2009 ~ Present | Geologic TimeScale Foundation, International Commission on Stratigraphy (subcommission for Stratigraphic Information)

Earth History Visualization

Goals

Building on the past Purdue-developed "TimeScale Creator" visualization system for Earth history, and brainstorm new resources which further the global mission of the nternational Comission on Stratigraphy.

Issues Involved or Addressed

Data visualization; User Interaface design; Web design; Java development

Methods and Technologies

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • HTML
  • Java
  • GD
  • Linux

Academic Majors of Interest

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Geology

Preferred Interests and Preparation

Enthusiasm to tackle innovative creative projects.
Some background in JAVA, JAVA-SCRIPT, and/or PERL is useful; but not required if one is interested to quickly learn.

Team Advisors

Prof. James Ogg
Mr. Aaron Ault

Sponsor(s)

Geologic TimeScale Foundation, International Commission on Stratigraphy (subcommission for Stratigraphic Information)