Falling Snowflakes Melting Simulation
- Visualizations by:
- Alex Kekesi
- Written by:
- Carol Rasmussen
- Scientific consulting by:
- Jussi Leinonen
- Produced by:
- LK Ward and
- Samson K. Reiny
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These simulated melting snowflakes were based on a smoothed particle hydrodynamics model. Scientists are interested in understanding the microphysics of such events to help improve remote sensing of melting layer precipitation.
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NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio
- Walt Feimer (KBRwyle)
- Alex Kekesi (GST) [Lead]
- Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC)
- Carol Rasmussen (NASA/JPL CalTech) [Lead]
- Jussi Leinonen (JPL) [Lead]
- LK Ward (KBRwyle) [Lead]
- Samson K. Reiny (Wyle Information Systems) [Lead]
- Ian Jones (ADNET)
- Laurence Schuler (ADNET)
PapersThis visualization is based on the following papers:
Datasets used in this visualization
Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Model Method
Model used to simulate melting snowflakes.
Credit: NASA/JPLSee more visualizations using this data set
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