> > We have encountered a problem reading HDFEOS5 files using the NetCDF > 4.1.1 OPeNDAP interface through NCL. These files are at the URL > http://acdisc.gsfc.nasa.gov/opendap/HDF-EOS5/Aura_OMI_Level3/OMAEROe.003/2010/ > with names like OMI-Aura_L3-OMAEROe_2010m0712_v003-2010m0714t203639.he5. > > > NetCDF gives the error "Name contains illegal characters", and indeed, > when tracing through the code, we find that NC_check_name does not > like a dimension name called "/HDFEOS/GRIDS/ColumnAmountAerosol/ > nWavelDiagnostic" because it contains the forward slash character. I am > guessing this is actually a server side issue, but who needs to be > notified of this problem? > > Using the "Get as NetCDF" option on the web interface to this file the > dimension name gets mangled into > "h5__HDFEOS_GRIDS_ColumnAmountAerosol_nWavelDiagnostic", so there must > be code somewhere to make the names conform to NetCDF conventions. > > - Dave Brown > > Howdy Dave! I will ask Dennis about the opendap question. As you note, downloading this as netcdf seems to get a file without these weird names. Any chance we can get the original file? Thanks, Ed > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: OSE-887102 Department: Support netCDF Priority: Normal Status: Open
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