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Visualising satellite data
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- Title Visualising satellite data
- Released 10/09/2013 2:00 pm
- Copyright DLR
Data visualisation is key to understanding and communicating the complex content of scientific data. While many of these issues are of major importance to governments, industry or the general public, they cannot be properly addressed if not understood by the target audiences.
This image illustrates uplift and subsidence in Berlin, Germany, as detected by satellite radars. Different colours represent different rates of deformation. This type of information can be used by urban planning officials to ensure what areas are safe to develop, or if any structures may pose a safety risk.