Christopher Lynnes wrote:
I want to write a script to pull in and subset a bunch of different
data files into an assemblage for a particular event (e.g. volcanic
eruption). Of course, I can just stick them in their own directory to
make it easy to import them, but is there any advantage to having my
script create, say, a local THREDDS catalog for them?
You can create a thredds catalog that lists data on a local disk and
just use that catalog in the IDV's catalog chooser.
Here's the documentation on catalogs: