In this exercise we'll display the Level III radar images for the super cell area that we loaded in the previous exercise.
Display Windowby selecting the
File->New->Display Window->Map Display->One Panemenu. By default, the IDV will load data into the currently selected
Display Window. Minimize the other window with the satellite image in it for now.
Data Source Chooser. . Click on the
Radartab, then the
adde.ucar.edu. In the
CCS039R. If either of these is not in the list, just type them in. When you have made your selections, click the
Radar Data Type:selector, choose the
Base Reflectivity Tilt 1type.
Absolute timesradio button. With this option selected, the server is queried for a set of available times for that type and these are listed in the
Times:panel. Select the 11 images from
1998-06-29 21:59:00Z. Be sure the
Data Type:is set to
Reflectivity. Make sure the
Create displayoption is checked, and then click the
Default Background Maps Control. Turn on the
North & Central Americamaps. the
US Interstate Highwaysmaps. Make sure all other maps are off. When you are finished, go back to the
Displays->Locations->US->U.S. Citiesmenu to overlay some place names. Change the display to show the locations using a custom layout by using the display control's
Layout Modelradio button in the control.
Time Animation Propertiesdialog in the satellite display window. Uncheck the
Sharedcheckbox and click the
Xin the upper right corner of the window.