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ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 Introduction to Metview Vesa Karhila Fernando Ii ECMWF.

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1 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 Introduction to Metview Vesa Karhila Fernando Ii ECMWF

2 Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 2 About Introduction – What can I do with Metview 1 hour 15 min Training course 3-5 March: three days! Contents: Introduction with examples Hands-on play with Metview Discussion, questions

3 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 3 About Metview Interactive meteorological application to: Access Manipulate Visualise meteorological data on Unix workstations Everything in Metview is an icon Easy to learn No need to type/remember commands Powerful meteorologically oriented macro language Interactive and batch modes Manuals available in PDF and HTML Check Metview web pages

4 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 4 What can I do with Metview?

5 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 5 Wind plotting

6 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 6 Field plotting

7 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 7 Field plotting

8 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 8 Satellite image + field

9 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 9 Satellite image

10 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 10 Tephigram

11 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 11 Observation plotting

12 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 12 Observation plotting

13 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 13 Observation plotting

14 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 14 Graph: curve, bar, area

15 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 15 Graph: curve, bar, area

16 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 16 Import Pictures

17 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 17 Map Layout

18 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 18 Metview Domain Visualisation is only the top of Metview iceberg!

19 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 19 Metview Concepts A Metview Task, e.g. Retrieve -> Compute -> Visualise/Save can vary widely in complexity, but always: Task is decomposed into simple steps in a logical sequence Each step is an operation on a Metview icon

20 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 20 Metview Main User Interface Edit to open Desktop Click-Right for Desktop Menu Main Desktop Opened Desktop Icon Drawers Menu Bar Desktop Menu

21 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 21 Metview Icon Editors Graphical editor (Display Window) Standard editor (MARS Retrieval) Family editor (Simple Formula) Text editor (Macro)

22 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 22 Metview Manuals Access to manuals on Metview web pages PDF version Printable, searchable HTML version Linked to editors ? button Also: MARS and Magics manuals! (Running Metview locally: Installation Guide)

23 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 23 Where can I run Metview? Remotely at ecgate You need ECMWF user id and access to ecgate At your own institute Metview can be installed locally Freely available to Member States Available with a price tag for outsiders NOTE: Metview runs on Unix platforms Now on your training workstation…

24 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 24 Starting Metview 1.Start Metview with command: metview_new & 2.Get examples by running script: ~trx/mv2004/mv_get_intro

25 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 25 Icon Id (click to see contents in plain text format) Input area Input element: Check Button Templates Drawer: Stores predefined (frequently used) icons Save/Exit area Help Button (linked to HTML Help Pages) Input element: Icon Field Input element: Option Menu Input element: Alphanumeric Field Metview Icon Editor example

26 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 26 Display Window Menu Bar Frame Menu (Click-Right) Content Tab Controls Tab Command Buttons (Tool Tip Help when pointing to) Plot Size Control

27 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 27 Change Geography Window Available in Frame Menu Current Selection Projection Buttons Coastlines Preferences In Edit menu Menu Bar Command Buttons (Tool Tip Help when pointing to)

28 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 28 Scrolling Through Your Data 1.Inside a plot frame Select Scroll Command Button - cursor shape changes to a left/right arrow if more data available 2.Using Controls Tab: Current Data Position Animation/Step Controls Click for a full List of Data Frame Selector (here only 1 frame) Progress Meter: drawn/not-drawn (see also: Background Drawing Button)

29 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 29 The VIEW Concept

30 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 30 Layout Editor - Layout Tab Selected Frame Subdivide selected Frame(s) Align Buttons Connect/Disconnect selected Frames Connected Frames New/Delete/Join Frames View Icon Tabs

31 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 31 Contents Tab Active Frame(s) Remove Buttons (Tool Tip Help when pointing to) 3 Levels Icon Edit (Click-Right)

32 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 32 Trajectories Trajectory database 30 days of data (-20…+10) For Member States users: trajectory database only on ecgate (and ecgate1) Two icons 1.Define trajectories 2.Define visualisation Predefined simple outlook – customise after plotting

33 ECMWF Metview – MOPTC June 2004 - 33 3D Visualisation – Vis5D


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