The GPlates Portal: Cloud-Based Interactive 3D Visualization of Global Geophysical and Geological Data in a Web Browser
Events
Loading … Spinner

Mendeley | Further Information

{"title"=>"The GPlates portal: Cloud-based interactive 3D visualization of global geophysical and geological data in a web browser", "type"=>"journal", "authors"=>[{"first_name"=>"R. Dietmar", "last_name"=>"Müller", "scopus_author_id"=>"55665153100"}, {"first_name"=>"Xiaodong", "last_name"=>"Qin", "scopus_author_id"=>"57188718422"}, {"first_name"=>"David T.", "last_name"=>"Sandwell", "scopus_author_id"=>"7005907476"}, {"first_name"=>"Adriana", "last_name"=>"Dutkiewicz", "scopus_author_id"=>"7003449651"}, {"first_name"=>"Simon E.", "last_name"=>"Williams", "scopus_author_id"=>"56433768400"}, {"first_name"=>"Nicolas", "last_name"=>"Flament", "scopus_author_id"=>"54386793300"}, {"first_name"=>"Stefan", "last_name"=>"Maus", "scopus_author_id"=>"7003349237"}, {"first_name"=>"Maria", "last_name"=>"Seton", "scopus_author_id"=>"55666678500"}], "year"=>2016, "source"=>"PLoS ONE", "identifiers"=>{"scopus"=>"2-s2.0-84962516340", "doi"=>"10.1371/journal.pone.0150883", "sgr"=>"84962516340", "isbn"=>"19326203", "pmid"=>"26960151", "issn"=>"19326203", "pui"=>"609034789"}, "id"=>"47d551eb-40d9-351b-83a3-4021c0133b9f", "abstract"=>"The pace of scientific discovery is being transformed by the availability of 'big data' and open access, open source software tools. These innovations open up new avenues for how scientists communicate and share data and ideas with each other and with the general public. Here, we describe our efforts to bring to life our studies of the Earth system, both at present day and through deep geological time. The GPlates Portal (portal.gplates.org) is a gateway to a series of virtual globes based on the Cesium Javascript library. The portal allows fast interactive visualization of global geophysical and geological data sets, draped over digital terrain models. The globes use WebGL for hardware-accelerated graphics and are cross-platform and cross-browser compatible with complete camera control. The globes include a visualization of a high-resolution global digital elevation model and the vertical gradient of the global gravity field, highlighting small-scale seafloor fabric such as abyssal hills, fracture zones and seamounts in unprecedented detail. The portal also features globes portraying seafloor geology and a global data set of marine magnetic anomaly identifications. The portal is specifically designed to visualize models of the Earth through geological time. These space-time globes include tectonic reconstructions of the Earth's gravity and magnetic fields, and several models of long-wavelength surface dynamic topography through time, including the interactive plotting of vertical motion histories at selected locations. The globes put the on-the-fly visualization of massive data sets at the fingertips of end-users to stimulate teaching and learning and novel avenues of inquiry.", "link"=>"http://www.mendeley.com/research/gplates-portal-cloudbased-interactive-3d-visualization-global-geophysical-geological-data-web-browse", "reader_count"=>38, "reader_count_by_academic_status"=>{"Unspecified"=>4, "Professor > Associate Professor"=>5, "Researcher"=>5, "Student > Doctoral Student"=>2, "Student > Ph. D. Student"=>7, "Student > Postgraduate"=>3, "Student > Master"=>5, "Other"=>3, "Student > Bachelor"=>3, "Professor"=>1}, "reader_count_by_user_role"=>{"Unspecified"=>4, "Professor > Associate Professor"=>5, "Researcher"=>5, "Student > Doctoral Student"=>2, "Student > Ph. D. Student"=>7, "Student > Postgraduate"=>3, "Student > Master"=>5, "Other"=>3, "Student > Bachelor"=>3, "Professor"=>1}, "reader_count_by_subject_area"=>{"Unspecified"=>6, "Engineering"=>1, "Environmental Science"=>1, "Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology"=>1, "Physics and Astronomy"=>2, "Psychology"=>1, "Social Sciences"=>2, "Computer Science"=>2, "Earth and Planetary Sciences"=>21, "Linguistics"=>1}, "reader_count_by_subdiscipline"=>{"Engineering"=>{"Engineering"=>1}, "Social Sciences"=>{"Social Sciences"=>2}, "Physics and Astronomy"=>{"Physics and Astronomy"=>2}, "Psychology"=>{"Psychology"=>1}, "Earth and Planetary Sciences"=>{"Earth and Planetary Sciences"=>21}, "Computer Science"=>{"Computer Science"=>2}, "Linguistics"=>{"Linguistics"=>1}, "Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology"=>{"Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology"=>1}, "Unspecified"=>{"Unspecified"=>6}, "Environmental Science"=>{"Environmental Science"=>1}}, "reader_count_by_country"=>{"United States"=>1, "Brazil"=>1, "Italy"=>1, "Australia"=>1, "Switzerland"=>1}, "group_count"=>1}

