The NCAR Command Language and NCAR Graphics

 1. Platform, price, supplier/creator  

o        Unix, Linux

o        N/A

o        The National Center for Atmospheric Research:

2. Applications

o        The NCAR Command Language is a free interpreted language designed specifically for scientific data processing and visualization

o        NCAR Graphics is a Fortran and C based software package to draw contours, maps, vectors, streamlines, weather maps, surfaces, histograms, X/Y plots, annotations, and more for scientific visualization

3.  Web Resources

o        Official website: ,

o        NCL documentation:

o        NCAR Graphics documentation: