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