Re: Producing "stunted" Skew-T's

From: Dennis Shea <shea_at_nyahnyahspammersnyahnyah>
Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2009 16:09:04 -0600

I wrote NCL's skewT program. It is not readily modifiable.

It was done to mimic the Air Force SkewT and as a vehicle
to learn NCL. After it was complete, I donated it to the
NCL project. It was never designed to do what you want.


Don Morton wrote:
> We are producing Skew-T's from model output from Mt. McKinley in Alaska
> and our interests are primarily focused on the mountain itself, which
> rises to 20,320 feet MSL. As such, the folks who look at our graphics
> would be more interested in seeing a full-sized, detailed plot up to
> about 400mb, rather than the current 100mb plot I'm producing with NCL.
> Is the vertical scale produced by skewT_Background() and/or
> skewT_PlotData() fixed at 1000mb to 100mb, or is it somewhat easy to
> change this scale and, if so, any hints on how I'd change this?
> I've tried limiting the data that I feed to skewT_PlotData() to the
> lower levels, but I just end up with a shorter plot still on the 1000mb
> to 100mb scale.
> Thanks,
> Don Morton
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