and functions for a better crop production. Drip irrigation method was used in Israel by using the tubes and pipes.  ...  The crops get enough water and yield in a good manner. By using this method there is no water loss. M. Anusudha | B. Banupriya | A. Godhawari | Mr. J.  ...  The micro weather station is based on weather sensor that contains an anemometer, a vane direction and a pluviometer.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3855042 fatcat:moxefbv4njholfmbs6hsgf5k7m
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