Re: [thredds] Search or Query Main Catalog

Very intriguing!!

I'm in a meeting and trying to view this on my phone. What output
format(s) does GI-Cat provide?  Is it mainly graphical, or can this
produce also produce CF netCDF?

-kevin.

(Sent from my iPhone)

On Mar 23, 2011, at 13:10, Rich Signell <rsignell@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Kevin,
> Just to follow up on Roy's comments: GI-CAT will harvest either the
> THREDDS metadata or the ncISO metadata (THREDDS or THREDDS-ncISO).
>
> ncISO has the advantage that if your data is CF-compliant, the
> geographic and time extents will be computed directly from the
> coordinate variables in the THREDDS datasets.
>
> See my 5 minute instructional video here for how to set up GI-CAT to
> harvest THREDDS ncISO metadata.  Soon to go viral!  ;-)
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28biJHTQSrM
>
> -Rich
>
> On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 1:58 PM, Roy Mendelssohn
> <Roy.Mendelssohn@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> GI-cat : --http://essi-lab.eu/cgi-bin/twiki/view/GIcat
>>
>> -Roy
>>
>> On Mar 23, 2011, at 10:56 AM, Kevin Manross wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Howdy!
>>>
>>> I think I may have asked this in person at one point, but I don't recall.  
>>> Is there a way to search or query the main (and sub) catalog in TDS?
>>>
>>> We have our data set up hierarchically as such:
>>>
>>>
>>> UTCDAY/sensor/product/[subtype]/YYYYMMDD-HHMMSS.nc
>>>
>>>
>>> It would be tremendously advantageous for extracting subsetted data from 
>>> our archives if we would be able to query the TDS catalog and obtain the 
>>> paths and/or create aggregations based on the query input.
>>>
>>> For example, assume I have a TDS that has crawled through our data 
>>> organized as above and created it's catalog structure.  If I wanted to get 
>>> all the grids of MESH (multi-radar maximum expected size of hail) between 
>>> 04 June 2009 21z and 06 June 2009 04 z, is there a way that I can query the 
>>> catalog(s) to get the span of data I am requesting?
>>>
>>> I'd be eager to hear if anything like this is possible - or how i might set 
>>> up my configuration to possibly allow for something similar.
>>>
>>> Many thanks!
>>>
>>> -kevin.
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