Ramesh, we are working on the common data model, if you would code an service provider to COAMPS then you could use the THREDDS s/w to do the netcdf conversion. go to: http://my.unidata.ucar.edu/content/support/help/ultraseek.html enter "common data model" robb... On Thu, 9 Jun 2005, Ramesh_S_Mantri wrote: > Robb, > I need some info. We are at the moment in the process of implementing > functionality to take input data files in any format and write them out in > NetCDF format. > > Your GRIB decoder takes care of this process for GRIB files. But we are > writing code for COAMPS files. Our plan is to convert COAMPS files to > NetCDF files using exactly the same attributes that your decoder uses. > Does this make sense to you folks? We would like to have the NetCDF > files in one consistent format. > > Finally, even though we are not dealing with grib2 files yet, it might > happen sometime. What process would you recommend for converting > grib2 files to NetCDF. Do the resulting NetCDF files contain the same > attributes as generated from grib1 files? Thanks in advance. > sincerely, > Ramesh > > > > > On Tuesday 31 May 2005 11:20 am, Ramesh_S_Mantri wrote: > > > Robb, > > > > > > On Tuesday 31 May 2005 10:43 am, Robb Kambic wrote: > > > > the correct path would be to use the gribtonc program out of the > > > > decoders package for conversion. the main purpose of the gribtonc > > > > decoder is to convert NWS model data to netCDF but it should work on > > > > others such as the FNMOC data. the procedure is to create a cdl file > > > > from the data using the gribtocdl program and then convert the file to > > > > netCDF with gribtonc. there are man pages about these programs in the > > > > release. also, after creating the cdl file it can be modified to add > > > > the global attributes needed for the display packages before > > > > converting to netCDF. > > > > > > It will take me some time to get a hang of how it all works, and I might > > > bother you with a few questions now and then. > > > > =============================================================================== Robb Kambic Unidata Program Center Software Engineer III Univ. Corp for Atmospheric Research address@hidden WWW: http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/ ===============================================================================
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