Re: 5.1.1 not recognising some ECMWF variables

From: Dennis Shea <shea_at_nyahnyahspammersnyahnyah>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 06:09:24 -0600

Hi Isla

Offline

[1]
See the write-up at
http://www.ncl.ucar.edu/new_release.shtml

[2]

Yes ... pls ftp the file(s).

Note: Dave Brown in out of town. I am not sure if he
will be checking email. If not, he returns
next week.

ftp ftp.cgd.ucar.edu
anonymous
Use your email address for the password
cd incoming
put ...
put ...
    :
quit

Send us an email with the following information:

The names of the files after you have successfully completed the
transfer. We cannot look at the ftp/incoming directory for security reasons.

---
D
Gilmour, Isla wrote:
> Iíve got some code running under NCL vs 5.1.0 which pulls out a number 
> of variables from ECMWF grib files and plots them.
> 
> When I try to run the same code under NCL vs 5.1.1, I get a fatal error 
> due to some of the variables Iím trying to pull in not being 
> recognised.  Bizarrely some of the variables are still recognised, some 
> not.  Below are some examples, tho neither list is likely to be complete. 
> 
>  
> 
> Not recognised:
> 
> VAR_167_GDS4_SFC_10
> VAR_151_GDS4_SFC_10
> VAR_228_GDS4_SFC_10_1
> 
>  
> 
> Recognised
> 
> VAR_156_GDS4_ISBL_10
> 
> VAR_34_GDS4_SFC_10
> 
>  
> 
> Any insight (and a fix/work around) much appreciated
> 
> I can send sample grib file offline if needs be.  Further details below
> 
> Isla Gilmour
> 
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> 
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> 
>  
> 
> Error message on running under 5.1.1 is
> 
> "fatal:Either file (input_file) isn't defined or variable 
> (VAR_167_GDS4_SFC_10) is not a variable in the file"
> 
>  
> 
> VAR_167 is the first variable to be pulled in.  Commenting out the lines 
> which read in vars 167, 151 & 228, the code runs to completion.
> 
>  
> 
> Lack of variable recognition in 5.1.1 confirmed by using
> 
> ; ---- begin script -----
>     var_1 = getfilevarnames(input_file)
>         do i = 0, dimsizes(var_1)-1
>             print(var_1(i))
>         end do
> ; ---- end script -----
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> version-5.1.1
> -------------
> 
> |root_at_xxx Mon Jun 22 ~|ncl  < test.ncl |egrep -v warning | egrep 
> '\.grb|167|151|228_GDS4_SFC_10_1'
> (0)     /ECM_01.grb
> (0)     /ECM_02.grb
> (0)     /ECM_03.grb
> (0)     /ECM_04.grb
> 
> 
> version-5.1.0
> -------------
> 
> |a_at_yyy Mon Jun 22 ncl  < test.ncl |egrep -v warning | egrep 
> '\.grb|167|151|228_GDS4_SFC_10_1'
> (0)     /ECM_01.grb
> (0)     VAR_228_GDS4_SFC_10_1
> (0)     VAR_167_GDS4_SFC_10
> (0)     VAR_151_GDS4_SFC_10
> (0)     /ECM_02.grb
> (0)     VAR_228_GDS4_SFC_10_1
> (0)     VAR_167_GDS4_SFC_10
> (0)     VAR_151_GDS4_SFC_10
> (0)     /ECM_03.grb
> (0)     VAR_228_GDS4_SFC_10_1
> (0)     VAR_167_GDS4_SFC_10
> (0)     VAR_151_GDS4_SFC_10
> (0)     /ECM_04.grb
> (0)     VAR_228_GDS4_SFC_10_1
> (0)     VAR_167_GDS4_SFC_10
> (0)     VAR_151_GDS4_SFC_10
> 
> v5.1.1 installed on Solaris x86.  v5.1.0 on Solaris SPARC.
> 
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