Scopus | Further Information

{"@_fa"=>"true", "link"=>[{"@_fa"=>"true", "@ref"=>"self", "@href"=>"https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/84962516340"}, {"@_fa"=>"true", "@ref"=>"author-affiliation", "@href"=>"https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/84962516340?field=author,affiliation"}, {"@_fa"=>"true", "@ref"=>"scopus", "@href"=>"https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?partnerID=HzOxMe3b&scp=84962516340&origin=inward"}, {"@_fa"=>"true", "@ref"=>"scopus-citedby", "@href"=>"https://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.uri?partnerID=HzOxMe3b&scp=84962516340&origin=inward"}], "prism:url"=>"https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/84962516340", "dc:identifier"=>"SCOPUS_ID:84962516340", "eid"=>"2-s2.0-84962516340", "dc:title"=>"The GPlates portal: Cloud-based interactive 3D visualization of global geophysical and geological data in a web browser", "dc:creator"=>"Müller R.", "prism:publicationName"=>"PLoS ONE", "prism:eIssn"=>"19326203", "prism:volume"=>"11", "prism:issueIdentifier"=>"3", "prism:pageRange"=>nil, "prism:coverDate"=>"2016-03-01", "prism:coverDisplayDate"=>"March 2016", "prism:doi"=>"10.1371/journal.pone.0150883", "citedby-count"=>"24", "affiliation"=>[{"@_fa"=>"true", "affilname"=>"The University of Sydney", "affiliation-city"=>"Sydney", "affiliation-country"=>"Australia"}], "pubmed-id"=>"26960151", "prism:aggregationType"=>"Journal", "subtype"=>"ar", "subtypeDescription"=>"Article", "article-number"=>"e0150883", "source-id"=>"10600153309", "openaccess"=>"1", "openaccessFlag"=>true}

Facebook

  • {"url"=>"http%3A%2F%2Fjournals.plos.org%2Fplosone%2Farticle%3Fid%3D10.1371%252Fjournal.pone.0150883", "share_count"=>5, "like_count"=>0, "comment_count"=>0, "click_count"=>0, "total_count"=>5}

