Learning Storm Dynamics with a Virtual ThunderstormBulletin of the American Meteorological Society
AbstractThe virtual supercell thunderstorm, scaled to match those commonly observed, can be viewed in a highly immersive CAVE™-like environment (a projection-based virtual reality environment) or on a desktop PC. The virtual storm represents an instant in time during the mature, roughly steady-state stage of a tornadic supercell, and includes such visually realistic features as a wall cloud, tornado, tail cloud, comma-shaped rain region, anvil cloud, mammatus, rear-flank downdraft clear slot, and shelf cloud. Audio representing the roar of the tornado, thunder, rain of varying intensity, and hail has been included.
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Citation InformationWilliam A. Gallus, Cinzia Cervato, Carolina Cruz-Neira, Galen William Faidley, et al.. "Learning Storm Dynamics with a Virtual Thunderstorm" Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Vol. 86 (2005) p. 162 - 163
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