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[IDV #GJT-374621]: Creating Wind Barbs From U & V Wind components

Hi Jacob-

> Full Name: Jacob Gore
> Email Address: address@hidden
> Organization: East Carolina University
> Package Version: 2.8a1 build date:2009-10-27 07:08 UTC
> Operating System: Windows XP
> Hardware: Java: home: C:\Program Files\Java\jre6 version: 1.6.0_11 j3d:1.5.2 
> fcs (build4)
> Description of problem: I am trying to create a wind barb display from a 
> dataset containing u-wind and v-wind components.  Each component is in a 
> seperate file and I    have loaded both files individually into the IDV field 
> selector.  When I go to load the display, I see they are each in contour 
> format and I want to       combine the components and create a wind barb 
> display.
> How or can I do this in the IDV?
> I have attached to this message a bundle containing both components loaded 
> into the field selector.  They are in netcdf format.  I recieved the       
> data from 
> http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/SOURCES/.NOAA/.NCEP-DOE/.Reanalysis-2/.Monthly/.pgb/.pgb/.

You can use the formula Grids->Make flow vectors from u and v data.  When 
prompte for the fields, select the appropriate u and v fields from each file.

Don Murray

Ticket Details
Ticket ID: GJT-374621
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open

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