> hello Mr. Yuan, thank you for your answer, but could you send me the > file that you modified (the test you did) to see where exactly I have to > change the time unit and how? > thank you very much > Carlos > > Carlos, I used ncml to modify the netCDF file, see the attached. The unit of time I used in the ncml file is for testing and you can change to a unit appropriate to your dataset. Yuan > 2012/9/1 Unidata IDV Support <address@hidden> > > > > Full Name: carlos sonderblohm > > > Email Address: address@hidden > > > Organization: Universidade do Algarve > > > Package Version: 3.0u2 build date:2012-02-10 17:21 UTC > > > Operating System: Windows 7 > > > Hardware: Java: home: C:\Program Files\IDV_3.0u2\jre version: 1.6.0_20 > > j3d:1.5.2 fcs (build4) > > > Description of problem: > > > > > > im trying to open a dataset from Laboratoire d?Etudes en G?ophysique et > > > Oc?anographie Spatiales (LEGOS) in Toulouse, France. The dataset consist > > > in Surface currents in nc files (CDF) format. My goal is to extract > > > a time-series from a point nearby my study area to export the data as > > > csv file then to work on my statistic software. Could you please tell > > > me what's wrong with those files, they are from a older version, I was > > > checking up the head lines of the files and looks like different from > > > the ones that I used before (I did it already once!) data available at: > > > > > > ftp://ftp.legos.obs-mip.fr/pub/tmp7j/sonderblohm-523 > > > > > > > > Hi, Carlos > > I randomly selected one file from the attached tar file, > > EKE_v_geo.weekly.2000.nc, the problem is the unit of the time variable is > > not recognized. > > I changed the unit to hours as a test, and the IDV can take the modified > > dataset with no problem. > > > > The CF standard of time unit can be found online, here is a > > reference for you: > > > > http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/projects/THREDDS/GALEON/NetCDFandStandards.htm > > > > What you are planning to do with these datasets is very easy in the IDV, > > let me know if you have any question. > > > > > > Yuan > > > > Ticket Details > > =================== > > Ticket ID: RIS-865225 > > Department: Support IDV > > Priority: Normal > > Status: Closed > > > > > > > -- > Carlos A. Pombo Sonderblohm > PhD Student on Marine Science (Fisheries) > Faculdade de CiÃncias e TecnologÃa > Universidade do Algarve, > Campus de Gambelas > 8005-139 Faro > Portugal > Tef. 289 800 905 ext. 7605 > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: RIS-865225 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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