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