load "$NCARG_ROOT/lib/ncarg/nclscripts/csm/contributed.ncl" function fo2fsh_Wrap ( grid : numeric ) return_val : float or double
An array of 2 or more dimensions whose rightmost two dimensions must be latitude x longitude. The values must be in ascending latitude order.
The return array dimensions are the same as grid's dimensions, except the latitude dimension (nlata) is increased by one. For example, a 5 degree fixed-offset grid would have dimensions nlata=36, nlona=72 and the return fixed grid would have dimensions nlatb=37, nlonb=72. The type will be double if the input is double, and float otherwise.
If missing values are encountered in a 2D subsection of the input array, then no interpolation will be performed on that 2D array, and the corresponding 2D subsection of the return array will be filled with missing values.
Arrays which have dimensions [...] x nlata x nlona should not include the cyclic (wrap-around) points when invoking this function. For example, if an array x has dimensions nlata = 64 and nlona = 129, where the "129" represents the cyclic point, then the user should pass the data to fo2fsh_Wrap via:
z = fo2fsh_Wrap ( x(...,0:nlona-2) ) ; does not include cyclic points
This function can only be used on grids that span the globe. It cannot be used for limited area grids.
Please read the caveats that you should be aware of when using spherical harmonic regridding.
This function is identical to the built-in function fo2fsh except it retains metadata.
Assume x is dimensioned nt x nlat x nlon. The code below interpolates from a fixed offset 2.5 degree grid (nlat=72, nlon=144) to a fixed grid with 2.5 degree resolution (jlat=73, ilon=144):
X = fo2fsh_Wrap (x) ; ==> X(nt,jlat,ilon)
ier is equal to:
4 or 10 if nlona is less than 4
5 or 10 if nlata is less than 3
8 if nlonb is less than 4
9 if nlatb is less than 3