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[IDV #VCN-897865]: Re: A question out of the blue from a name out of the past



> Hi Rich, Murray,
> 
> Sorry I am WAY late answering this (after 2 weeks on travel).
> 
> LAS outputs a KML file that contains bounding coordinates and a link
> that allows the KML application to retrieve the (dynamic) image from LAS
> and drape it around the globe.  The KML that is output is suitable for
> Google Maps/Earth and is "standard".  Dunno whether IDV swallows it
> correctly.
> 
> - Steve
> 
Hi all,

     If you have any sample file, please upload to the RAMADDA server and we 
will try to figure out if the IDV can display the dataset correctly

 http://motherlode.ucar.edu/repository/alias/idvupload

Thanks,
Yuan
> ============================
> 
> On 10/19/2010 3:03 PM, Rich Signell wrote:
> > Murray,
> >
> > Good to hear from you.    No, the IDV certainly couldn't figure out
> > how to put a GIF like that on the globe (assuming that's what you
> > meant).     If the AVISO LAS could output as a geoTIFF, which would
> > then contain the geospatial extents), then it would be possible for
> > the IDV to drape it on the earth, but that would also require an
> > enhancement to IDV -- they would have to read the geospatial extents
> > from the GeoTIFF file, which they are not presently doing.
> >
> > Can the LAS output a KMZ file?
> >
> > I'm cc'ing Steve Hankin in case he has another idea.
> >
> > -Rich
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 7:10 AM, Brown, Murray<address@hidden>  wrote:
> >> Hi Rich,
> >>
> >> I'm alive and well, teaching part-time for UNESCO.  Mainly I'm trying to 
> >> put
> >> together a good set of tutorials for the use of major software and major
> >> ocean data formats.  IDV has been on my list for a long time now, and I'm
> >> working my way through the docs and example files.  I see you've done a
> >> great job of keeping marine topics on the table.
> >>
> >> Could you help me with this question:  When you create a graphic product in
> >> a LAS server, such as the AVISO LAS
> >> (http://las.aviso.oceanobs.com/las/servlets/dataset) you can capture the
> >> graphic product's URL with a LINK TO THIS PLOT control, for example
> >> http://las.aviso.oceanobs.com/las/ProductServer.do?xml=%3C%3Fxml+version%3D%221.0%22%3F%3E%3ClasRequest+package%3D%22%22+href%3D%22file%3Alas.xml%22+%3E%3Clink+match%3D%22%2Flasdata%2Foperations%2Foperation[%40ID%3D%27Plot_2D_XY%27]%22+%2F%3E%3Cproperties+%3E%3Cferret+%3E%3Cview+%3Exy%3C%2Fview%3E%3Cformat+%3Eshade%3C%2Fformat%3E%3Ccontour_levels+%3E%3C%2Fcontour_levels%3E%3Ccontour_style+%3Edefault%3C%2Fcontour_style%3E%3Cdeg_min_sec+%3Edefault%3C%2Fdeg_min_sec%3E%3Cexpression+%3E%3C%2Fexpression%3E%3Cfill_levels+%3E%3C%2Ffill_levels%3E%3Cimage_format+%3Edefault%3C%2Fimage_format%3E%3Cinterpolate_data+%3Efalse%3C%2Finterpolate_data%3E%3Cland_type+%3Edefault%3C%2Fland_type%3E%3Cmargins+%3Edefault%3C%2Fmargins%3E%3Cmark_grid+%3Eno%3C%2Fmark_grid%3E%3Cpalette+%3Edefault%3C%2Fpalette%3E%3Cset_aspect+%3Edefault%3C%2Fset_aspect%3E%3Csize+%3E0.5%3C%2Fsize%3E%3Cuse_graticules+%3Edefault%3C%2Fuse_graticules%3E%3Cuse_ref_map+%3Edefault%3C%2Fuse_ref_map%3E%3C%2Fferret%3E%3C%2Fprop
 
erties%3E%3Cargs+%3E%3Clink+match%3D%22%2Flasdata%2Fdatasets%2Fdataset-duacs-nrt-over30d-global-merged-madt-h%2Fvariables%2Fgrid_0001%22+%2F%3E%3Cregion+%3E%3Crange+low%3D%22254.0%22+type%3D%22x%22+high%3D%22294.0%22+%2F%3E%3Crange+low%3D%227.0%22+type%3D%22y%22+high%3D%2245.0%22+%2F%3E%3Cpoint+v%3D%2218-Mar-2009+00%3A00%3A00%22+type%3D%22t%22+%2F%3E%3C%2Fregion%3E%3C%2Fargs%3E%3C%2FlasRequest%3E&JSESSIONID=00416F57A5B831C4B7BB44AFA4DF29B8
> >>
> >> But do you think it's possible to add this link to IDV as a new source?  
> >> Due
> >> to AVISO's having locked up their altimeter data, the OPeNDAP URL to the
> >> source data isn't an option now, so I was wondering if the graphic product
> >> could be used instead.  Just a thought.
> >>
> >> Murray
> >>
> >>
> >> You have a 50% chance of failure on everything you try, and 100% on
> >> everything you don't.
> >>
> >> Murray Brown
> >> 1710 Washington St., Apt. B
> >> New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
> >> United States of America
> >> 386.428.6367
> >
> >
> 
> 


Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: VCN-897865
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open


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