LibCF, the NetCDF Library for the Climate and Forecast (CF) Conventions
The new LibCF library supports the Climate and Forecast Conventions for metadata.
Goals of LibCF
LibCF is being developed to help climate scientists share their data.
Current Status of LibCF
LibCF is currently available as part of the netCDF snapshot release, and will be available with the netCDF 4.1 release.
File Level Functions in LibCF
These LibCF functions are provided to help with file-level CF attributes.
Variable Metadata in LibCF
LibCF includes some functions to help with variable metadata.
Latitude and Longitude Functions in LibCF
LibCF includes some functions to help write and read latitude and longitude information.
Vertical Dimension Functions in LibCF
LibCF provides functions to help with the vertical dimension.
Time Functions in LibCF
LibCF includes some functions to help deal with the time dimension.
Geographic Subsetting in LibCF
LibCF can do (currently) primitive geographic subsetting.
This example illustrates the use of libcf.
The LibCF Website
See the LibCF website for distributions, documentation, support, and news.
Future Plans for LibCF
LibCF will continue to evolve and develop to support the CF Conventions.