Twitter

Counter

  • {"month"=>"3", "year"=>"2016", "pdf_views"=>"88", "xml_views"=>"2", "html_views"=>"595"}
  • {"month"=>"4", "year"=>"2016", "pdf_views"=>"43", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"148"}
  • {"month"=>"5", "year"=>"2016", "pdf_views"=>"32", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"185"}
  • {"month"=>"6", "year"=>"2016", "pdf_views"=>"49", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"160"}
  • {"month"=>"7", "year"=>"2016", "pdf_views"=>"55", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"137"}
  • {"month"=>"8", "year"=>"2016", "pdf_views"=>"42", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"96"}
  • {"month"=>"9", "year"=>"2016", "pdf_views"=>"33", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"127"}
  • {"month"=>"10", "year"=>"2016", "pdf_views"=>"23", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"103"}
  • {"month"=>"11", "year"=>"2016", "pdf_views"=>"11", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"161"}
  • {"month"=>"12", "year"=>"2016", "pdf_views"=>"20", "xml_views"=>"2", "html_views"=>"160"}
  • {"month"=>"1", "year"=>"2017", "pdf_views"=>"40", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"173"}
  • {"month"=>"2", "year"=>"2017", "pdf_views"=>"37", "xml_views"=>"2", "html_views"=>"159"}
  • {"month"=>"3", "year"=>"2017", "pdf_views"=>"21", "xml_views"=>"2", "html_views"=>"124"}
  • {"month"=>"4", "year"=>"2017", "pdf_views"=>"7", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"130"}
  • {"month"=>"5", "year"=>"2017", "pdf_views"=>"14", "xml_views"=>"3", "html_views"=>"90"}
  • {"month"=>"6", "year"=>"2017", "pdf_views"=>"20", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"70"}
  • {"month"=>"7", "year"=>"2017", "pdf_views"=>"26", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"53"}
  • {"month"=>"8", "year"=>"2017", "pdf_views"=>"26", "xml_views"=>"4", "html_views"=>"73"}
  • {"month"=>"9", "year"=>"2017", "pdf_views"=>"16", "xml_views"=>"2", "html_views"=>"91"}
  • {"month"=>"10", "year"=>"2017", "pdf_views"=>"19", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"180"}
  • {"month"=>"11", "year"=>"2017", "pdf_views"=>"14", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"174"}
  • {"month"=>"12", "year"=>"2017", "pdf_views"=>"19", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"180"}
  • {"month"=>"1", "year"=>"2018", "pdf_views"=>"12", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"72"}
  • {"month"=>"2", "year"=>"2018", "pdf_views"=>"13", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"75"}
  • {"month"=>"3", "year"=>"2018", "pdf_views"=>"19", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"55"}
  • {"month"=>"4", "year"=>"2018", "pdf_views"=>"27", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"60"}
  • {"month"=>"5", "year"=>"2018", "pdf_views"=>"26", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"72"}
  • {"month"=>"6", "year"=>"2018", "pdf_views"=>"8", "xml_views"=>"4", "html_views"=>"57"}
  • {"month"=>"7", "year"=>"2018", "pdf_views"=>"14", "xml_views"=>"5", "html_views"=>"47"}
  • {"month"=>"8", "year"=>"2018", "pdf_views"=>"21", "xml_views"=>"4", "html_views"=>"78"}
  • {"month"=>"9", "year"=>"2018", "pdf_views"=>"16", "xml_views"=>"2", "html_views"=>"57"}
  • {"month"=>"10", "year"=>"2018", "pdf_views"=>"33", "xml_views"=>"2", "html_views"=>"81"}
  • {"month"=>"11", "year"=>"2018", "pdf_views"=>"18", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"42"}
  • {"month"=>"12", "year"=>"2018", "pdf_views"=>"11", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"24"}
  • {"month"=>"1", "year"=>"2019", "pdf_views"=>"23", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"34"}
  • {"month"=>"2", "year"=>"2019", "pdf_views"=>"14", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"68"}
  • {"month"=>"3", "year"=>"2019", "pdf_views"=>"20", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"34"}
  • {"month"=>"4", "year"=>"2019", "pdf_views"=>"11", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"28"}
  • {"month"=>"5", "year"=>"2019", "pdf_views"=>"23", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"48"}
  • {"month"=>"6", "year"=>"2019", "pdf_views"=>"28", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"47"}
  • {"month"=>"7", "year"=>"2019", "pdf_views"=>"23", "xml_views"=>"8", "html_views"=>"28"}
  • {"month"=>"8", "year"=>"2019", "pdf_views"=>"49", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"57"}
  • {"month"=>"9", "year"=>"2019", "pdf_views"=>"26", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"17"}
  • {"month"=>"10", "year"=>"2019", "pdf_views"=>"26", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"36"}
  • {"month"=>"11", "year"=>"2019", "pdf_views"=>"31", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"39"}
  • {"month"=>"12", "year"=>"2019", "pdf_views"=>"26", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"42"}
  • {"month"=>"1", "year"=>"2020", "pdf_views"=>"25", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"27"}
  • {"month"=>"2", "year"=>"2020", "pdf_views"=>"19", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"22"}
  • {"month"=>"3", "year"=>"2020", "pdf_views"=>"20", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"16"}
  • {"month"=>"4", "year"=>"2020", "pdf_views"=>"32", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"32"}
  • {"month"=>"5", "year"=>"2020", "pdf_views"=>"41", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"25"}
  • {"month"=>"6", "year"=>"2020", "pdf_views"=>"17", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"30"}
  • {"month"=>"7", "year"=>"2020", "pdf_views"=>"19", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"27"}
  • {"month"=>"8", "year"=>"2020", "pdf_views"=>"14", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"16"}
  • {"month"=>"9", "year"=>"2020", "pdf_views"=>"14", "xml_views"=>"0", "html_views"=>"44"}
  • {"month"=>"10", "year"=>"2020", "pdf_views"=>"40", "xml_views"=>"1", "html_views"=>"25"}

