I’m happy to announce that we have now opened a new visualization facility for our research group – the Coastal and Ocean Visualization Environment. The details on the facility are here.
This system is primarily designed to help visualize and analyze the large geospatial datasets we generate through telemetry projects, but also useful for other projects (acoustics, photo ID etc…). We’ve already had some great brainstorming sessions in the COVE, and it is amazing how seeing our data in detail – without losing the larger context – can facilitate learning and help planning the next steps. We’ll also be using the system for flight planning for sUAS flights in upcoming projects in Antarctica and the Bahamas, and crunching the ortho-imagery produced from those projects.