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[McIDAS #ZQA-418063]: GOES-16 Mesoscale Projection Inaccuracy



Hi Mike,

re:
> A short bit ago, GOES-16 Mesoscale-1 was moved over Puerto Rico.  Since
> then, I see that the mapping for that domain is off by quite a bit.  This
> discrepancy appears in all ABI bands.  See this example:
> http://weather.cod.edu/data/satellite/meso/meso1/02/meso1.02.20180228.172830.jpg
> 
> At first I thought it might just be a scaling thing related to resolution,
> but in the GUI I tried to compensate for that (by plotting with a lesser
> mag on another frame and mapping with that navigation) and while it's
> closer the placement/projection still seem off.  I'm attaching that example.
> 
> I haven't noticed this before, and Mesoscale-2 is currently plotting fine.
> I'm wondering if this could be related to Mesoscale-1's current projection
> of Mercator rather than Lambert.

The problem is undoubtedly related to the Mercator projection.  I'll
take a look and make corrections as needed.

Cheers,

Tom
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Ticket Details
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Ticket ID: ZQA-418063
Department: Support McIDAS
Priority: Normal
Status: Open
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