Data and model comparisons

This is the web interface for the visualization of observational data and results of several model run results.

Please review the default selections below and make your changes.

To start the graphics program click the Update Plot button. The resulting image will be displayed at this location of the page.

Should the result be a black image, then the graphics program encountered a programming error. Please report the set of input parameters used.

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  Update Plot will update (generate) the plot with the chosen time and plot parameters below.
This will take some time (typically 10-30s) as data are read in and processed.

Start: Year:  Month:  Day:  Hour:  Minute:  Second: 
  to End: Year:  Month:  Day:  Hour:  Minute:  Second: 

Choose Quantity to be displayed: 

Plot Options:
Image magnification 
Line thickness (EPS image output only)
Character thickness  (all annotations)
Thickeness of Observation Data overplot (0: obs. data appears behind model results) 
New: Logarithmic Y axis  (when log scale is selected, skills are calculated from the logarithm of observation and model values)
New: Apply lower limit to data  Minimum value:
New: Apply upper limit to data  Maximum value:
Vertical offset between data and model traces: (≠0: stack plot)

     Lock plot range:
       Min.:   Max.:

     Show scores  
    Event ocurrence analysis:    Event Window Length [min]:     Event threshold value for |IO|: 

Select model settings
  1_SWMF:   BATSRUS 7.73, 2M cells, CCMC
  2_SWMF:   BATSRUS 7.73, 700k cells (real-time setup), CCMC
  3_SWMF:   BATSRUS 8.01 with RCM, 2M cells, CCMC
  4_SWMF:   BATSRUS 8.01, 3 M cells, CCMC
  5_SWMF:   BATSRUS 8.01 with RCM, 3M cells, CCMC
  9_SWMF:   SWMF.v20110131, ~1 mln cells with RCM, 1/4 Re res. out to 8 Re real time on 64 processors at CCMC (DeltaB, Dst from CCMC processing CalcDeltaB)
  3_OPENGGCM:   OpenGGCM 3.1, Alexander Vapirev's submission, subtracted GSE_OpenGGCM dipole, added GSE dipole
  4_OPENGGCM:   OpenGGCM 4.0, 3.882M cells, real-time setting, with updating dipole
  2_LFM-MIX:   LTR 2.1-1, LFM+MIX, ~163K cells, CCMC (2011), Delta-B calculation with FAC up to R=3.5 (Jan. 4, 2013)

  Reset Form will reset changes to the defaults specified by the previous run of this script.
  Update Plot will update (generate) the plot with the chosen time and plot parameters above.

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