SOS Explorer by NOAA Science On a Sphere (Universal)
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Released: Aug 12, 2019
Version: 1.0
Size: 348 MB
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SOS Explorer

NOAA Science On a Sphere
SOS Explorer (SOSx) Mobile is a free, flat screen mobile app version of the popular NOAA Science On a Sphere (SOS). This revolutionary software takes SOS datasets, usually only seen on a 6-foot sphere in large museum spaces, and makes them accessible, portable, and interactive anywhere. SOSx Mobile can immerse the user in animated images such as Saturn’s rings, atmospheric storms, climate change, and ocean temperatures to help explain sometimes complex environmental processes in a way that is intuitive, captivating, interactive, and entertaining. A desktop version, called SOS Explorer, is also available. Contact getsos.gsd@noaa.gov to purchase the exhibit-quality desktop application, which includes VR, real-time data, and the ability to add your own content.

Features include:

• Streaming, high-resolution datasets
• Educational videos
• User-guided tours
• Analysis tools
• 100+ datasets
• Global and flat map views

Sample datasets:

• Recent Hurricane Seasons
• Bird Migration
• Earthquake Activity
• Snow and Ice
• Ocean Currents
• Historical Tsunamis
• Facebook Friendships
• Air Traffic
• Planets of the Solar System
• Climate Change Models
• 360 Underwater Imagery
• Narrated Movies
• ...and so much more!
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + SOS Explorer is a highly rated app (5-star).
  • + The app is free.
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