Figshare

  • {"files"=>["https://ndownloader.figshare.com/files/4836394"], "description"=>"<p>Several features of interest are highlighted.</p>", "links"=>[], "tags"=>["data sets", "visualization", "Cesium Javascript library", "GPlates Portal", "globes use WebGL", "source software tools", "portal", "model"], "article_id"=>3112513, "categories"=>["Evolutionary Biology", "Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified", "Cancer", "Inorganic Chemistry", "Science Policy"], "users"=>["R. Dietmar Müller", "Xiaodong Qin", "David T. Sandwell", "Adriana Dutkiewicz", "Simon E. Williams", "Nicolas Flament", "Stefan Maus", "Maria Seton"], "doi"=>"https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883.g004", "stats"=>{"downloads"=>0, "page_views"=>0, "likes"=>0}, "figshare_url"=>"https://figshare.com/articles/Cesium_globe_view_of_seafloor_sediment_types_draped_over_a_digital_elevation_model_with_an_overlay_of_major_rivers_blue_lines_/3112513", "title"=>"Cesium globe view of seafloor sediment types draped over a digital elevation model with an overlay of major rivers (blue lines).", "pos_in_sequence"=>5, "defined_type"=>1, "published_date"=>"2016-03-09 11:27:08"}
  • {"files"=>["https://ndownloader.figshare.com/files/4836397"], "description"=>"<p>Impact-generated multi-ring gravity anomalies can be used to compute the impact’s size and other characteristics [<a href=\"http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883#pone.0150883.ref021\" target=\"_blank\">21</a>]. The image also reveals the buried extinct Jurassic mid-ocean ridge (MOR) of the Gulf of Mexico [<a href=\"http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883#pone.0150883.ref014\" target=\"_blank\">14</a>].</p>", "links"=>[], "tags"=>["data sets", "visualization", "Cesium Javascript library", "GPlates Portal", "globes use WebGL", "source software tools", "portal", "model"], "article_id"=>3112516, "categories"=>["Evolutionary Biology", "Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified", "Cancer", "Inorganic Chemistry", "Science Policy"], "users"=>["R. Dietmar Müller", "Xiaodong Qin", "David T. Sandwell", "Adriana Dutkiewicz", "Simon E. Williams", "Nicolas Flament", "Stefan Maus", "Maria Seton"], "doi"=>"https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883.g005", "stats"=>{"downloads"=>0, "page_views"=>0, "likes"=>0}, "figshare_url"=>"https://figshare.com/articles/Cesium_globe_southeastward_view_of_the_Gulf_of_Mexico_and_the_Yucatan_Peninsula_where_the_vertical_gravity_gradient_grid_overlain_by_a_digital_elevation_model_reveals_the_buried_circular_structure_related_to_the_Chicxulub_Impact_Crater_CIC_that_led_to_the/3112516", "title"=>"Cesium globe southeastward view of the Gulf of Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula where the vertical gravity gradient grid, overlain by a digital elevation model, reveals the buried circular structure related to the Chicxulub Impact Crater (CIC) that led to the extinction of the dinosaurs and many other species, straddling the coastline of the Yucatan Peninsula [21].", "pos_in_sequence"=>6, "defined_type"=>1, "published_date"=>"2016-03-09 11:27:08"}
  • {"files"=>["https://ndownloader.figshare.com/files/4836400"], "description"=>"<p>The observer location is south of New Zealand looking westward at the Southern Ocean, with Antarctica on the southern side and Australia on northern side in each image.</p>", "links"=>[], "tags"=>["data sets", "visualization", "Cesium Javascript library", "GPlates Portal", "globes use WebGL", "source software tools", "portal", "model"], "article_id"=>3112519, "categories"=>["Evolutionary Biology", "Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified", "Cancer", "Inorganic Chemistry", "Science Policy"], "users"=>["R. Dietmar Müller", "Xiaodong Qin", "David T. Sandwell", "Adriana Dutkiewicz", "Simon E. Williams", "Nicolas Flament", "Stefan Maus", "Maria Seton"], "doi"=>"https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883.g006", "stats"=>{"downloads"=>0, "page_views"=>0, "likes"=>0}, "figshare_url"=>"https://figshare.com/articles/Identical_view_illustrating_the_difference_between_the_EMAG2_version_with_directional_gridding_top_and_with_isotropic_gridding_bottom_/3112519", "title"=>"Identical view illustrating the difference between the EMAG2 version with directional gridding (top) and with isotropic gridding (bottom).", "pos_in_sequence"=>7, "defined_type"=>1, "published_date"=>"2016-03-09 11:27:08"}
