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A Brief Review on 4D Weather Visualization

Pires, I.M.P. ; Rudenko, R. ; Liberato, M. ; Barroso, J.B. ; Reis, A.

Sustainability Vol. 14, Nº 9, pp. 5248 - 5248, April, 2022.

ISSN (print): 2071-1050
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Scimago Journal Ranking: 0,66 (in 2021)

Digital Object Identifier: 10.3390/su14095248

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Abstract
The accelerated changes on our planet have led to a growing interest in climate change and its consequences: natural hazards and adverse socio-economic impacts. However, the development of climate research and the proliferation of datasets require an integrated and efficient approach to the analysis, investigation, and visualization of atmospheric meteorological data. Thus, we propose a literature review of existing systems viewing meteorological phenomena in four and three dimensions. Moreover, we evaluate meteorological occurrences to better understand the dynamics associated with a meteorological phenomenon and visualize different weather data. Based on the investigation of tools and methods, we consider the existence of different ways of representing meteorological data and methodologies. However, it was imperative to obtain knowledge and create our way of visualizing weather data. This article found eleven existing solutions for 4D meteorological visualization and meteorological phenomena.