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[McIDAS #SYS-686163]: McIDAS X



Hi Peter,

re:
> We have McIDAS V but in talking with those at U. Wisconsin, they use McIDASX.

Yes, McIDAS-X is still very popular for those doing investigations of
satellite image data.

re:
> And it seems that for our little project using GOES 13 data, (IR) it would
> be better if we had more functionality and compatibility using McIDAS X.

OK.

re:
> Could you send me what it takes to get it etc.

First, you need to register with the Unidata website:

http://www.unidata.ucar.edu

Click on the login link at the top right of our HomePage and
follow instructions for registering with the site.

NB: please make sure that you specify your institutional affiliation
as be a degree granting educational institution.  Users from U.S.
universities who are appropriately listed in the registration
information are given automatic access to Unidata McIDAS

Second, after registering with our site, login and then proceed
to:

Downloads -> McIDAS

Download the source distribution to the HOME directory of the user
'mcidas' on your *nix (Unix/Linux) system.  Also download the
'mcunpack' script and mcinet2009.sh script.  Change the
read/write/execute mode of 'mcunpack' so that you can run
it.

Finally, define the environment variable McINST_ROOT to be the
HOME directory of 'mcidas' and then run 'mcunpack'.

Instructions for building Unidata McIDAS-X can be found in:

Unidata HomePage
http://www.unidata.ucar.edu

  Software -> McIDAS
  http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/mcidas/

    Documenation
    http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/mcidas/#documentation

      Users Guide
      http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/mcidas/current/users_guide/toc.html

Please let me know if I can be of help in you getting McIDAS built, installed
and setup.

re:
> Thank you.

No worries.

Cheers,

Tom
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Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: SYS-686163
Department: Support McIDAS
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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