Scientists can’t control coastal flooding caused by storm surge. But they can help government agencies and the public understand the risks from storm surge and wind waves in vulnerable areas like North Carolina’s Outer Banks.Launch Featurette
Endeavors, the research magazine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, highlights RENCI visualization projects in the cover story of its Winter, 2009, edition. View Story
At RENCI at UNC Charlotte, the new engagement center that involves UNC Charlotte’s Center for Applied Geographic Information Science, the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute and the Charlotte Visualization Center, researchers are developing visual models to illustrate the impacts of urban growth.
Science, technology and art are not different realms with nothing in common, says Professor Donna J. Cox, a pioneer in visualizing scientific information. Rather, artists can compliment the work of scientists by giving them new ways to look at their data and technology can be the glue that helps brings together scientific researchers and visual [...]