> Great Yuan. Looking forward to hearing from you. > > Jim > Jim, This turns out to be a complicated task. We are working on a plan to incorporate hill shaded and other data of this type from the new USGS data server. I will keep you updated. Yuan > > On 2/7/13 9:47 AM, Unidata IDV Support wrote: > >> Full Name: Jim Steenburgh > >> Email Address: address@hidden > >> Organization: University of Utah > >> Package Version: 3.1u1 build date:2012-11-07 08:11 UTC > >> Operating System: Mac OS X > >> Hardware: Java: home: > >> /System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home version: > >> 1.6.0_37 j3d:1.5.2 fcs (build4) > >> Description of problem: Yuan et al.: > >> > >> I make extensive use of hillshade in many of the products we use here at > >> the U. I have accessed it in a couple of ways. One is through the > >> "create a background image" icon. This defaults to the blue marble, but > >> hillshade is an option in the drop down menu. > >> > >> The other is by accessing > >> http://toposervices.cr.usgs.gov/wmsconnector/com.esri.wms.Esrimap/USGS_EDNA_geo?WMTVER=1.1.1&LAYERS=NED_2003_SHADEDRELIEF&SRS=EPSG:4326&FORMAT=PNG&BGCOLOR=0xFF0000&TRANSPARENT=true&SERVICE=WMS&STYLES=&REQUEST=capabilities. > >> I'm not sure how I did this originally (I must have specified something > >> in the catalog window), but it has fewer missing pixels than the IDV > >> default. > >> > >> Unfortunately, neither is working, as you can see by trying to run the > >> attached bundle. This bundle tries to access data from my local machine > >> too, so those might give you warnings as well. > >> > >> This might be a problem on the USGS end, but it has been ongoing for about > >> a week. The hillshade option is really really useful. People who do GIS > >> work do extensive draping of analyses over it, which is how I typically > >> use it. It is very nice to put a partly transparent contoured color fill > >> over it and makes interpretation in complex terrain much easier. If the > >> USGS is not providing the project, it would be great if we could find a > >> suitable alternative. > >> > >> Thanks, > >> > >> Jim > >> > > Jim, > > I think the url need to be updated. The > > http://toposervices.cr.usgs.gov/wmsconnector is being replaced by > > http://webservices.nationalatlas.gov/wms. Julien and I will do some > > research to find the best replacement. > > > > Yuan > >> > > > > Ticket Details > > =================== > > Ticket ID: NOC-145431 > > Department: Support IDV > > Priority: Normal > > Status: Open > > > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: NOC-145431 Department: Support IDV Priority: Critical Status: Open
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