Hi David: http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf/examples/programs/ has some complete programs that should be helpful. David Leserman wrote: > Hi, John. > > Browsing the http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf-java/, I see > that you've written a lot of the documentation and that you're the > THREDDS, NetCDF-Java expert at Unidata, so I pose my query to you. > > I find extensive documentation for the details of NetCDF-Java on the web > site. What I can't find is any example of a complete Java program that > would be used to access some data. I believe that with one or two > examples, I could complete my task (described below). Can you direct me > to such an example? If you're not the person to ask, can you suggest > someone else? > > I'm an individual attempting to use MADIS datasets to glean a few > parameter values for a single station, KBJC, for every hour for 3+ > years. I'm looking for the METAR values for SKYCVLB (sky cover layer > base), DD (wind direction), FF (wind speed), FFGUST (wind gust), VIS > (visibility), PCP1H (accumulated precip - 1h), and PCPRATE > (precipitation rate). we dont yet have the MADIS data being served through a THREDDS Data Server. We are working on that and will keep you informed. You might look at our experimental METAR server at http://motherlode.ucar.edu:8080/thredds/ncss/metars/dataset.html this service will be up and down, but any feedback would be appreciated. good luck! > > I use a Mac, I did some Java programming 10 years ago, and I did some > consulting for Dave Fulker at Unidata about 15 years ago, so Netcdf-Java > is an approach that appeals to me. I've already downloaded 0.25 TB of > MADIS files from pftp.madis-fsl.org. (It would have been better to glean > the little bit of data I needed via a server, but I was ignorant, and > now I have the data here, so I might as well use it.) > > Thanks very much for whatever guidance and or pointers you can provide. > > Best regards, > > David Leserman > 303.931.2475
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