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Hello list,

I am currently involved in a java project for processing data, and I 
have to write a java module that should be capable of reading netcdf 
satellite images, and display on screen the various images and 
information they contain.

I'm completely new to netcdf, I know nothing about it. What I want to 
do using java-netcdf  is:

- open netcdf files, find what's in it, and then read and get all the 
information it contains (in my case, satellite image data).

Having read the documentation, it's not very clear to me how to get the 
contents of a netcdf file, as it can be very general.

Any help ?

Thanks in advance

h. yahia
H. Yahia
Senior researcher
Clime project
Inria Rocquencourt
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78153 Le Chesnay Cedex
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