GIS Animations
 
 

Spearfish Canyon fly-by.
Spearfish, South Dakota, sample data set from CERL. Sequential d.3d drapes of SPOT color-IR composite on digital elevation model, view point shifted 1 KM westward each frame. GIF animation, 1.5MB.

Sample GRASS shell script for 3D fly-by.

U.S. Corn Yields per Acre, By County, 1972-96
Animation created by Mark Lynch using Atlas GIS;
data from USDA/NASS.
(No data were available for 1993.)

Time-series animations of raster images from the Global GRASS data set (CERL/Rutgers). GIF colormaps stabilized as needed with mogrify (Christy). Animations pause on December image.

VEGETATION INDICES
10-minute AVHRR satellite data, NOAA Geophysical Data Center, 1984-1988 averages, by month. GRASS files processed by Lozar and Anderson. (monthly series, 250K).

GLOBAL TEMPERATURES
IIASA-Grid data, UN Environment Program, ~6,300 records/frame. GRASS files processed by Anderson, Lozar and Thompson. (monthly series, 229K).

GLOBAL PRECIPITATION
IIASA-Grid data, UN Environment Program, ~6,100 records/frame. GRASS files processed by Anderson, Lozar, Thompson and Crowley. (monthly series, 185K).

GLOBAL CLOUD COVER
IIASA-Grid data, UN Environment Program, interpolation from ~1,600 stations. GRASS files processed by Anderson, Lozar, Thompson and Crowley. (monthly series, 399K).




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