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INSTALLATION GUIDE ILWIS and the GEONETCAST TOOLBOX

Introduction.
The GEONETCast Toolbox, developed as a plug-in under ILWIS, is using a number of other free software utilities. Follow the instructions given below to complete the installation.

What is GEONETCast and the GEONETCast Toolbox?

Download ILWIS:

Unzip the file and run the setup. Select as your installation
“drive:\directory” a location where you have the proper administrative rights (e.g.
D:\ilwis36gnc”. For all other options the default settings can be used.

Download GEONETCAST TOOLBOX:
http://www.itc.nl/departments/wrs/geonetcast/default.aspx

Download the file: “Geonetcast-Toolbox.zip” (from:) and copy this ZIP file n the ILWIS sub-directory “\Extensions” (note: there is no need to unzip he file! ILWIS automatically detects the ZIP file, unzips the file and nstalls the application when a new instance of ILWIS is started). Start ILWIS and in the Operation-Tree of IWLIS the Geonetcast Toolbox will appear. Double click the “Geonetcast-Toolbox” tab and inspect the content. Various options will appear that can be used to import several mage and data sources that are disseminated via EUMETCast- GEONETCast, a system that uses digital video broadcast (DVB) to deliver environmental data worldwide. For further information see also: http://www.eumetsat.int/Home/Main/What_We_Do/EUMETCast/?l=en.

Download Java: http://www.java.com/en/download/index.jsp 

If the system does not have the JAVA Runtime Environment installed already, move to the website indicated above, select the “Free Java Download” and install it . Accept the License Agreement to start and complete installation (using default settings).

Download IrfanView: http://www.irfanview.com/

Download the setup executable and save it in a temporary directory on your hard disk.

After the download has been completed run the setup, there is no need to create shortcuts, use the option: “For all users” and select the default Installation folder. Click “Next” three times, just use the default settings, “Don’t install Google Desktop Search”, click “Next” two times and after the installation has been completed, press “Done”.

An instance of IrfanView can be started to check if the installation has been successful, the program can stopped.

Download BUFRtool: http://www.northern-lighthouse.com/cipher/bufrtool.html 

On this webpage, select: Note the conditions of use. After accepting conditions of use, select: 
Download zipped MS Windows version of BUFRtool 4.1.0 (or newer version if
available)

Download the zip file to a temporary directory and unzip the file in this directory.

Move to the directory created during the unzip procedure, e.g. bufrtool-4.1.0

Copy the file “bufrtool.exe” from the BUFRtool sub-directory “/BIN” to the ILWIS
directory under:

Drive:\ilwis_dir\Extensions\Geonetcast-Toolbox\util

(note that “Drive:\” is the disk drive and the “\ilwis_dir\” is the ILWIS directory where
ILWIS was installed during the first step).

Copy also from the BUFRtool directory the whole sub-directory “\Tables” into the
ILWIS directory:

Drive:\ilwis_dir\Extensions\Geonetcast-Toolbox\util

The “\Util” directory now should have a sub-directory “\Tables” containing the so called
Bufr tables (html files numbered 7-13, etc)

With ILWIS, the Geonetcast toolbox plug-in and the other necessary utility-software
installed you are now ready to start.

Download pdf instructions.

 

 

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