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NCAR Command Language (NCL) Data Access, Analysis, and Visualization Programming Language
Entry ID: NCAR_NGWWW

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Summary
Abstract: The NCAR Command Language (NCL) is a programming language designed specifically for the access, analysis, and visualization of data. NCL can be run in interactive mode, where each line is interpreted as it is entered at your workstation, or it can be run in batch mode as an interpreter of complete scripts.

The power and utility of the language are evident in three areas:
- file input and output
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Description: Download the NCL binaries and/or source code.
Service Citation
Originators: National Center for Atmospheric Research
Title: NCAR Command Language (NCL) Data Access, Analysis, and Visualization Programming Language
Provider: NCAR
URL: http://ngwww.ucar.edu/
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >DATA SEARCH AND RETRIEVAL Parameter Definition

Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >AEROSOLS >AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE >ALTITUDE >GEOPOTENTIAL HEIGHT Parameter Definition
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Access Constraints To freely access, download, and use NCL, you must:

1. Agree to the NCL License.
2. Fill out and submit a short registration form. You need to at least fill in
the name, site, and email address fields.
3. Download the desired binaries.
4. Install the binaries on your system.
Service Provider
UCAR/NCAR/CISL/VETS > Visualization and Enabling Technologies Section, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, UCAR Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.vets.ucar.edu/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: NCAR NCL SUPPORT
Email: ncargfx at ucar.edu.
Contact Address:
1850 Table Mesa Dr.
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Distribution_Format: Binaries
Fees: No Fee
Personnel
SCOTT A. RITZ
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: 301-614-5126
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date:
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-02-15
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