You can select a different lake from the drop-down list of WOW study lakes.
The > and < buttons will advance/retreat to the next/previous profile in the database.
The >> and << buttons will automatically move through the data at the rate you
set with the DELAY slider. You can skip over some profiles when you use these buttons by changing
the drop down selection from "Show every profile" to some other value. For example, if the RUSS is scheduled
to take 4 profiles every day, changing the selection to "Show every 4th profile" will cause the
applet to move through the data more quickly by only displaying one profile for each day.
If you are at the beginning or end of the data, the affected directional buttons will be disabled.
Use the date slider to quickly select a particular
date. If there is no data on the date you selected it will
plot the first profile after that date.
(Note: After changing the lake or date, press the Get this
Profile button to draw the new plot.)
Click on a different parameter choice to change the mapped and
To see the actual data from the profile that is currently
- Press the Capture this Data button to write the data to the Captured Data Window.
- Press the Show Captured Data button to view the window.
- To copy this data to your own file:
- Select the data from the data window with your mouse and Copy it (Ctrl-C in Windows)
- Paste (Ctrl-V in Windows) it into a text file or spreadsheet.
Press the Copy this Plot button to send the current plot
to a new window. This is handy if you want to compare plots from different lakes or dates.
Here are some tips for saving or printing the plots.
The Color Mapper and Profile Plotter applets communicate with our server to send profiles to your computer, one profile at-a-time.
This might be slow if a lot of people are using the applet at once, and it might not work at all if you are
behind a firewall that blocks this kind of communication, or if you are using a browser that blocks embedded applets.