• A New Concept of Multi-Scenario, Multi-Component Animated Maps for the Visualization of Spatio-Temporal Landscape Evolution 

      Opach, Tomasz; Midtbø, Terje; Nossum, Alexander Salveson (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      In this paper, we propose a new approach to the presentation of the spatio-temporal evolution of landscape using a multi-component multi-scenario animated map system. The concept of multi-scenario map was introduced with ...
    • Augmenting the usability of parallel coordinate plot: The polyline glyphs 

      Opach, Tomasz; Rød, Jan Ketil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Polyline glyphs are minimized thumbnails of polylines from parallel coordinates. Since such glyphs may augment the usability of parallel coordinates, the authors investigate whether there are benefits to be derived from ...
    • Befolkningsutvikling i masseutvandringens tid Trøndelag 1866–1914 

      Lindbekk, Kari; Opach, Tomasz (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      This article focuses on emigration as part of demographic development in the region of Trøndelag and in its municipalities in the period 1866–1914. We have created maps presenting comparable information for the municipalities ...
    • Breaking the Eyes: How Do Users Get Started with a Coordinated and Multiple Views Geovisualization Tool? 

      Golebiowska, Izabela; Opach, Tomasz; Rød, Jan Ketil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Maps are frequently combined with data displays in the form of coordinated and multiple views (CMV). Although CMV are valuable geovisualization tools, novice users may find them complex and thus require explanation. However, ...
    • Citizen Sensing Stakeholder Interaction Manual 

      Wilk, Julie; Neset, Tina-Simone; Andersson, Lotta; Conceição, Paulo; Gonçalves, Paula; Graça, Marisa; Maarse, Maaike J.; Malafaya, Filipa; Opach, Tomasz; Monteiro, Ana; Rød, Jan Ketil; Cruz, Sara Santos; Wikner, Jacob J.; Zijderveld, Annette (Research report, 2021)
    • Climate change effects at your doorstep: Geographic visualization to support Nordic homeowners in adapting to climate change 

      Neset, Tina-Simone; Glaas, Erik; Ballantyne, Anne Gammelgaard; Linnér, Björn-Ola; Opach, Tomasz; Navarra, Carlo; Johansson, Jimmy; Bohman, Anna; Rød, Jan Ketil; Goodsite, Michael Evan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The complexity of climate information, particularly as related to climate scenarios, impacts, and action alternatives, poses significant challenges for science communication. This study presents a geographic visualization ...
    • Decision support for adaptive action - assessing the potential of geographic visualization 

      Bohman, Anna; Neset, Tina-Simone; Opach, Tomasz; Rød, Jan Ketil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      This study explores the role of geographic visualization for supporting the implementation of climate change adaptation. Interviews and group discussions with planners and decision makers indicate that geographic visualization ...
    • Developing a dashboard visualizing compensation data on damages caused by extreme events 

      Opach, Tomasz; Rød, Jan Ketil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      As a response to the demand for visualization supporting climate change adaptation, we present a visual dashboard that visualizes insurance compensation data on damages caused by weather-related extreme events. Open access ...
    • Evaluering av INSITU skogbrannøvelse 

      Munkvold, Bjørn Erik; Gjøsæter, Terje; Hagen, Dag Auby; Opach, Tomasz; Pilemalm, Sofie Elisabeth; Radianti, Jaziar; Rustenberg, Kjetil; Rød, Jan Ketil; Snaprud, Mikael; Steen-Tveit, Kristine (Research report, 2021)
      SAMRISK-prosjektet INSITU ledet av Senter for integrert krisehåndtering (CIEM) ved Universitetet i Agder arrangerte en digital tabletop-øvelse 7.-8. april 2021. Hensikt med øvelsen var å gi erfaring med hvordan situasjonsbilde ...
    • Facilitating climate change adaptation through communication: Insights from the development of a visualization tool 

      Glaas, Erik; Ballantyne, Anne Gammelgaard; Neset, Tina-Simone; Linnér, Björn-Ola; Navarra, Carlo; Johansson, Jimmy; Opach, Tomasz; Rød, Jan Ketil; Goodsite, Michael E. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Climate change communication on anticipated impacts and adaptive responses is frequently presented as an effective means to facilitate implementation of adaptation to mitigate risks to residential buildings. However, it ...
    • For your eyes only? Evaluating a coordinated and multiple views tool with a map, a parallel coordinated plot and a table using an eye-tracking approach 

