From: Hyacinth Nnamchi <hyacinth.1_at_nyahnyahspammersnyahnyah>

Date: Wed Jan 23 2013 - 09:09:11 MST

Date: Wed Jan 23 2013 - 09:09:11 MST

Thanks for your response Dennis, I'll try out your suggestion.

Hyacinth

*> Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 11:26:15 -0700
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*> From: shea@ucar.edu
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*> To: hyacinth.1@hotmail.com
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*> CC: ncl-talk@ucar.edu
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*> Subject: Re: Vertical averaging using varying depths
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*> There can not be function for everything.
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*> You can always write your own.
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*> Also, is the (x,y,z,t) fortran ordering???
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*> Is 'z' one dimensional or 4 dimensional?
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*> let: dz=layer_thickness,
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*> q=variable, fortran(x,y,z,t)=>ncl(t,z,y,x) ; 0,1,2,3
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*> z_zavg = dim_sum_n(q*dz, 1)/dim_sum_n(dz) ; q and dz (x,y,z,t)
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*> --
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*> dz4 = conform(dz,z,1)
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*> z_zavg = dim_sum_n(q*dz4, 1)/dim_sum_n(dz4) ; q(x,y,z,t), dz(z)
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*> On 1/21/13 10:00 AM, Hyacinth Nnamchi wrote:
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*> > Hi users,
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*> > I want to calculate the vertical average of a 4D (x,y,z,t) ocean variable. The problem is that the depths will have to vary: I want to use the thermocline depth (already calculated, x,y,t) as the base at each grid point, for the vertical vertical averaging. Is there a way/function to do this ncl?
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*> > Thanks in advance.
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*> > Hyacinth
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