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pnetCDF is a high performance parallel library to access files compatible with the netCDF formats.



When referring to the Parallel netCDF project, please use the following URLs:

If you are looking for a reference to use in a published paper, please cite the SC2003 paper:


Usage on Bridges-2

To see what versions of pnetrCDF are available and if there is more than one, which is the default, along with some help, type

module spider parallel-netcdf

To use pnetCDF, include a command like this in your batch script or interactive session to load the pnetCDF module: (note ‘module load’ is case-sensitive):

module load parallel-netcdf