Articles | Volume 8, issue 6
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 1877–1883, 2015
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 1877–1883, 2015
Development and technical paper
30 Jun 2015
Development and technical paper | 30 Jun 2015

NCIO 1.0: a simple Fortran NetCDF interface

A. Robinson and M. Perrette

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CMOR: Climate Model Output Rewriter, available at: (last access: 25 June 2015), 2015.
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Pierce, D.: ncdf: Interface to Unidata netCDF data files, available at: (last access: 25 June 2015), r package version 1.6.8, 2014.
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Here we present a concise interface to the NetCDF library designed to simplify reading and writing tasks of up to 6-D arrays in Fortran programs.