6.4. Download from IODP-USIO logging database

The Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, United States Implementing Organization provides the logging database accessing service described in the webpage.

To load logging data from the IODP-USIO logging database, select the "IODP" meun item from the "File" menu and then select "Show IODP lists...". Then clicking on the "Logging DB" tab in the popup window as shown in the following figure.

Figure 6.9. Logging DB tab in IODP tables window

Logging DB tab in IODP tables window


Then depending on where do you run the program, you can choose to access the on-ship version or the Internet version of the service. On-ship version will use the service provider URL "http://loa.ship.iodp.tamu.edu/services/" and the Internet version will use the service provider URL "http://brg.ldeo.columbia.edu/". Once the service provider is selected, the available site and tool options will be downloaded and populated in the selectable combobox options. Or you can also type in interested site and tool and then click on the "Search" button to search for available data. The search result will be shown in the table rows below. You can use mouse to highlight multiple rows and click on the "Load selected data files" button to download, convert and load the data files. Then follow the "Plot dataset graph" steps to show data plots of these loaded data files.

A screen capture video of these actions can be found in this link online (size: 6MB in 1920x1200 resolution).