  • {"files"=>["https://ndownloader.figshare.com/files/4836403"], "description"=>"<p>Colored circles represent individual magnetic anomaly identifications color-coded by magnetic chron name. Seafloor-spreading between Africa and South America is represented by the magnetic anomaly picks in the South Atlantic, between Africa and Antarctica along the Southwest Indian Ridge, between South America and Antarctica in the Weddell Sea and several episodes of back-arc basin opening in the Scotia Sea.</p>", "links"=>[], "tags"=>["data sets", "visualization", "Cesium Javascript library", "GPlates Portal", "globes use WebGL", "source software tools", "portal", "model"], "article_id"=>3112522, "categories"=>["Evolutionary Biology", "Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified", "Cancer", "Inorganic Chemistry", "Science Policy"], "users"=>["R. Dietmar Müller", "Xiaodong Qin", "David T. Sandwell", "Adriana Dutkiewicz", "Simon E. Williams", "Nicolas Flament", "Stefan Maus", "Maria Seton"], "doi"=>"https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883.g007", "stats"=>{"downloads"=>0, "page_views"=>0, "likes"=>0}, "figshare_url"=>"https://figshare.com/articles/Cesium_globe_of_the_magnetic_anomaly_identification_data_25_focussed_on_the_South_Atlantic_/3112522", "title"=>"Cesium globe of the magnetic anomaly identification data [25] focussed on the South Atlantic.", "pos_in_sequence"=>8, "defined_type"=>1, "published_date"=>"2016-03-09 11:27:08"}
  • {"files"=>["https://ndownloader.figshare.com/files/4836409"], "description"=>"<p>Cesium globe illustrating a reconstruction of the combined marine and continental gravity grid at 100 million years ago, centered on the western Gondwana continents, including South America on the left and Africa on the right.</p>", "links"=>[], "tags"=>["data sets", "visualization", "Cesium Javascript library", "GPlates Portal", "globes use WebGL", "source software tools", "portal", "model"], "article_id"=>3112528, "categories"=>["Evolutionary Biology", "Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified", "Cancer", "Inorganic Chemistry", "Science Policy"], "users"=>["R. Dietmar Müller", "Xiaodong Qin", "David T. Sandwell", "Adriana Dutkiewicz", "Simon E. Williams", "Nicolas Flament", "Stefan Maus", "Maria Seton"], "doi"=>"https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883.g008", "stats"=>{"downloads"=>0, "page_views"=>0, "likes"=>0}, "figshare_url"=>"https://figshare.com/articles/Cesium_globe_illustrating_a_reconstruction_of_the_combined_marine_and_continental_gravity_grid_at_100_million_years_ago_centered_on_the_western_Gondwana_continents_including_South_America_on_the_left_and_Africa_on_the_right_/3112528", "title"=>"Cesium globe illustrating a reconstruction of the combined marine and continental gravity grid at 100 million years ago, centered on the western Gondwana continents, including South America on the left and Africa on the right.", "pos_in_sequence"=>9, "defined_type"=>1, "published_date"=>"2016-03-09 11:27:08"}
