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GrADS

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DESCRIPTION

The Grid Analysis and Display System (GrADS) is an interactive desktop tool that is used access, manipulation, and visualization of earth science data. GrADS has two data models for handling gridded and station data. GrADS supports many data file formats, including binary (stream or sequential), GRIB (version 1 and 2), NetCDF, HDF (version 4 and 5), and BUFR (for station data).

USAGE

grads [options ...]

Once the GUI loads the following commands are available from the shell GrADS was started.

Basic Commands:

OPEN <descr> - opens a data file
Query - shows current status
Clear - clears graphics window
SET <args> - sets options
Display expr - displays a variable graphically
QUIT - exits the program

LICENSE INFORMATION

For information on supported platforms, versions and licenses, please check the AFRL DSRC Software Page:
http://www.afrl.hpc.mil/software/

VENDOR LINKS

GrADS Home Page - http://www.iges.org/grads/
GrADS User Forum - http://www.iges.org/grads/gadoc/users.html
GrADS Documentation - http://www.iges.org/grads/gadoc/tutorial.html