> > Full Name: brian mapes > > Email Address: address@hidden > > Organization: UM > > Package Version: 5.0u2 build date:2014-10-08 07:05 UTC > > Operating System: Mac OS X > > Hardware: Java: home: /Applications/IDV_5.0u2/jre.bundle/Contents/Home/jre > > version: 1.7.0_67 j3d:1.6.0-pre9-daily-experimental daily > > Description of problem: Why did I have to scale these pink vectors by 100 > > to see them at all? > > Why are their components mixed up (trade winds are shown as south pointing > > vectors)? > > > > I know, there are no units on this dataset and there "should" be, but is > > the flowvector scaling default 100x out of whack? > > > > Thanks for any clues. > > Brian > > > > > > ------------Help->Details on the flowve3ctors display looks OK. ----------- > > > > Display: flowvectors - Vector Plan View > > ?Data: > > ?Derived quantity: Formula: DerivedGridFactory.createFlowVectors (D1, D2) > > Field: flowvectors (Flow Vectors (from u2m & v2m)) from: > > Field: u2m (eastward wind at 2 m above the displacement height) from: Name: > > MERRA 2D-hourly met Description:Geogrid data source > > Files: > > dods://goldsmr2.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/dods/MAT1NXSLV > > Field: v2m (northward wind at 2 m above the displacement height) from: > > Name: MERRA 2D-hourly met Description:Geogrid data source > > Files: > > dods://goldsmr2.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/dods/MAT1NXSLV > > > > > > I think the data values of 2 meter wind in this dataset are bad. > > -9.98E8 probably represent missing value. > > > Yuan In certain time steps, there are actually good values and you don't need to do 100 factors. But I did see in many time step, the 2 meter wind only has the value of -9.98E8 and the variable's attribute of missing value is 9.99999999999E14f. This doesn't make any sense. Yuan > > > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: GTY-591375 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Open
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