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[IDV #LQD-222418]: GTSPP data and NetCDF



Murray,

Thanks for the attachments. We will take a closer look as soon as we can.

Best,

Unidata IDV Support

> Here's an example they just sent me of GTSPP5 (the big file) and 4 smaller
> ones of the old type.  Good luck and thanks.
> 
> Murray
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Unidata IDV Support" <address@hidden>
> To: <address@hidden>
> Cc: <address@hidden>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 2:42 PM
> Subject: [IDV #LQD-222418]: GTSPP data and NetCDF
> 
> 
> > Dear Murray,
> >
> > Thanks for your inquiry. The IDV development team is somewhat for short
> > staffed at this very moment because several of us are on travel. At any
> > rate, we will try to make some progress. Would it be possible to have a an
> > example of both the GTSPP 4 and GTSPP 5 file formats?
> >
> > If these files are voluminous, please upload them to RAMADDA
> > (http://motherlode.ucar.edu/repository/alias/idvupload) or some equivalent
> > service like dropbox. And let us know where the GTSPP files are located.
> >
> > Best Wishes,
> >
> > Unidata IDV Support
> >
> >> Dear Folks,
> >>
> >> I recently spent some time figuring out how to get the NC formatted GTSPP
> >> data (from the US NODC) into IDV.  So far so good.  Then, merely weeks
> >> later, they upgraded from single-station-per-file (what they called GTSPP
> >> 4) to multiple stations per file (GTSPP 5).  Happily I jumped in and
> >> tried out a new file in IDV.  Nothing.  It seems they have adopted an
> >> entirely new approach to NetCDF.  In their words:  "GTSPP4 uses four
> >> dimensions, i.e. t,z,y,x , but GTSPP5 uses two dimensions, t and z, as
> >> suggested by the CF-conventions....most likely, every single netCDF
> >> visualization software needs to be modified to read and interpret  netCDF
> >> format files correctly."  Am I at the tail end of something everybody
> >> already knows about, or is a misinterpretation in effect?  This, for
> >> oceanographers, is no trivial matter because the GTSPP data flow is huge,
> >> and becoming a keystone of operational oceanography.
> >>
> >> Murray Brown
> >>
> >>
> >> Dear Folks,
> >>
> >> I recently spent some time figuring out how to get the NC formatted GTSPP
> >> data (from the US NODC) into IDV.  So far so good.  Then, merely weeks
> >> later, they upgraded from single-station-per-file (what they called GTSPP
> >> 4) to multiple stations per file (GTSPP 5).  Happily I jumped in and
> >> tried out a new file in IDV.  Nothing.  It seems they have adopted an
> >> entirely new approach to NetCDF.  In their words:  "GTSPP4 uses four
> >> dimensions, i.e. t,z,y,x , but GTSPP5 uses two dimensions, t and z, as
> >> suggested by the CF-conventions....most likely, every single netCDF
> >> visualization software needs to be modified to read and interpret  netCDF
> >> format files correctly."  Am I at the tail end of something everybody
> >> already knows about, or is a misinterpretation in effect?  This, for
> >> oceanographers, is no trivial matter because the GTSPP data flow is huge,
> >> and becoming a keystone of operational oceanography.
> >>
> >> Murray Brown
> >>
> >>
> >> Dear Folks,
> >>
> >> I recently spent some time figuring out how to get the NC formatted GTSPP
> >> data (from the US NODC) into IDV.  So far so good.  Then, merely weeks
> >> later, they upgraded from single-station-per-file (what they called GTSPP
> >> 4) to multiple stations per file (GTSPP 5).  Happily I jumped in and
> >> tried out a new file in IDV.  Nothing.  It seems they have adopted an
> >> entirely new approach to NetCDF.  In their words:  "GTSPP4 uses four
> >> dimensions, i.e. t,z,y,x , but GTSPP5 uses two dimensions, t and z, as
> >> suggested by the CF-conventions....most likely, every single netCDF
> >> visualization software needs to be modified to read and interpret  netCDF
> >> format files correctly."  Am I at the tail end of something everybody
> >> already knows about, or is a misinterpretation in effect?  This, for
> >> oceanographers, is no trivial matter because the GTSPP data flow is huge,
> >> and becoming a keystone of operational oceanography.
> >>
> >> Murray Brown
> >>
> >>
> >> Dear Folks,
> >>
> >> I recently spent some time figuring out how to get the NC formatted GTSPP
> >> data (from the US NODC) into IDV.  So far so good.  Then, merely weeks
> >> later, they upgraded from single-station-per-file (what they called GTSPP
> >> 4) to multiple stations per file (GTSPP 5).  Happily I jumped in and
> >> tried out a new file in IDV.  Nothing.  It seems they have adopted an
> >> entirely new approach to NetCDF.  In their words:  "GTSPP4 uses four
> >> dimensions, i.e. t,z,y,x , but GTSPP5 uses two dimensions, t and z, as
> >> suggested by the CF-conventions....most likely, every single netCDF
> >> visualization software needs to be modified to read and interpret  netCDF
> >> format files correctly."  Am I at the tail end of something everybody
> >> already knows about, or is a misinterpretation in effect?  This, for
> >> oceanographers, is no trivial matter because the GTSPP data flow is huge,
> >> and becoming a keystone of operational oceanography.
> >>
> >> Murray Brown
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: LQD-222418
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Open
> >
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: LQD-222418
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open


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