To use the DODS adapter, you must access the netCDF files through a DODS
server, so just putting it on a web page will not work. You can obtain
more info about installing DODS at:
That said, a recent change to the ucar.netcdf package allows reading of
netCDF files from URLs. This change has not been incorporated into
VisAD, but Unidata will be looking at using this as a mechanism for
providing direct Web access to netCDF files through VisAD.
> Gianluca wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> I received your fwd from visad-list, and I tried
> immediatly to see the netCDF file throuth the DODS server of Unidata
> pasting on SpreadSheet cell the DODS URL, and it works great! Could it
> work good if I will post simply my netCDF files ( .nc) on a web page
> and after I call these files with the suffix .dods ?? Or I have to
> use an apposit DODS server?