Articles | Volume 22, issue 5
https://doi.org/10.5194/npg-22-545-2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/npg-22-545-2015
Review article
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23 Sep 2015
Review article |  | 23 Sep 2015

Review: visual analytics of climate networks

T. Nocke, S. Buschmann, J. F. Donges, N. Marwan, H.-J. Schulz, and C. Tominski

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The paper reviews the available visualisation techniques and tools for the visual analysis of geo-physical climate networks. The results from a questionnaire with experts from non-linear physics are presented, and the paper surveys recent developments from information visualisation and cartography with respect to their applicability for visual climate network analytics. Several case studies based on own solutions illustrate the potentials of state-of-the-art network visualisation technology.