NCL Workshop

This is a beginner level workshop which is focused on the use of NCL for the visualization of 2D gridded model or observational data. The tutorial covers the following content:

* NCL language basics

* Scalar techniques (XY‐, Contour‐, Slice‐, Bar Chart‐plots)

* Plot layout (Panels, Overlays, Annotations, Maps)

* Creating animations

More advanced topics, specifically help with visualizing your own data can be covered on the third workshop day.

The workshop will mainly be given by Karin Meier-Fleischer (DKRZ) and Mary Haley (NCAR).


* Basic Linux/Unix and programming experiences are strongly recommended.

* You are asked to bring your own laptops with you. A few days ahead of the workshop you will receive an email with instractions for the installation of NCL on your laptop. Installation is possible on Windows (via Cygwin), Linux and Mac OSX. On the registration form please let us know if you won't be able to bring a laptop with you!

The maximum number of participants is 30.

Is this course included in the current curriculum?