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NetCDF Example Programs

Below are a couple simple NetCDF programs illustrating the most basic, and commonly used, functionality of the NetCDF library. They should be useful for the NetCDF beginner... The makefile is here.

The basics: Reading and Writing

ncNewFile.c
Minimal example showing how to create a well annotated file and fill it up with data.
ncReadFile.c
How to read an existing file

Misc

ncHeaderDump.c
How to query a file for various bits of information.

Utilities

mjrNetCDF.c mjrNetCDF.h
Some simple utilities to make the examples less difficult to read.
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