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Webinar: NCL/NetCDF Relationship

Dennis Shea
March 7, 2014


This 26-minute introductory presentation describes the NCL variable model and how it relates to the NetCDF data format. It includes a quick description of the CF and COARDS conventions, a detailed description of the metadata components of a NetCDF file (global attributes, dimension names, variable attributes, coordinate variables), and a short demonstration of creating an NCL graphic of contours over a global map.

Slides as a PDF file (730K)

Recorded presentation as an MP4 file (39 MB)

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