Issue with l2bin and Meris level 2 files

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Issue with l2bin and Meris level 2 files

by cberglund » Fri Nov 12, 2021 8:15 pm America/New_York


I'm trying to convert a large number of MERIS level 2 files into binned 4km daily level 3 chlor_a files. However, when I try running l2bin, just l2bin 7.0.1 gets printed to the terminal but none of the other typical information that follows that. Everything works fine when I've tried running it with level 2 MODIS and VIIRS files, so I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong.

Here's the python code I'm using to call l2bin:["l2bin",

which would end up running this command line for example

l2bin l3bprod=chlor_a resolve=4 flaguse=flags

I'm using the default flags $OCSSWROOT/share/meris/l2bin_defaults.par



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Re: Issue with l2bin and Meris level 2 files

by OB SeaDAS - xuanyang02 » Mon Nov 15, 2021 10:31 am America/New_York

Can you run

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on your terminal and post the result here?

Can you also

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ls -l

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ncdump -h
and see if was generated?

Can you also provide the content of, so we can reproduce the error?

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