Spherekit: Display

Field
Any field may be displayed using this selection.

Field Name

Select the name of the field to be displayed.

Graph Type

Two types of graphs can be displayed.

-->Isoline
An isoline plot is a smoothed contour plot.

-->Grid Plot
A grid plot is an unsmoothed plot that shows the resolution of the underlying data.

-->None
No field can be selected if it is desired to show data locations, triangulation, etc. (see Superimpose options) without any overlying field.

Options

-->Superimpose
Any of the following can be superimposed on a displayed field.

----->Data Values
----->Data Locations
----->Triangulation
----->Convex hull
----->Regular Grid

-->Zoom
The size of the displayed image can be set smaller or larger using this option.

-----> 50%
-----> 100% (default)
-----> 150%

-->Masking
Ocean or water-covered locations can be masked out using this option. Alternatively, land areas can be masked.
-----> No masking (default)
-----> Mask out sea
-----> Mask out land

Projection

Select a projection appropriate to your data set. You will be prompted for the corner lat/lon values or any other needed information associated with the projection.
-->Mercator
-->Orthographic
-->Mollweide

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Display Name

If you wish to save the displayed field, it can be given a name using this option. The field is saved as a postscript file.


Help
This selection accesses the on-line help for Spherekit

Metadata
Using this selection, the metadata for any field can be displayed.

Overview
Using this selection, the overview information for Spherekit is displayed.

How To
This selection contains hints on performing certain functions in Spherekit.

Read Me
This selection displays the README file that accompanies Spherekit.

Log File
This selection displays the current log file.

Credits
This selection displays the opening screen of Spherekit that contains the credits.