The NetCDF Users' Guide

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NetCDF Users Guide

This guide describes the netCDF object model. This document applies to netCDF version 4.1.3, and was last updated on 10 June 2011.

Interface guides are available for C (see The NetCDF C Interface Guide), C++ (see The NetCDF C++ Interface Guide), Fortran 77 (see The NetCDF Fortran 77 Interface Guide), and Fortran 90 (see The NetCDF Fortran 90 Interface Guide).

Separate documentation for the netCDF Java library can be found at the netCDF-Java website,

For installation and porting information, see The NetCDF Installation and Porting Guide.

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Components of a NetCDF Dataset


Forms of Data Access

File Structure and Performance

Improving Performance With Chunking

NetCDF Utilities

File Format Specification

The NetCDF Classic Format Specification