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Please note that NCAR Graphics is no longer supported, and that this website continues to exist solely for reference. Our current project is GeoCAT, a collection of Python packages related to NCL.

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Contour plots
XY plots
Vector plots
Streamline plots
Triangular meshes
Weather maps
Scrolling titles
GKS library
Math library

What is NCAR Graphics?

NCAR Graphics is a Fortran and C based software package for scientific visualization

Getting started

Information on how to get started using NCAR Graphics


Examples of NCAR Graphics usage


Links to programmer documents, a user guide, and more


NCAR Graphics is available free in source code and binary form.


Where to get help, links to a support email group, and an FAQ

What's new

What's new in the latest version of NCAR Graphics


Search NCAR Graphics web site

NCAR Command Language

An interpreted language designed specifically for scientific data analysis and visualization.


NCAR is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.