Abstract: ViSBARD interactively visualizes and analyzes space physics data. It provides an interactive integrated 3-D and 2-D environment to determine correlations between measurements across many spacecraft. It supports a variety of spacecraft data products and MHD models and is easily extensible to others. ViSBARD provides a way of visualizing multiple vector and scalar quantities as measured by many spacecraft at once. The data are displayed three-dimesionally along the orbits which may be displayed either as connected lines or as points. The data display allows the rapid determination of vector configurations, correlations between many measurements at multiple points, and global relationships. With the addition of magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) model data, this environment can also be used to validate simulation results with observed data, use simulated data to provide a global context for sparse observed data, and apply feature detection techniques to the simulated data.
Credit: Roberts, D. Aaron; Boller, Ryan; Rezapkin, V.; Coleman, J.; McGuire, R.; Goldstein, M.; Kalb, V.; Kulkarni, R.; Luckyanova, M.; Byrnes, J.; Kerbel, U.; Candey, R.; Holmes, C.; Chimiak, R.; Harris, B.