      Gołębiowska, Izabela; Opach, Tomasz; Rød, Jan Ketil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Geographic visualization tools with coordinated and multiple views (CMV) typically provide sets of visualization methods. Such configuration gives users the possibility of investigating data in various visual contexts; ...
    • Map-based interfaces for common operational picture 

      Opach, Tomasz; Rød, Jan Ketil; Munkvold, Bjørn Erik; Radianti, Jaziar; Steen-Tveit, Kristine; Grottenberg, Lars Ole (Chapter, 2020)
      Common operationalpicture (COP) map-based interfacesdisplay operational information to support integrationofemergency responders. Such interfacesintegrate different subsystems and present the resulting information into an ...
    • Pedestrian routing and perspectives: Wayfinder's route down the lane – come on with the rain 

      Opach, Tomasz; Navarra, Carlo; Rød, Jan Ketil; Neset, Tina-Simone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      People living in urban areas are often exposed to heat and inundation caused by heavy rains. Therefore, pedestrian routing in areas exposed to weather-related threats can be of value to citizens. In this study, water ...
    • A progressive development of a visual analysis interface of climate-related VGI 

      Navarra, Carlo; Vrotsou, Katerina; Opach, Tomasz; Joling, Almar; Wilk, Julie; Neset, Tina-Simone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      This paper describes the progressive development of three approaches of successively increasing analytic functionality for visually exploring and analysing climate-related volunteered geographic information. The information ...
    • Project report: Requirements specification 

      Munkvold, Bjørn Erik; Opach, Tomasz; Radianti, Jaziar; Rød, Jan Ketil; Snaprud, Mikael; Grottenberg, Lars Ole; Pilemalm, Sofie; Bunker, Deborah; Majchrzak, Tim A.; Hagen, Dag Auby; Moen, Eivind; Steen-Tveit, Kristine (Research report, 2020)
      The SAMRISK project “Sharing incident and threat information for common situational understanding“ (INSITU) commenced in May 2019. The INSITU project develops solutions for establishing a common situational understanding ...
    • Seeking commonalities of community resilience to natural hazards: A cluster analysis approach 

      Opach, Tomasz; Scherzer, Sabrina Stefanie Claudia; Lujala, Päivi; Rød, Jan Ketil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The aim of the study on which the article is based was to identify groups of communities with similar resilience profiles, using Norwegian municipalities as a case. The authors used a set of socioeconomic and environmental ...
    • Sharing Incident and Threat Information for Common Situational Understanding 

      Munkvold, Bjørn Erik; Radianti, Jaziar; Rød, Jan Ketil; Opach, Tomasz; Snaprud, Mikael; Pilemalm, Sofie; Bunker, Deborah (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This paper presents the INSITU research project initiated to provide a systematic approach for effective sharing, integration and use of information from different sources, to establish a common operational picture (COP) ...
    • Star and polyline glyphs in a grid plot and on a map display: which perform better? 

      Opach, Tomasz; Popelka, Stanislav; Dolezalova, Jitka; Rød, Jan Ketil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Glyphs are small geometric shapes that in geovisualization are often used to represent multidimensional spatial data. The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of their two 10 types – star and polyline ...
    • Three core activities toward a relevant Integrated vulnerability assessment: validate, visualize, and negotiate 

      Rød, Jan Ketil; Opach, Tomasz; Neset, Tina-Simone (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Future climate in the Nordic countries is expected to become 'warmer, wetter, and wilder', and this will probably cause more extreme weather events. Therefore, local authorities need to improve their ability to assess ...
    • Towards a Route Planner Supporting Pedestrian Navigation in Hazard Exposed Urban Areas 

      Opach, Tomasz; Navarra, Carlo; Rød, Jan Ketil; Neset, Tina-Simone (Chapter, 2020)
      This study aimsto design a routeplanner functionality that includesreal-time context information from physical sensors and citizen observations to support pedestrian navigation in urban areas exposed to extreme heat and ...