The effective visualization of three dimensional (3d) datasets, both observationally and computationally sourced, is becoming common in solar physics. The paper On the visualization of three dimensional datasets by Verwichte & Galsgaard (1998) presents example plots of data from a 3d magnetohydrodynamical simulation, where depth perception is simulated using chromo-stereoscopy. The depth information is coded into the images using colours. When such images are viewed with double prism refraction ChromaDepth (TM) 3D glasses, a pronounced 3d effect is achieved. This visualization method is especially suited for working with and presenting computationally derived 3d datasets.
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Verwichte, E. and Galsgaard, K.: 1998, On the visualization of 3d datasets, Solar Physics 183, 445-448.
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Brown, D., Galsgaard, K., Ireland, J., Verwichte, E., Walsh, R.: 1999, Realisation of 3-dimensional data sets, JOSO Annu. Rep. 1998, p. 74-212: Magnetic fields and oscillations. 3rd Euroconference ASPE98 (Advances in Solar Physics Euroconference 1998), Potsdam/Caputh (Germany), 22-25 Sep 1998.
Verwichte, E. (presented by C. Foullon): 2002, Visualisation of 3d datasets, Chromo-stereoscopy, 1st STEREO Workshop, Paris, 18-20 Mar 2002.