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[IDV #WGK-260322]: WRF cross-sections: showing terrain and freezing level



Hi again Kelley.

Sorry, I missed another file:

wrfout_d02_2040-07-16_03%3A00%3A00

And other files associated with this data (although I think that is it).

Please also upload those files, and let me know when they are there.

Thanks again.

-Julien

> Hi Julien,
> Thanks so much for getting back to me.
> I have uploaded the file - thanks!
> Kelly
> 
> 
> On 5/19/2011 9:28 AM, Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> > 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
> >
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: WGK-260322
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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