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Welcome

Ocean Virtual Laboratory allows you to view satellite observations interactively."

If you have used it before 2016-08-24, make sure to empty your browser's cache to get the latest version.

With the tools below, you can choose which data to display on the map and compare it with previous observations."

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Timeline

The Timeline is used to show the layers of data related to the selected date.

To do this, you can move the sliders, setting the desired day.

You can also see the time variations by running the animation.

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Paggination controls

When there's too much datasets (more than 100 by default), they get split into pages (of size 100 by default).

The number of currently displayed datasets is shown between the two buttons.

You can use the left and right buttons to change the displayed page.

You can also use the hotkeys SHIFT+B and SHIFT+N.

You can click on the displayed count to show this message again.

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Products

On the Products panel you can choose the products to show as layers on the map.

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Map

There are several ways to scale the desired region on the Map.

To move around the map you can just drag it by mouse.

To zoom:

  • Use the mouse wheel
  • Use the zoom button on the right side of the screen
  • Double-click on the map (this will zoom in the region, centered at the click point)
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Toolbar

The Toolbar provides additional features for interaction with the service.

  • Products: manage the visibility of layers and datasets.
  • Hotspots: manage bookmarked application states.
  • Share: allows you to get a short url for the current region.
  • Settings: choice of display theme, region, etc.
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The Ocean Virtual Laboratory tutorial is finished!

All the tools can be used in any order.

Now you can continue to explore by yourself!

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Help

Hotkey Feature
SHIFT + Find the previous dataset
SHIFT + Find the next dataset
SHIFT + Bring the selected dataset one level closer
SHIFT + Push the selected dataset one level further
SHIFT + M / - Reduce the opacity of the selected dataset by 10%
SHIFT + P / + Increase the opacity of the selected dataset by 10%
SHIFT + BACKSPACE Toggle the visibility of the selected dataset
ALT + SHIFT + M / - Reduce the opacity of the selected product by 10%
ALT + SHIFT + P / + Increase the opacity of the selected product by 10%
ALT + SHIFT + BACKSPACE Toggle the visibility of the selected product
SHIFT + C Center the selected dataset in the timeline
SHIFT + I Toggle display of product name in vector fields info panel
SHIFT + F Toggle the visibility of the user interface's panels
SHIFT + S Toggle the visibility of the datasets' shapes
SHIFT + T Enable/disable the transect/extract tools
SHIFT + B Show previous datasets (100 by default)
SHIFT + N Show next datasets (100 by default)
INSERT When using the modify user shapes tool, toggle the editing mode between vertex edition and shape transformation
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