UPP Users Page

UPP Relevant Links

This page provides links to several sites that may be of interest to you.

Plotting and Visualization Tools

GRIB and GRIB2 Information

COPYGB

WGRIB2

DTC

This is the home page for the Developmental Testbed Center (DTC), which provides support for several additional community software packages, including:

In addition, to assist the research community with conducting detailed case study testing of newly developed techniques, the DTC has established and is maintaining the Mesoscale Model Evaluation Testbed (MMET). More information can be found here.

UCAR/NCAR

This is the home page for University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), which manages NCAR.

This is the home page for National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

NCEP/EMC Web Site

This is the homepage of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) - Environmental Modeling Center (EMC), the institution where UPP code developed.

Unidata

The Unidata site provides resources for using netcdf library.

NCAR Graphics

You may need to acquire the NCAR Graphics Library for some applications.

NCL

If you are using NCL (NCAR Graphics Command Language) or would like to learn more about NCL, you may want to visit this page, which provides many examples of ncl scripts which may be used to generate publication quality graphics.

NCAR Computational & Information Systems Laboratory (CISL)

NCAR CISL provides computing support on NCAR's major frames (such as IBMs) and data support.

  • Account: If you would like to compute on NCAR's computers, you can visit this page to find out your eligibility and how you might apply for an account.
  • Data Support: SCD's Data Support Section (DSS) provides archive for many meteorological datasets. You can use these data for free if you have a computing account with SCD. If you don't have one, you can contact DSS for acquiring data (with a fee).
  • Documents: If you do computing on NCAR's main frames, documents are available from this link.