EGU23-4534, updated on 13 Oct 2023
EGU General Assembly 2023
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Foresight – Global Change Analytics: Communicating complex science through interactive dashboards

Zarrar Khan1, Chris Vernon1, Mengqi Zhao2, Taryn Waite1, and Hassan Niazi1
Zarrar Khan et al.
  • 1Joint Global Change Research Institute - PNNL, College Park, MD, United States of America
  • 2Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - PNNL, Richland, WA, United States of America

As scientific models continue to grow in complexity and the level of detail they capture, so too does the size and complexity of the data outputs. Managing the overwhelming amounts of data and curating it into key insights and messages following FAIR (findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reusability) data principles can promote effective communications among scientific teams. This talk presents the ongoing development of “Foresight”, an online platform to visualize and interact with data outputs from the Global Change Intersectoral Modeling System (GCIMS) eco-system of human-Earth system models. The presentation discusses the challenges of managing data storage, selecting and curating key visualizations, as well as the balance between providing simplified digestible results while still ensuring transparency and access to reproducible and detailed results.

How to cite: Khan, Z., Vernon, C., Zhao, M., Waite, T., and Niazi, H.: Foresight – Global Change Analytics: Communicating complex science through interactive dashboards, EGU General Assembly 2023, Vienna, Austria, 23–28 Apr 2023, EGU23-4534,, 2023.