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[IDV #ZKB-937399]: z to pressure in wrf



> 
> Can you provide further details on how to do that. I have not used the 
> formula functionality of IDV yet  and an example would be great.
> Thanks -Shannon
> 

Could you upload a sample file? I would like to try it first and let you know 
if it is working.

http://motherlode.ucar.edu/repository/alias/idvupload

Yuan
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Unidata IDV Support [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2014 4:02 PM
> To: address@hidden
> Cc: address@hidden
> Subject: [IDV #ZKB-937399]: z to pressure in wrf
> 
> > Thank you Yuan for the swift reply!
> > OK, we have partial success. Your recommendation if using Transect display 
> > does yield  a vertical scale in both height and pressure. But I do not see 
> > how to extract that cross section to netcdf as in the vertical cross 
> > section plot (dashboard then calculate vertical cross section then displays 
> > then file then save displayed data as netcdf). Can you help with that? 
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Shannon
> 
> If you want to save a netcdf file with pressure as its vertical coordinate, 
> you need to use the formula to do the calculation before the exporting and 
> saving data.
> 
> 
> Yuan
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Unidata IDV Support [mailto:address@hidden
> > Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:25 PM
> > To: address@hidden
> > Cc: address@hidden
> > Subject: [IDV #ZKB-937399]: z to pressure in wrf
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > My name is Shannon Davis and I am a researcher at Woods Hole
> > > Oceanographic, and an atmospheric scientist who uses IDV. First, big
> > > fan of the software, and want to pass on my appreciation for a great
> > > job. Second, I have a technical problem I wondered if anybody could
> > > help with. The issue is with some WRF output files (ncdf). Thus far
> > > I have been able to process them, slice and dice the data as I
> > > wished but all in z coordinates. I would like to transform to
> > > pressure coordinates. Specifically, I would like to extract some
> > > vertical cross sections and save them as smaller netcdf. I have done
> > > this already with z vertical coordinates which seem to load by
> > > default in IDV. Any way to do it using pressure as the vertical 
> > > coordinate? Thanks for any help!
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Shannon
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > Hi Shannon,
> > Thanks for your comment on the IDV, it would be nice if you can provide 
> > your successful story of using the IDV in your research and share with the 
> > community.
> >
> > For the vertical coordinates, you might try using the Transect display 
> > which has the vertical scale in both height and pressure.  See the section 
> > of the workshop on this at:
> >
> > http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv/docs/workshop/page_transectvi
> > ews.html
> >
> > Yuan
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: ZKB-937399
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Open
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> Ticket Details
> ===================
> Ticket ID: ZKB-937399
> Department: Support IDV
> Priority: Normal
> Status: Open
> 
> 
> 


Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: ZKB-937399
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open


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