Re: [gembud] G-16 & GEMPAK

Oh yeah fellas, we're already working on this. Fixed grid projection has been 
added to GEMPAK for the next release though we are still determining the best 
way to create AREA files for GOES 16 and 17.



> On Mar 2, 2018, at 08:32, Market, Patrick S. <MarketP@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Hello.
>  
> When all of the plusses and minuses are considered regarding NMAP, IDV, 
> AWIPS-II, etc, we still use NMAP.  On good days.
>  
> Pat
> =====================================
> Dr. Patrick S. Market
> Professor of Meteorology
> University of Missouri
> 302 ABNR, Columbia, MO  65211
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> From: gembud-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:gembud-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Victor Gensini
> Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2018 8:46 PM
> To: gembud@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [gembud] G-16 & GEMPAK
>  
> GEMbud & Unidata Community:
>  
> I am writing to suggest an action item that Unidata support  G16 (and 
> eventually G17) imagery for GEMPAK. Ideally, G16 and G17 would take the place 
> of the CONUS-EAST and CONUS-WEST feeds via NIMAGE. I know the 4 & 8km data 
> are available, but it's not able to replace the regional views and scripting 
> that we currently have in place.
>  
> This is on my list of things to suggest at the upcoming UserCom meeting, but 
> I figured it would be a good idea to toss this out to the community now. I 
> realize there is an effort to sunset GEMPAK (and I agree with this eventual 
> process), but IMO, Unidata should continue to support these data until a 
> suitable alternative is capable of doing everything GEMPAK can accomplish. 
> Maybe it's my soft spot for the software I grew up on ð
>  
> Best, 
>  
> ---------------------------------------
> Dr. Vittorio (Victor) A. Gensini
> Assistant Professor
> Department of Geographic and Atmospheric Sciences
> Northern Illinois University
> Davis Hall (DH), Room 118
> DeKalb, IL 60115
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