  • {"files"=>["https://ndownloader.figshare.com/files/4836421"], "description"=>"<p>A. 2D-map view of global dynamic topography in the mantle frame of reference at 80 Ma for case 1 of ref. 31. Reconstructed coastlines are shown in black, subduction zones in blue (triangles indicate dip direction), mid-ocean ridges and transform faults in red, deforming areas in grey, and surface velocities as white vectors. B. 2D-map view of global dynamic topography in the plate frame of reference at 80 Ma, with present-day coastlines in black. C. Evolution of dynamic topography along the East Brazil Rift System (dark-red rectangle in B).</p>", "links"=>[], "tags"=>["data sets", "visualization", "Cesium Javascript library", "GPlates Portal", "globes use WebGL", "source software tools", "portal", "model"], "article_id"=>3112531, "categories"=>["Evolutionary Biology", "Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified", "Cancer", "Inorganic Chemistry", "Science Policy"], "users"=>["R. Dietmar Müller", "Xiaodong Qin", "David T. Sandwell", "Adriana Dutkiewicz", "Simon E. Williams", "Nicolas Flament", "Stefan Maus", "Maria Seton"], "doi"=>"https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883.g009", "stats"=>{"downloads"=>0, "page_views"=>0, "likes"=>0}, "figshare_url"=>"https://figshare.com/articles/The_GPlates_Portal_Cloud_Based_Interactive_3D_Visualization_of_Global_Geophysical_and_Geological_Data_in_a_Web_Browser_Fig_9/3112531", "title"=>"The GPlates Portal: Cloud-Based Interactive 3D Visualization of Global Geophysical and Geological Data in a Web Browser - Fig 9", "pos_in_sequence"=>10, "defined_type"=>1, "published_date"=>"2016-03-09 11:27:08"}
  • {"files"=>["https://ndownloader.figshare.com/files/4836379", "https://ndownloader.figshare.com/files/4836382"], "description"=>"<div><p>The pace of scientific discovery is being transformed by the availability of ‘big data’ and open access, open source software tools. These innovations open up new avenues for how scientists communicate and share data and ideas with each other and with the general public. Here, we describe our efforts to bring to life our studies of the Earth system, both at present day and through deep geological time. The GPlates Portal (portal.gplates.org) is a gateway to a series of virtual globes based on the Cesium Javascript library. The portal allows fast interactive visualization of global geophysical and geological data sets, draped over digital terrain models. The globes use WebGL for hardware-accelerated graphics and are cross-platform and cross-browser compatible with complete camera control. The globes include a visualization of a high-resolution global digital elevation model and the vertical gradient of the global gravity field, highlighting small-scale seafloor fabric such as abyssal hills, fracture zones and seamounts in unprecedented detail. The portal also features globes portraying seafloor geology and a global data set of marine magnetic anomaly identifications. The portal is specifically designed to visualize models of the Earth through geological time. These space-time globes include tectonic reconstructions of the Earth’s gravity and magnetic fields, and several models of long-wavelength surface dynamic topography through time, including the interactive plotting of vertical motion histories at selected locations. The globes put the on-the-fly visualization of massive data sets at the fingertips of end-users to stimulate teaching and learning and novel avenues of inquiry.</p></div>", "links"=>[], "tags"=>["data sets", "visualization", "Cesium Javascript library", "GPlates Portal", "globes use WebGL", "source software tools", "portal", "model"], "article_id"=>3112501, "categories"=>["Evolutionary Biology", "Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified", "Cancer", "Inorganic Chemistry", "Science Policy"], "users"=>["R. Dietmar Müller", "Xiaodong Qin", "David T. Sandwell", "Adriana Dutkiewicz", "Simon E. Williams", "Nicolas Flament", "Stefan Maus", "Maria Seton"], "doi"=>["https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883.s001", "https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883.s002"], "stats"=>{"downloads"=>2, "page_views"=>1, "likes"=>0}, "figshare_url"=>"https://figshare.com/articles/The_GPlates_Portal_Cloud_Based_Interactive_3D_Visualization_of_Global_Geophysical_and_Geological_Data_in_a_Web_Browser/3112501", "title"=>"The GPlates Portal: Cloud-Based Interactive 3D Visualization of Global Geophysical and Geological Data in a Web Browser", "pos_in_sequence"=>1, "defined_type"=>4, "published_date"=>"2016-03-09 11:27:08"}
