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Open-File Report 2009-1177

Users’ Manual and Installation Guide for the EverVIEW Slice and Dice Tool (Version 1.0 Beta)

By Dustin Roszell, Craig Conzelmann, Sumani Chimmula, Anuradha Chandrasekaran, and Christina Hunnicut

Abstract

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Network Common Data Form (NetCDF) is a self-describing, machine-independent file format for storing array-oriented scientific data. Over the past few years, there has been a growing movement within the community of natural resource managers in The Everglades, Fla., to use NetCDF as the standard data container for datasets based on multidimensional arrays. As a consequence, a need arose for additional tools to view and manipulate NetCDF datasets, specifically to create subsets of large NetCDF files. To address this need, we created the EverVIEW Slice and Dice Tool to allow users to create subsets of grid-based NetCDF files. The major functions of this tool are (1) to subset NetCDF files both spatially and temporally; (2) to view the NetCDF data in table form; and (3) to export filtered data to a comma-separated value file format.

First posted September 29, 2009

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Roszell, Dustin, Conzelmann, Craig, Chimmula, Sumani, Chandrasekaran, Anuradha, and Hunnicut, Christina, 2009, Users’ manual and installation guide for the EverVIEW slice and dice tool (version 1.0 beta): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1177, 40 p.



Contents

Abstract

Introduction

System Requirements

Data

Windows XP Service Pack 2

Mac Operating System X 10.5

Ubunto 8.10

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