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Interactive visualization of global groundwater fluctuations on a monthly basis from 2002 to present.
[Editor's note: Use the arrow keys to switch between months.]
This is a really nice example of how to corporate webGL with real data. Great job!
This is actually bad ass. Meaningful data set and a good usage of real-life data instead of gratuitous visual novelties.
So what's the point again?
It's simply a visualization of ground water fluctuations. Each point represents the water height anomaly for that location compared to its long-term average (in cm of equivalent water height). These measurements are derived from gravitational field measurements gathered with NASA's GRACE project: http://www.csr.utexas.edu/grace/
Not actually the water underground
This is great Jay, way to go! You're amazing.