Proposal of Lunar GIS With Visualized and Auditory Data of Japan's Lunar Explorer "KAGUYA (SELENE)"

Date Added: Jan 2010
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This paper describes an application of a geographical information system with visualized and signification lunar remote sensing data provided by Japan's lunar explorer (SELENE "KAGUYA"). Web based GIS is a very powerful tool which lunar scientists can use to visualize and access remote sensing data with other geospatial information. We discuss enhancement of the pseudo-colored visual map presentation of lunar topographical altimetry data derived from LALT and the map of the data to several sound parameters (Interval, harmony, and tempo). This paper describes an overview of this GIS with a sonification system, called "Moonbell".