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[IDV #HSY-854705]: Visualizing Binary Files?



> Yuan:
> 
> We know the geolocation of each grid box, and we know the projection is
> cylindrical equidistant.  Does that make a difference?
> 

If everything follows CF conventions, the IDV should be able to load the data 
and display.


Yuan
> - Dave
> 
> On 2/1/12 5:58 PM, Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> >> Hi Yuan:
> >>
> >> By binary, I mean IEEE flat binary files.  For example, we output
> >> precipitation as a REAL*4 (144,72) array [in FORTRAN].  The file size is
> >> 144 x 72 x 4 bytes = 41472 bytes.  We normally visualize this data by
> >> specifying the array indices (144, 72), the data type (REAL, or FLOAT),
> >> and the IEEE endian order (big or little).  Let me know if this is not
> >> clear.  Thanks.
> >>
> >> - Dave
> > Dave,
> >      If this is not a geo-located dataset, and no coordinate system 
> > defined, the IDV can not load this data in to display.
> > Sorry about it.
> >
> > Yuan
> >> On 2/1/12 5:12 PM, Unidata IDV Support wrote:
> >>>> Full Name: David Bolvin
> >>>> Email Address: address@hidden
> >>>> Organization: GSFC NASA
> >>>> Package Version: 3_0u1
> >>>> Operating System: OSX
> >>>> Hardware: Macbook Pro
> >>>> Description of problem: Hello.  Does any version of IDV have the 
> >>>> capability to visualize raw binary data?  Thanks.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> Hi David,
> >>>
> >>> The answer depends on your data. Can you provide more detail information 
> >>> of your raw binary data?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Yuan
> >>>
> >>> Ticket Details
> >>> ===================
> >>> Ticket ID: HSY-854705
> >>> Department: Support IDV
> >>> Priority: Normal
> >>> Status: Closed
> >>>
> >> --
> >> -------------------------------------------------------------
> >> David Bolvin
> >> address@hidden
> >> SSAI
> >> Code 613.1 Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Branch
> >> Room C418 / Building 33 / NASA GSFC
> >> (301) 614-6323
> >> -------------------------------------------------------------
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: HSY-854705
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Open
> >
> 
> --
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> David Bolvin
> address@hidden
> SSAI
> Code 613.1 Mesoscale Atmospheric Processes Branch
> Room C418 / Building 33 / NASA GSFC
> (301) 614-6323
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> 
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: HSY-854705
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open


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