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Data Cart

  • CoG users have a Data Cart associated with their account.
  • The Data Cart stores links to datasets of interest.
  • The links in the Data Cart persist unless removed. 

Step 1: Login

  • Click on the "Login" button in the upper right-hand corner of the page (Figure 1).

Figure 1: Screenshot showing the location of the "Login" link.

Step 2: Open the Data Widget

  • Click on the "Advanced Data Search" link in the Data Search widget (Figure 2).
  • Note not all projects have this widget enabled.
    • This may mean there is no data associated with that project OR
    • The project has chosen to provide an alternate means of linking to their data (e.g. an image on their home page).

Figure 2: Screenshot of the Data Search widget.

Step 3: Search for data

  • Use the facets on the left of the search page to narrow the search (Figure 3).

Figure 3: Screenshot of the search page showing search facets and search results.

Step 4: Send data to the Data Cart

  • Click the "Add to Data Cart", located below each search result to store that file in the Data Cart (Figure 3).
  • Click the "Add all displayed result to Data Cart", located above the search results to store all displayed datasets in the Data Cart (Figure 3).

Step 5: Access the the Data Cart 

  • The link "My Data Cart" is located right next to "My Profile" beneath the CoG logo (Figure 4).

Figure 4: Screenshot showing the link to the Data Cart below the CoG logo.

Step 6: Explore the Features of the Data Cart

  • In addition to storing datasets, the Data Cart (Figure 5)  can be used to:
    • Explore the metadata associated with a dataset (click the "Show Metadata" link). 
    • Send the dataset to the Live Access Server visualization service (click the "LAS Visualization" link). Note only CF compliant netCDF datasets work with LAS. 
    • Generate a WGET download script (click the "WGET Script" link). 
  • Individual datasets can be sent to the above services by selecting the check box next to the datasets of interest.
  • All saved datasets can be selected (click the "Select All Datasets" checkbox). 
  • A dataset can be removed from the Data Cart (click the "Remove" link).
  • All datasets can be removed (click the "Remove All" link).

Figure 5: Screenshot of Data Cart.

Last Update: Nov. 28, 2014, 10:45 a.m. by deleted user