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[IDV #NOC-145431]: Problems with hill shade products



> 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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