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Grads essential component of cola s cyberinfrastructure

GrADS: Essential Component ofCOLA’s Cyberinfrastructure

Brian Doty

Jennifer Adams


Grads capabilities
GrADS Capabilities

  • GrADS has 2 data models

  • 5-D gridded data

  • In situ (station) data

  • Missing data handled throughout

  • GrADS can read many data formats

  • Binary

  • BUFR

  • GRIB (versions 1 & 2)

  • HDF (versions 4 & 5)

  • NetCDF (versions 3 & 4)

  • Expression syntax is flexible, compact, recursive

  • Programmable interface for scripting


20 Years of GrADS

Begin version 2 development

BAMS CD-ROM distribution

GDS; OPeNDAP integration

Rapid community adoption

Name chosen; First release

Scripting language added

AMS Special Award

Version 2 released

User forum started

First code written

Survived Y2K

2010

1990

1995

2000

2005


Development drivers
Development Drivers

Scientists’ known needs

  • Improve productivity of COLA scientists

  • Requests from the user forum

    Anticipate future needs

  • Trends in modeling

  • Data formats, web tools, software libraries, etc.

  • Interoperability



To build grads link to
To build GrADS, link to:

  • libcurl

  • libdap

  • libdapclient

  • libdf

  • libgadap

  • libgd

  • libgeotiff

  • libgrib2c

  • libhdf5

  • libhdf5_hl

  • libjasper

  • libjpeg

  • libmfhdf

  • libncurses

  • libnetcdf

  • libpng12

  • libreadline

  • libshp

  • libsz

  • libtiff

  • libudunits

  • libxml2

  • libz


Focus development in three areas
Focus Development in Three Areas

Analysis

  • Defop, Relational operators

  • SVD/EOF, sorting, distributions

  • ESMF grid interpolation

    Display

  • Improve readability of quantitative information

  • More image tools

  • GIS

    Performance

  • Multi-threading


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