Ferret

How to use the OPeNDAP server in Ferret.

The following explains the steps of loading data served by OPeNDAP using Ferret.

Download and install Ferret (if needed):

Start Ferret:

Load data using the URL and proceed as you normally would:
Note: ! operator as comments.


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! Opens the OPeNDAP served data.
SET DATA "http://apdrc.soest.hawaii.edu/dods/public_data/NLOM/nlom_ssh"
! Returns variable's spatial and temporal information.
show data
! Contours ssh for specified time and space
SHADE/t="03-oct-2004"/x=195:207/y=18:24 ssh
! Plot land outlines
go land