Visualizing Four and More Dimensions

Four dimensions on a 2D image: several aspects of magnetic susceptibility displayed, along with stratigraphic information, for a set of Stillwater Complex rocks.

Four dimensions on a 2D image: several aspects of magnetic susceptibility displayed, along with stratigraphic information, for a set of Stillwater Complex rocks.

I love this plot. It may or may not show up in a paper I’m writing for submission to Geology on some of my PhD thesis samples. In any case, I hope to spend the next few posts explaining why it’s so cool.