set data "http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/SOURCES/.IGOSS/.TOPEX/.NOAA/.ssha/%5BT+%5Ddetrend-bfl/yearly-climatology/T+partial/T+integral/%5BT+%5Ddetrend-bfl/%5BY+%5Ddetrend-bfl/Y+integral/%5BX+Y+T+%5Ddetrend-bfl/%5BX+%5Ddetrend-bfl/X+integral/%5BT+%5Ddetrend-bfl/X+partial/%5BT+%5Ddetrend-bfl/T+integral/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.