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[IDV #ZOC-391401]: IDV CSV Script



> What I am trying to do is download maybe one or two parameters from
> something like the GFS for a specific latitude and longitude, then convert
> the time series into CSV data. I know I can pull specific lat/lon from one
> GFS grib file, I'm just trying to bypass the GUI and do this in a .bat. I
> am writing you guys to figure out if this is possible in windows with IDV.
> I will not be pulling large amounts of data, as it seems pretty intuitive
> to specify what I need from a catalog. Just trying to see if it's possible.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Kristian
> 

Yes, it should be easy to do. Just to create a Data Probe/Time Series display, 
and
save the ISL, then modify the ISL to output csv. You can run the ISL in the 
batch mode.

Yuan
> address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I've been looking through the forums, and I am wondering if it is
> > possible
> > > to use scripting to download a GRIB file from a catalogue, and then
> > > write time a series for a variable (windspeed) to CSV. I have seen other
> > > people have trouble with it in the forums but have not come across an
> > > answer. Any help is appreciated!
> > >
> > > Thanks and Happy 4th!
> > >
> > > Kristian Kampendahl
> > > address@hidden
> > >
> > >
> > Hi Kristian,
> >
> > In general, you should not try to download the dataset from a catalog with
> > TDS server behind it. The philosophy of data server like
> > TDS is to only access the portion of data you needed, not the whole
> > dataset. Many datasets in the TDS are logical files, and can be
> > vey big (>100 G), it will hammer the server and internet if not used
> > wisely.
> >
> > You can use the IDV scripting to get the CSV file for certain variables
> > and location.
> > Please reference:
> > http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv/docs/workshop/
> > datadisplays/grid/Probes.html
> >
> > Yuan
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: ZOC-391401
> > Department: Support IDV
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Closed
> > ===================
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> >
> >
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: ZOC-391401
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed
===================
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