In today’s visual world, simulated images, or visualizations, are often much more effective than charts and graphs in conveying the impacts of coastal change and development. Visualizations can help the decision-making process by spurring interest and involvement among stakeholders.
This document focuses primarily on the particularly powerful photorealistic visualization and introduces key concepts surrounding visualization. Topics include
The NOAA Coastal Services Center offers assistance on creating photorealistic visualizations. Services include assistance on using CanVis visualization software to guidance on incorporating visualizations into your work with stakeholders. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.