  • {"files"=>["https://ndownloader.figshare.com/files/4836385"], "description"=>"<p>A three-layered architecture consists of presentation, logic and data layers. The presentation layer includes the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the main canvas for 3D rendering. The logic layer contains a number of web services written in Python and deployed in Django Web Framework [<a href=\"http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883#pone.0150883.ref007\" target=\"_blank\">7</a>]. The data layer focuses on the storage and retrieval of data.</p>", "links"=>[], "tags"=>["data sets", "visualization", "Cesium Javascript library", "GPlates Portal", "globes use WebGL", "source software tools", "portal", "model"], "article_id"=>3112504, "categories"=>["Evolutionary Biology", "Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified", "Cancer", "Inorganic Chemistry", "Science Policy"], "users"=>["R. Dietmar Müller", "Xiaodong Qin", "David T. Sandwell", "Adriana Dutkiewicz", "Simon E. Williams", "Nicolas Flament", "Stefan Maus", "Maria Seton"], "doi"=>"https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883.g001", "stats"=>{"downloads"=>0, "page_views"=>0, "likes"=>0}, "figshare_url"=>"https://figshare.com/articles/The_GPlates_Portal_s_multilayered_architecture_/3112504", "title"=>"The GPlates Portal’s multilayered architecture.", "pos_in_sequence"=>2, "defined_type"=>1, "published_date"=>"2016-03-09 11:27:08"}
  • {"files"=>["https://ndownloader.figshare.com/files/4836388"], "description"=>"<p>The details involved in this workflow are summarized in <a href=\"http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883#pone.0150883.s002\" target=\"_blank\">S1 Text</a>.</p>", "links"=>[], "tags"=>["data sets", "visualization", "Cesium Javascript library", "GPlates Portal", "globes use WebGL", "source software tools", "portal", "model"], "article_id"=>3112507, "categories"=>["Evolutionary Biology", "Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified", "Cancer", "Inorganic Chemistry", "Science Policy"], "users"=>["R. Dietmar Müller", "Xiaodong Qin", "David T. Sandwell", "Adriana Dutkiewicz", "Simon E. Williams", "Nicolas Flament", "Stefan Maus", "Maria Seton"], "doi"=>"https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883.g002", "stats"=>{"downloads"=>0, "page_views"=>0, "likes"=>0}, "figshare_url"=>"https://figshare.com/articles/Workflow_for_designing_a_virtual_globe_/3112507", "title"=>"Workflow for designing a virtual globe.", "pos_in_sequence"=>3, "defined_type"=>1, "published_date"=>"2016-03-09 11:27:08"}
  • {"files"=>["https://ndownloader.figshare.com/files/4836391"], "description"=>"<p>Recently added multibeam bathymetry data have substantially increased resolution of small-scale features in this region.</p>", "links"=>[], "tags"=>["data sets", "visualization", "Cesium Javascript library", "GPlates Portal", "globes use WebGL", "source software tools", "portal", "model"], "article_id"=>3112510, "categories"=>["Evolutionary Biology", "Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified", "Cancer", "Inorganic Chemistry", "Science Policy"], "users"=>["R. Dietmar Müller", "Xiaodong Qin", "David T. Sandwell", "Adriana Dutkiewicz", "Simon E. Williams", "Nicolas Flament", "Stefan Maus", "Maria Seton"], "doi"=>"https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0150883.g003", "stats"=>{"downloads"=>1, "page_views"=>1, "likes"=>0}, "figshare_url"=>"https://figshare.com/articles/SRTM15_PLUS_Cesium_globe_northward_view_of_the_region_around_the_Mariana_Arc_and_Trench_/3112510", "title"=>"SRTM15 PLUS Cesium globe northward view of the region around the Mariana Arc and Trench.", "pos_in_sequence"=>4, "defined_type"=>1, "published_date"=>"2016-03-09 11:27:08"}

