NCAR & UC-San Diego Expanding Geo/Bio-science Data with NSF Grant

The National Center for Atmospheric Research and the University of California at San Diego have a National Science Foundation Grant to improve visualization between different, disparate data-sets.  The project is known as WASP (Wavelet-enabled Progressive Data Access and Storage Protocol).

The idea is to improve database scanning times to extract only what is needed in a more efficient way.   If more detail is needed then you can pull more, but not more than is needed which will improve data processing time by not over-processing which increases time to get the data, which could be significant.  It decreases time to get 4D, 3D, or 2D data-sets in a more useful format to depict events and the processes that make them up.

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About Chuck Schoeneberger

Former forecaster at Meridian Environmental Technologies Inc (now a Interis Company), with a background in GIS and LiDAR, with other stints at GeoSpatial Services of Winona, MN and Aerometric (Now Quantum Spatial) of Sheboygan, WI. He is a weather technologist for public storm safety from a local to international level. LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=25048141&trk=tab_pro His views are his own and not of his employer.
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