The development branch of netcdf-java (2.2.17) has some new routines to deal with these more complicated grids, but i assume you need the C library? If so, thats a long way off.Yes, GrADS source is written in C. The external libs it links with have some C++ code. Java is not in the mix at the moment.
I wont be back in the office until monday, but then i will put up a dataset that uses lat/lon, eg one of the GFS global models.Thanks, John! That would simplify things and make it easier to test all the 1D time versions of the aggregated data sets.
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