Virtual Reality


The fourth story follows Cameron Ainsworth and Jason Lenes as they use a computer model of the Gulf of Mexico. Their model is only as good as the data used to populate it, and gathering enough pertinent information is a daunting task. When published data is not readily available, the team must perform original research to gather the data. The ultimate goal is to create a computerized simulation of the Gulf that includes all life – from the tiniest plankton to the biggest whale – to better understand the ecosystem and how future disasters might impact the Gulf.