Accessing data using your copy of ferret

  • COARDS-compliant programs would prefer months since 0000-01-01. Click here to change the units accordingly. DODS allows one to give a application a url and have it directly download data. To read this data into ferret use
    set data "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/Y+differences/%5BX+%5Daverage/yearly-climatology/%5BT+%5Ddetrend-bfl/dods"
    
    If ferret refuses to read the file, saying
    ** netCDF error: Invalid Argument
     is this a CDF file ?
    
    it is quite possible that you can use set data after you download the netcdf file.

    If you have questions, comments, or problems please use the help@iri link. This page will evolve as we learn more about how Ferret handles data downloads, and your help pointing out problems is much appreciated.

    There is a bug in ferret which is corrected in release 6.0 (see notes about "nonstandard calendar axes"). Please upgrade if you are using monthly data.