On 7/6/2012 3:01 PM, Jack Settelmaier wrote: > New Client Reply: Motherlode KMZ requests question > > Is there a simple way to assign a transparent color to the > "black" values one gets when making such a KMZ-returning > request? I see the TRANSPARENT=true, but am unsure what > that applies to? > http://motherlode.ucar.edu:8080/thredds/wms/NCEP/NDFD/conduit/CONUS_5km/NDFD_CONUS_5km_conduit_20120706_1800.grib2?LAYERS=Temperature_tendency_by_all_radiation&ELEVATION=0&TIME=2012-07-07T21%3A00%3A00.000Z&TRANSPARENT=true&STYLES=boxfill%2Frainbow&CRS=EPSG%3A4326&COLORSCALERANGE=310.93%2C320.2&NUMCOLORBANDS=20&LOGSCALE=false&SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.3.0&REQUEST=GetMap&EXCEPTIONS=XML&FORMAT=application/vnd.google-earth.kmz&BBOX=-125.317814108408,22.616127749272,-62.993861744786,52.150465533352&WIDTH=2048&HEIGHT=1600 > > Is there an option to smooth the result at all? Any > conversion options to non-Kelvin native units (Kelvin to > Fahrenheit)? > > On 6/29/2012 5:20 PM, Unidata THREDDS Support wrote: >> Hi Jack, >> >> just a quick answer to questions 2a) and 3): >> >> 2a) the parameter time only accepts valid TIME values, that is, values >> that are declared in the WMS capabilities document for each layer: >> http://motherlode.ucar.edu:8080/thredds/wms/NCEP/NDFD/conduit/CONUS_5km/NDFD_CONUS_5km_conduit_20120629_1800.grib2?service=WMS&version=1.3.0&request=GetCapabilities >> >> 3) Although the WMS specification allows requests on multiple layers the >> ncWMS, which is the WMS implementation used by THREDDS, does not support >> this feature and only one variable (or layer) can be requested at a time. >> >> Cheers! >> >> On 06/29/2012 03:38 PM, Jack Settelmaier wrote: >>> New Ticket: Motherlode KMZ requests question >>> >>> Ben, >>> >>> You're my first thought for all questions related to >>> Motherlode, but I've left thredds-support on here as well, >>> in case they are a better recipient for these questions. >>> >>> 3 questions. >>> >>> I'm pulling NWS NDFD data from the motherlode server: >>> http://motherlode.ucar.edu:8080/thredds/idd/models.html >>> >>> 1) There is an NDFD_5km and an NDFD_5km_conduit feed. Is >>> the non-conduit one what is delivered via satellite, and >>> conduit via landline? Is that the difference? In the >>> conduit feed, I can access NDFD Apparent Temperature grids, >>> but not in the other. >>> >>> This leads to my second question: >>> 2) I was able to successfully use this link to generate KMZ >>> for a selected variable, area, time, etc. >>> motherlode.ucar.edu:8080/thredds/wms/NCEP/NDFD/conduit/CONUS_5km/NDFD_CONUS_5km_conduit_20120629_1800.grib2?LAYERS=Temperature_tendency_by_all_radiation&ELEVATION=0&TIME=2012-07-01T21%3A00%3A00.000Z&TRANSPARENT=true&STYLES=boxfill%2Frainbow&CRS=EPSG%3A4326&COLORSCALERANGE=310.93%2C320.2&NUMCOLORBANDS=20&LOGSCALE=false&SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.3.0&REQUEST=GetMap&EXCEPTIONS=XML&FORMAT=application/vnd.google-earth.kmz&BBOX=-90.317814108408,26.616127749272,-72.993861744786,40.150465533352&WIDTH=2048&HEIGHT=1600 >>> >>> In order to lighten my scripting, I would rather not have to >>> alter too much in my "command line" approach of grabbing >>> this KMZ and other forecast hours. I know there is a >>> "latest" file offered in this conduit directory, but the >>> full NDFD contents are only in the 0000, 0600, 1200, and >>> 1800 files (every 6 hours). Would it be possible to also >>> always have available a "latest" FULL file (these 4 time >>> steps are 70-80MB, vs the 35-45MB for the other hours) >>> >>> 2a) Additionally, in the above "command line" syntax, there >>> is a date. Rather than the date, can I insert a forecast >>> projection time, such as "time=5," since I know time step=5 >>> is one of about 34 time steps in this file, rather than >>> using the actual valid date, which is a function of the >>> initial date (ie. more scripting to prep and automate this >>> scheduled data-gathering). >>> >>> 3) Is it possible to send a command line syntax request like >>> the above that combines multiple variables, and returns them >>> in one KMZ. That is, give me 5 variables that all have the >>> same valid time (projection=5)? >>> >>> Any tips would be appreciated. >>> >>> On 11/3/2011 5:16 PM, Ben Domenico wrote: >>>> Hi Jack, >>>> >>>> To my knowlege, there has not been a GRIB output option >>>> for the subsetting capabilities in the TDS, but I'm >>>> sending this to our Unidata support system in case I've >>>> missed something along the way. >>>> >>>> -- Ben >>>> >>>> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 1:18 PM, Jack Settelmaier >>>> <address@hidden >>>> <mailto:address@hidden>> wrote: >>>> >>>> I see one can subset data on a thredds server and get >>>> netcdf. I could have sworn I saw one could subset and >>>> get GRIB2 back, instead, but I don't see that option. >>>> Is subsetting and getting grib2 possible? >>>> From my Blackberry >>>> >>>> >>> Ticket Details >>> =================== >>> Ticket ID: OFS-300596 >>> Department: Support THREDDS >>> Priority: Normal >>> Status: Open >>> Link: >>> https://www.unidata.ucar.edu/esupport/staff/index.php?_m=tickets&_a=viewticket&ticketid=20214 >> >> >> Ticket Details >> =================== >> Ticket ID: OFS-300596 >> Department: Support THREDDS >> Priority: Normal >> Status: Open >> > > > Ticket Details > =================== > Ticket ID: OFS-300596 > Department: Support THREDDS > Priority: High > Status: Open > Link: > https://www.unidata.ucar.edu/esupport/staff/index.php?_m=tickets&_a=viewticket&ticketid=20214 Hi Jack, I haven't seen anyone on our e-mail list respond to your question. If you've gotten an answer off-list, that's great. Otherwise, I'd suggest going here: http://www.resc.rdg.ac.uk/trac/ncWMS/wiki/MailingLists and subscribing. I suspect you'll have a better chance of finding an answer to your question there. Sincerely, Lansing Madry Unidata Boulder, Colorado Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: OFS-300596 Department: Support THREDDS Priority: Critical Status: Open
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