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IDL Routines for Passive Microwave Data:
Usage Examples


Usage examples are provided for the following tools:

Items in bold indicate user input.

 


extract.pro

IDL> extract,array

% Compiled module: EXTRACT.
Enter the processing type
(1 = near-real-time)
(2 = polar grids from hard drive)

: 1

Enter start and end dates for animation (yyyymmdd, e.g., 19950610).

Start Date: 20010404
End Date: 20010404

Enter the channel to be extracted
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
--- --- --- --- --- --- ---
19V 19H 22V 37V 37H 85V 85H
Enter position of parameter (1-7)

: 2

Enter the hemisphere
(1 = northern)
(2 = southern)

: 1

Enter the full name of the directory that the Tb files are in.
(Note: must correctly use upper and lower case letters.)

: /usr2/projects/tb_tools /usr2/projects/tb_tools/NRTSI_SSMIF13_20010404_N.19H

% Loaded DLM: HDF.

IDL>

 


extract_ice.pro

IDL> extract_ice,array

% Compiled module: EXTRACT_ICE.
Enter the processing type
(1 = near-real-time)
(2 = polar grids)

: 1

Enter start and end dates (yyyymmdd, e.g., 19950610).

Start Date: 20010404
End Date: 20010404

Enter the hemisphere
(1 = northern)
(2 = southern)

: 1

Enter the full name of the directory that the sea ice files are in. (Note: must correctly use upper and lower case letters.)

: /usr2/projects/tb_tools

Enter the satellite number (e.g., 8, 11, or 13)

: 13

/usr2/projects/tb_tools/NRTSI_SSMIF13_20010404_N.BIN
/usr2/projects/tb_tools/NRTSI_SSMIF13_20010404_N.BIN

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