Accessing data using your copy of matlab

OPeNDAP allows one to give a application a url and have it directly download data. To read this data into matlab use
loaddap('http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/SOURCES/.NASA/.GPCP/.V2/.multi-satellite/.prcp/Y/%2860S%29%2810N%29RANGEEDGES/T/%28Jan%201970%29%28Dec%202003%29RANGEEDGES/X/%2890W%29%2830W%29RANGEEDGES/%5BY+%5Dmaxover/%5BX+%5Daverage/dods')
If you have questions, comments, or problems please use the help@iri link.