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/.NOAA/.NCDC/.DAILY/.FSOD/THIC/1+index/.SMMM/2+index/.MNRH/3+index/.SMSS/3+index/5+index/.PRCP/6+index/.DPNT/7+index/.FRGB/8+index/.TSUN/dods')
If you have questions, comments, or problems please use the help@iri link.