EGU General Assembly 2020
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Visualization Techniques at the Aviation Weather Testbed

Austin Cross
Austin Cross
  • NWS Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, United States of America (

The  Aviation Weather Center (AWC) is part of the US National Weather Service, providing domestic and global aviation weather forecasts and warnings. Forecasters and automated systems disseminate up to date information including through our website, Recent years have seen AWC transition from primarily text-based products to increasing interactive and graphical tools. While nearly all information is presented in two dimensions, recent work has focused on adding three- and four- dimensional visualizations to increase understanding in the user community. Web based technologies allow interrogating large datasets on-the-fly without specific software installed on the client device, while providing a more complete picture and development of conceptual models beyond fixed horizontal slices of airspace.

How to cite: Cross, A.: Visualization Techniques at the Aviation Weather Testbed, EGU General Assembly 2020, Online, 4–8 May 2020, EGU2020-10988,, 2020