Announcement: SeaDAS 5.1 Update 4 available

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Announcement: SeaDAS 5.1 Update 4 available

by obdaac_admin » Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:31 pm America/New_York

SeaDAS 5.1 Update 04 is now available on our ftp site.

NOTE: If you have not installed SeaDAS 5.1 yet, you DO NOT need to install this update after installing the main distribution files, since this update is included in the main tar file distributions. If you already have SeaDAS 5.1, you MUST first install update01, update02, and update03.

This update provides:

- Fixed buffer overflow in msl12
- Bug fix for setting aer_opt to fixed model and fixed aot
- Bug fix for l2bin scripts to use night flag of 'mixed'
- Fixed problem in msl1info for czcs on Irix
- New MODIS calibration LUT's

Instructions for installing SeaDAS 5.1 Update 04:

1. Go to your main $SEADAS directory:
2. Anonymously ftp to
3. After logged in, switch to binary mode:
4. Change directory to where the update files are located:
cd seadas/seadas/update04
5. Turn prompting off:
6. Get the zipped tar file for the update that corresponds to your operating system:
get update04_rh73.tar.gz (for RedHat 7.3)
get update04_fc2.tar.gz (for Fedora Core 1 and 2)
get update04_fc4.tar.gz (for Fedora Core 4)
get update04_fc6.tar.gz (for Fedora Core 6)
get update04_centos4.4.tar.gz (for CentOS 4.4)
get update04_mac_osx10.3_ppc.tar.gz (for Mac OS X 10.3/10.4 PowerPC)
get update04_mac_osx10.4_intel.tar.gz (for Mac OS X 10.4 Intel-based)
get update04_sol28.tar.gz (for Solaris 2.8 64-bit)
get update04_sol27.tar.gz (for Solaris 2.7 64-bit)
get update04_irix.tar.gz (for Irix 6.5 32-bit)
7. If you are going to use the embedded IDL package:
get seadas_idl_rt.tar.gz (for all OS's except RedHat 7.3)
get seadas_idl_rt_redhat.tar.gz (for RedHat 7.3 only)
8. Log off of ftp
9. If you are going to use the embedded IDL package:
rm -rf idl_rt
gunzip -c seadas_idl_rt.tar.gz | tar xvf -
gunzip -c seadas_idl_rt_redhat.tar.gz | tar xvf -
10. Unzip and extract the update files:
gunzip -c update04_rh73.tar.gz | tar xvf -
11. Change to the update04 directory:
cd update04
12. Make sure that your $SEADAS environment variable is set correctly:
setenv SEADAS /wherever/your/seadas5.1/is/located (for c shell)
or export SEADAS=/wherever/your/seadas5.1/is/located (for bash shell)
13. Run the update_04.csh script to install the files:
14. Run seadas_setup:
seadas_setup OR seadas_setup -em
15. Source the new config file:
source $SEADAS/config/seadas.env
16. Enjoy and let us know if you have any problems.

The SeaDAS Development Group


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