VAPOR is the Visualization and Analysis Platform for Ocean, Atmosphere, and Solar Researchers. VAPOR provides an interactive 3D visualization environment that runs on most UNIX and Windows systems equipped with modern 3D graphics cards.
VAPOR overview ...
VAPOR is a product of the National Center for Atmospheric Research's Computational and Information Systems Lab. Support for VAPOR is provided by the U.S. National Science Foundation (grants # 03-25934 and 09-06379) and through a TeraGrid GIG award, and by the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information
Contour Lines showing air pressure along wave crests. (Sullivan et al. 2014)
Version 2.4.0, Release Candadate 0 is now available for download here! New features include the support for 2D contour lines, and new data conversion utilities for GRIB and CAM datasets.
VAPOR's first live webinar was held at the NCAR Mesa Lab on March 26, with plans for more in the future. See a recording of the webinar here. Further webinars will be listed here at the VAPOR home page.
Version 2.3.0, Release Candidate 0 of VAPOR is now available for download.
VAPOR has been used for visualizing an unprecedented WRF model of Hurricane Sandy, with ~4 billion grid points per time step. Read more here.
Version 2.2.4 of VAPOR is now available for download.
Version 2.2.2 of VAPOR is now available for download.
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION / CALL FOR DATA
EGU Workshop "Visualization and Data Analysis in Earth and Climate Science"
Details available here
Version 2.1.0 of VAPOR is now available for download
Version 2.0.2 of VAPOR is now available for download
Version 2.0 of VAPOR is now available for download.
Version 1.5.2 of VAPOR is available for download. A number of critical bugs introduced in version 1.5.0 have been fixed. It is recommended that all 1.5.0 users upgrade to 1.5.2