PMC Usage Stats | Further Information

  • {"unique-ip"=>"1", "full-text"=>"1", "pdf"=>"1", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2016", "month"=>"3"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"10", "full-text"=>"10", "pdf"=>"0", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"1", "supp-data"=>"1", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2016", "month"=>"4"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"24", "full-text"=>"29", "pdf"=>"6", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"12", "supp-data"=>"2", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2016", "month"=>"5"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"16", "full-text"=>"15", "pdf"=>"4", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"10", "supp-data"=>"1", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2016", "month"=>"6"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"20", "full-text"=>"22", "pdf"=>"2", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"4", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2016", "month"=>"7"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"20", "full-text"=>"20", "pdf"=>"1", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"1", "supp-data"=>"3", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2016", "month"=>"8"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"21", "full-text"=>"21", "pdf"=>"0", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"11", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2016", "month"=>"9"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"17", "full-text"=>"17", "pdf"=>"2", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"1", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2016", "month"=>"10"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"13", "full-text"=>"13", "pdf"=>"1", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2016", "month"=>"11"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"4", "full-text"=>"4", "pdf"=>"0", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2016", "month"=>"12"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"10", "full-text"=>"12", "pdf"=>"1", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"1", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2017", "month"=>"1"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"21", "full-text"=>"34", "pdf"=>"1", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"24", "supp-data"=>"7", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2017", "month"=>"2"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"17", "full-text"=>"18", "pdf"=>"1", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2017", "month"=>"3"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"11", "full-text"=>"8", "pdf"=>"5", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"1", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2017", "month"=>"4"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"13", "full-text"=>"14", "pdf"=>"0", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"2", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2017", "month"=>"5"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"11", "full-text"=>"10", "pdf"=>"1", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"4", "supp-data"=>"1", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2017", "month"=>"6"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"6", "full-text"=>"10", "pdf"=>"0", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"1", "supp-data"=>"1", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2017", "month"=>"7"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"9", "full-text"=>"11", "pdf"=>"1", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"1", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2017", "month"=>"8"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"12", "full-text"=>"13", "pdf"=>"2", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"1", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2017", "month"=>"9"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"28", "full-text"=>"28", "pdf"=>"4", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"7", "supp-data"=>"4", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2017", "month"=>"10"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"19", "full-text"=>"22", "pdf"=>"0", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"2", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2017", "month"=>"11"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"18", "full-text"=>"19", "pdf"=>"2", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"2", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2017", "month"=>"12"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"18", "full-text"=>"14", "pdf"=>"4", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"3", "supp-data"=>"1", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2018", "month"=>"1"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"11", "full-text"=>"12", "pdf"=>"1", "abstract"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"1", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2018", "month"=>"3"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"17", "full-text"=>"16", "pdf"=>"2", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"1", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2019", "month"=>"1"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"17", "full-text"=>"12", "pdf"=>"7", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"1", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2018", "month"=>"11"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"12", "full-text"=>"17", "pdf"=>"1", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2018", "month"=>"9"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"20", "full-text"=>"19", "pdf"=>"2", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2018", "month"=>"4"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"11", "full-text"=>"11", "pdf"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2018", "month"=>"5"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"20", "full-text"=>"20", "pdf"=>"1", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"3", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2018", "month"=>"6"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"15", "full-text"=>"15", "pdf"=>"1", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"1", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2018", "month"=>"12"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"21", "full-text"=>"22", "pdf"=>"1", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"3", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2018", "month"=>"7"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"16", "full-text"=>"17", "pdf"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"2", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2018", "month"=>"10"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"9", "full-text"=>"10", "pdf"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2018", "month"=>"8"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"13", "full-text"=>"15", "pdf"=>"0", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2019", "month"=>"2"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"16", "full-text"=>"13", "pdf"=>"4", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2019", "month"=>"3"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"10", "full-text"=>"15", "pdf"=>"1", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"3", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2019", "month"=>"4"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"15", "full-text"=>"14", "pdf"=>"2", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2019", "month"=>"5"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"22", "full-text"=>"23", "pdf"=>"1", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"2", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2019", "month"=>"8"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"23", "full-text"=>"24", "pdf"=>"3", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2019", "month"=>"9"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"28", "full-text"=>"33", "pdf"=>"1", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"2", "supp-data"=>"5", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2019", "month"=>"10"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"17", "full-text"=>"17", "pdf"=>"6", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2019", "month"=>"12"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"27", "full-text"=>"24", "pdf"=>"7", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"3", "supp-data"=>"2", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2020", "month"=>"2"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"32", "full-text"=>"31", "pdf"=>"3", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"1", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2020", "month"=>"3"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"23", "full-text"=>"21", "pdf"=>"3", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"4", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2020", "month"=>"4"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"23", "full-text"=>"23", "pdf"=>"7", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"18", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"1", "year"=>"2020", "month"=>"5"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"25", "full-text"=>"31", "pdf"=>"4", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"2", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2020", "month"=>"6"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"15", "full-text"=>"16", "pdf"=>"4", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"2", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2020", "month"=>"7"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"8", "full-text"=>"6", "pdf"=>"2", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"1", "year"=>"2020", "month"=>"8"}
  • {"unique-ip"=>"9", "full-text"=>"7", "pdf"=>"2", "scanned-summary"=>"0", "scanned-page-browse"=>"0", "figure"=>"0", "supp-data"=>"0", "cited-by"=>"0", "year"=>"2020", "month"=>"9"}

Relative Metric

{"start_date"=>"2016-01-01T00:00:00Z", "end_date"=>"2016-12-31T00:00:00Z", "subject_areas"=>[]}
Loading … Spinner
There are currently no alerts