set data "http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/SOURCES/.IGOSS/.nmc/.Reyn_SmithOIv1/.monthly/.ssta/yearly-climatology/%5BY+%5Ddetrend-bfl/Y+differences/T+integral/X+integral/Y+partial/%5BY+T+%5Ddetrend-bfl/%5BT+%5Ddetrend-bfl/%5BY+%5Ddetrend-bfl/%5BX+Y+%5Ddetrend-bfl/%5BT+%5Ddetrend-bfl/%5BX+%5Ddetrend-bfl/X+partial/X+partial/X+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.