Re: [idvusers] Fields Selection for Model Data

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On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 11:04 AM, Tom Whittaker <whittaker@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Jim....
>
> Generally, the fields are what was found in the GRIB file.   As far as
> I know, there is no way to limit the fields that are displayed in the
> FieldSelector window.  Note....there may be issues with some fields
> showing up as "unknown" because there is no metadata available, for
> example, in an external table.
>
> One other comment -- if the field names are not "well known" (or the
> units not easily recognized), you may want to make entries in the
> Parameter Defaults table so that displays are initially done with
> reasonable defaults (see Section 6.6 of the User Guide).
>
> Hope that helps....
>
> tom
>
> On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 10:48 AM, jim.moser <Jim.Moser@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I am new to IDV and I intend to use it for looking at archived grib files
>> from
>> our locally run WRF-ARW model. I can ingest the grib files just fine. My
>> question
>> concerns the fields available for selection.
>>
>> Are the fields that appear under "2d" and "3d" configurable? Is this
>> discussed in detail
>> in the users guide? Is there a document that talks about this that you could
>> point me to?
>>
>> --
>> -----------------------
>> Jim Moser
>> WFO Nashville
>> Modelling Focal Point
>> ----------------------
>>
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>
>
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> Tom Whittaker
> University of Wisconsin-Madison
> Space Science & Engineering Center (SSEC)
> Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS)
> 1225 W. Dayton Street
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Tom Whittaker
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Space Science & Engineering Center (SSEC)
Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS)
1225 W. Dayton Street
Madison, WI  53706  USA
ph: +1 608 262 2759