Project PROBE Leg I - Report and Archive of Multibeam Bathymetry and Acoustic Backscatter, CTD/XBT and GPS Navigation Data Collected, Puerto Rico Trench 24-30 September 2002
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3D Visualization

This Open-File Report (2005-1066) DVD-ROM contains GeoZui a freeware product and interactive 3-D visualization system developed in the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Program at the University of New Hampshire.




GeoZui3D Product Perspective Views


Oblique Perspective View

Nadir (birds-eye) Perspective View

3D Perspective View

Image of Oblique Perspective View. Image of Nadir (birds-eye) Perspective View. Image of 3D Perspective View.


View 1


View 2


View 3




Instructions:

GeoZui3D has the following features:

• A rapid zooming workspace interface whereby it is only necessary to click on
a point of interest for it to be moved to the center of the screen.
• Stereoscopic display
• Runs on both Unix and PC platforms
• Is fully georeferenced
• Real time data input from autonomous or remote vehicles is supported through CORBA.
• Can accept Multiple objects of different types can be viewed simultaneously


How to Get a Perspective View of Trench Data

At the GUI widget (window), from the file menu, select "Open Object" then navigate to the place on this DVD, that is, “data/multibeam/Geozuidata/data/products” and open the file type ending in “.gutm.” A scene will load with the featured data from the trench; the deepest part of the Atlantic Ocean (Caribbean Sea) will be loaded and ready for use; manipulative viewing and other options are available to explore. The 4 main featured imagery (acoustic backscatter and multibeam bathymetry) files contained in the multibeam subfolder on this DVD are documented with metadata.


Image of GUI I.

GUI I


Image of GUI II.

GUI II


Refer to GeoZui3D Readme file (instructions) if technical difficulties occur or see your Systems Administrator

  1. Navigate to the subfolder "../data/multibeam/GeozuiData/bin" on this disc and execute the application file GeoZui3D (1,088 kb size)
  2. Click OK to GUI I (Not shown here)
  3. Use the other two, GUI II and GUI III
  4. Load your data and explore