And I obtained the following error:
"The NetCDF library encountered an error during execution of 'open' function - 'Access failure (-77)'."
I have the Earthdata login in my .netrc and last year I used it to download ocean currents from the OSCAR data product. Today, I could access those data after one attempt, but when trying again I obtained the following error:
"The NetCDF library encountered an error during execution of 'open' function - 'DAP server error (NC_EDAPSVC)'"
Lastly, I tried the same approach with the two servers reported in the MATLAB tutorial (https://opendap.github.io/documentation/tutorials/matlab_tutorial.html) and I could not access those data either. This time, I obtained the following error:
"The NetCDF library encountered an error during execution of 'open' function - 'Not a valid data type or _FillValue type mismatch (NC_EBADTYPE)'"
I do not have problems using MATLAB to access other OPeNDAP servers (the Copernicus ones, for example). I am wondering if anyone knows the cause of this problem and/or if anyone is having similar issues using MATLAB and the EarthData OPeNDAP. Any help is appreciated.
PS: I am working on a MAC with OS Ventura and MATLAB R2021a
If I restart the browser and connect to the OPeNDAP URL, it asks for my Earthdata login. Is the browser also supposed to obtain this information from the .netrc?
After the login, I have normal access to the URL.
Our SME tried the OPeNDAP URL referenced today: https://opendap.earthdata.nasa.gov/collections/C2036877745-POCLOUD/granules/20230510000000-OSPO-L4_GHRSST-SSTfnd-Geo_Polar_Blended_Night-GLOB-v02.0-fv01.0
She accessed it using her browser and wget, and was able to successfully do a direct download in nc4. However, she had to refresh her requests twice because it was encountering a server issue. The Hyrax team is aware of BES connection issue (it’s an issue with their production env), but we are unsure what their timeline is to fix it.
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In both cases, I am able to download the data from the opendap url using safari, chrome, and curl in the command line, similar to the last post above.
But, I cannot get access in Matlab. Like the original poster, I can access opendap files using Matlab, e.g. ncdisp('http://test.opendap.org/dap/data/nc/sst.mnmean.nc.gz'), but not those in earthdata.nasa.gov.
I also cannot get the dap4:// protocol to work in the tutorial linked in the original post.
I spent a lot of time trying to get a .dodsrc file right, but I'm not certain that it is right, and I don't think I have another netcdf/C library program to test on this machine.
Do any Matlab users know a tutorial that works through the authentication/access issues for Matlab/Opendap?
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% wget --http-user=username --ask-password --keep-session-cookies https://opendap.earthdata.nasa.gov/collections/C2270392799-POCLOUD/granules/ssh_grids_v2205_1993020712.dap.nc4
% wget --http-user=username --ask-password --keep-session-cookies https://opendap.earthdata.nasa.gov/collections/C2036877745-POCLOUD/granules/20230510000000-OSPO-L4_GHRSST-SSTfnd-Geo_Polar_Blended_Night-GLOB-v02.0-fv01.0
Regarding the Matlab program, you could try to use the webread() function. It will return a long list of uint8. You probably need to convert it to a structure.