Hi Kelly. Can you upload the file wrfout_d02_1970-07-16_03%3A00%3A00 here http://motherlode.ucar.edu/repository/alias/idvupload Thanks. -Julien > Full Name: Kelly Mahoney > Email Address: address@hidden > Organization: UCAR/NOAA > Package Version: 2.9u1 build date:2010-09-02 19:36 UTC > Operating System: Windows XP > Hardware: Java: home: C:\Program Files\IDV_2.9u1\jre version: 1.6.0_20 > j3d:1.5.2 fcs (build4) > Description of problem: Hi, > I'm trying to do vertical cross-section plots of various hydrometeor fields > with the WRF model terrain shown, as well as the freezing level height. I can > do the hydrometeor displays no problem but can't figure out how to see the > terrain via the cross-section tool. The terrain height fields are 2D, but you > can plot them as topography in 3D...so I'm wondering if there's a way to get > that into a 2D vertical cross section as well? > I'm attaching a pdf file with 3 images: > a. just the hydromet field -- I'd like to add an outline of the model terrain > through this particular cross-section to it (as well as freezing level height > eventually) > b. *almost* what I'm getting at, but doing it this way shows all of the > terrain and not just through that vertical plane...and the background of the > vert cross-section blocks the terrain anyway. > c. A similar plot I made in NCL, just as an example of what I am going for > -- it has its own issues, which is why I'd prefer to do this in IDV. > (Adding the freezing level is another question, and more fundamental perhaps, > about how to turn standard WRF output variables (i.e., perturbation pot temp, > etc) into actual temperature to plot the 0deg isotherm...) > Thanks very much in advance for any help or suggestions you may have! > Kelly Mahoney > > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: WGK-260322 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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