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Lecture, front page; Runoff of meltwater from land-based glaciers to the Barents Sea
Published Nov. 26, 2020 2:03 PM

Interview with Louise Steffensen Schmidt (The Nansen Legacy), Postdoc at the Dept. of Geosciences, University of Oslo. Recently, she presented her research work in the lecture: Variability in glacier meltwater runoff to the Barents Sea, at the 3rd Nansen Legacy annual meeting, 10-12 Nov. 2020.

The surface of Mars: Upper a rainbow-like colour scale, “MOLA” and below the scientific colour scale, “lajolla”. Find more examples in supplementary data in Crameri et al. 2020. Figure: Crameri/Shephard/Heron
Published Oct. 28, 2020 3:03 PM

Colours are often used in figures, diagrams and maps in natural science to show results and data. But choose the right combination of colours so that they not distort your figures. So how do you pick the right colour and colour scale? Get some help from scientists who are specially interested in colour scales, modeling and visualization of science.