Recipe: Retrieve (global) data from HTTP server
Back to G5NR Data Access Guide.
We want to access G5NR data by downloading files from the
http server using either a web browser or the command line tool
The base url for G5NR data is
At this location, the data is organized by resolution (0.5000_deg/0.0625_deg), type (const/inst/tavg/tdav), collection name, year, month and day as follows:
DATA |---resolution | |---type | | |---collection | | | |---year | | | | |---month | | | | | |---day
For a discussion about the available resolutions, types and collections, please see File:G5NR-Ganymed-7km FileSpec-ON6-V1.0.pdf.
Download using a web browser
A web browser can be used to browse directories, read and retrieve files. To retrieve the collection
inst01hr_3d_T_Cv for the day 2006-09-18, one needs to point to
At this location, a file may be downloaded by simply clicking on the file name.
Download file(s) using the command line tool wget
The command line tool
wget can be used to retrieve the same files. To download a file for a specific time, say 0900z, we can use
- File Spec: File:G5NR-Ganymed-7km FileSpec-ON6-V1.0.pdf