Paul Meyer has a B.S. and M.S. in Meteorology and an M.S. in Computer Science. He has served as a team member at NASA MSFC, and is now serving in an Emeritus position. His interests have been in scientific data visualization and image processing. He has conducted research in precipitation systems using weather radar and has developed algorithms to determine vortex centers for tornadic storm cells. He performed image analysis work for the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger investigation and for the 2003 Space Shuttle Columbia accident. He is the co-developer of the Video Image Stabilization and Registration (VISAR) technique which earned NASA's 2003 Commercial Invention of the Year award. VISAR was developed in response to a request from the FBI to assist them in the investigation of the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Park bombings. Additionally, he and the VISAR technology have been inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame and VISAR has won numerous other awards. Mr. Meyer holds five United States patents and one Australian and one Mexican patent. Mr. Meyer develops interactive visualization techniques for remote sensing data using the World Wide Web. He recently had been involved in developing an interactive tool called the Arctic Collaborative Environment that utilized Web Map Services and Web based visualization for decision support and collaborative analysis. He is currently serving in an Emeritus position mentoring SPoRT and other MSFC Earth Science Office personnel.
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