RT Journal Article
SR Electronic
T1 Graphical Presentation of Results from Scientific Computer Models
JF Science
JO Science
FD American Association for the Advancement of Science
SP 1191
OP 1198
DO 10.1126/science.215.4537.1191
VO 215
IS 4537
A1 Graedel, T. E.
A1 McGill, R.
YR 1982
UL http://science.sciencemag.org/content/215/4537/1191.abstract
AB The graphical presentation of the results of complex computer model calculations is frequently as important as the computation, since it is generally through such presentations that the modeler and the modeler's audience derive the maximum amount of information. In this article graphical techniques for presenting multidimensional model results are reviewed and examples are given of the most useful forms of presentation. Color graphics is used increasingly for the presentation of model results, and three types of color displays are discussed here: the chromatic plot, the binary chromatic plot, and the ternary chromatic plot. Their use is illustrated with examples from computer modeling of air quality in the urban atmosphere.