>From: Daniel Blanco <address@hidden> >Organization: Center for Remote Sensing/Boston University >Keywords: 200007111714.e6BHEOT29089 McIDAS-X Daniel, >I am very interested in reading your McIDAS data >which might turn very helpful in terms of giving >me ideas for my thesis proposal. > >However, I am just a Geography student at Boston University, >and I do not think the University here is registered to use >your software McIDAS. You are correct. Boston University is not licensed for use of Unidata McIDAS-X. >It seems to me that it might be >complicated for me to try to do such a thing. The procedure to get licensed is quite simple (and free). >Please, could you tell me procedures so I can import these >data into a GIS or a Image Processing System (ENVI, IDL, >Arc/Info, Imagine, PCI) ? Or at least into an image without >loosing resolution ? I am sorry that I don't know enough about the various packages to help you import McIDAS AREA files. I can, however, point you to documentation about the AREA file format that might help you. The AREA file format is documented extensively in a couple of files (area.doc and area2.doc) that can be FTPed from the pub/mcidas directory of anonymous FTP on ftp.unidata.ucar.edu. These describe the area directory entries that are needed to figure out where other directories/codicils are located. The AREA file format is also described in the McIDAS-X Programmer's Reference Manual in the page concerning the AREA file format. Please refer to: McIDAS Programmer's Manual http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/mug/prog_man/prog_man.html Chapter 7 - Format of the Data Files http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/mug/prog_man/Current/progman-116.HTML#11044 >I would appreciate your help a lot. Thank you, I hope that this helped. >Daniel Blanco >Research Assistant >Center for Remote Sensing >Boston University Tom Yoksas
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