John, I only saw two files, the netCDF file and a text file. The text file could be read, in theory, but will require some clean up as well. The longitude and station codes were running into each other, as I recall. I am unaware of little r format but if it is a textual data format, it can be read into the IDV with the metadata GUI. Best, Unidata IDV Support > CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED > > Sorry for the delayed response. I was out since last Thursday. > > Thanks for taking a look at the NetCDF file. I've tried using the Metadata > gui, but the parsing is not intelligible like when you are importing a simple > text file. Many characters appear misinterpreted/garbled, so I gave up. > > What about the text file I sent with the observations in little_r format? > > R/ > John > > -----Original Message----- > From: Unidata IDV Support [mailto:address@hidden > Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2016 5:04 PM > To: Raby, John W CIV USARMY RDECOM ARL (US) > Cc: address@hidden > Subject: [Non-DoD Source] [IDV #UJV-462839]: Plotting point weather > observations (UNCLASSIFIED) > > All active links contained in this email were disabled. Please verify the > identity of the sender, and confirm the authenticity of all links contained > within the message prior to copying and pasting the address to a Web browser. > > > > > ---- > > John, > > These data are going to have to be majorly cleaned up before they can be read > into the IDV. The netCDF file is basically unintelligible and does not follow > any (CF) conventions. > > Your best bet is probably to read in the text data via the Text Point Metadata > GUI: > > Caution-https://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv/docs/userguide/data/TextPointData.html > > Do you know what the columns represent? Also the longitude and the station > code are running into each other. That would be good to clean up before we > try reading the data into the IDV. > > Best, > > Unidata IDV Support > > > > I uploaded the two point observation files. One in NetCDF format and the > > other (text) in little_r format. > > > > I have upgraded my IDV to V5.2. I tried to plot the NetCDF file, but still > > unable to read/ingest. > > > > I will be out of the office after today until next Tuesday. > > > > Thanks. > > > > R/ > > John > > ________________________________________ > > From: Unidata IDV Support address@hidden > > Sent: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 10:03 AM > > To: Raby, John W CIV USARMY RDECOM ARL (US) > > Cc: address@hidden > > Subject: [Non-DoD Source] [IDV #UJV-462839]: Plotting point weather > > observations (UNCLASSIFIED) > > > > All active links contained in this email were disabled. Please verify the > > identity of the sender, and confirm the authenticity of all links contained > > within the message prior to copying and pasting the address to a Web > > browser. > > > > > > > > > > ---- > > > > John, > > > > First off, please update your IDV. It is quite old. > > > > Please upload your data, both netCDF and ASCII to > > > > Caution-Caution-http://motherlode.ucar.edu/repository/alias/idvupload > > > > Also, yes, you should just be able to plot the ASCII data. In fact, > > here is a video on how to do so: > > > > Caution-Caution-https://youtu.be/22TWdFunK3E?list=PLQut5OXpV-0gqVk8LFD > > 6Riv6X3QcAVw_U > > > > It concerns earthquake data, but should be applicable to most CSV/text data. > > > > Best, > > > > Unidata IDV Support > > > > PS I think we used to collaborate when I worked on the ATEC project at > > NCAR-RAL. > > > > > CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED > > > > > > I use the Model Evaluation Tools (MET) utility "ASCII2NC" to convert > > > weather observations in little_r formatted text files to NetCDF > > > format. The files contain the standard location information such as > > > latitude, longitude and elevation in addition to the meteorological > > > data for many stations at a given hour. I've tried using IDV V4.1 to > > > plot this data but it can't seem to handle this data. What do you > > > recommend to enable plotting of this data? Can IDV plot the data in > > > little_r formatted text files? > > > > > > Thanks. > > > > > > Mr John W. Raby, Meteorologist > > > U.S. Army Research Laboratory > > > White Sands Missile Range, NM 88002 > > > (575) 678-2004 DSN 258-2004 > > > FAX (575) 678-1230 DSN 258-1230 > > > Email: address@hidden > > > > > > CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED > > > > > > > > > Ticket Details > > =================== > > Ticket ID: UJV-462839 > > Department: Support IDV > > Priority: Normal > > Status: Closed > > > > > > > > > Ticket Details > =================== > Ticket ID: UJV-462839 > Department: Support IDV > Priority: Normal > Status: Closed > > > CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: UJV-462839 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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