NCAR and CISL have developed and support a number of freely available software packages for visualization, data analysis, and high-performance computation. These include models that help researchers understand the impact of regional and global climate change, and tools and libraries for visualizing and analyzing data.

NCL visualization
NCL visualization. Click to see the whole image.

Software available on the HPC and analysis systems that CISL operates also includes open-source and commercial third-party products used for programming, analysis, and file management tasks. 

To determine which software modules to use on an individual computing resource, and for information about a system's unique user environment, please consult the documentation for that resource:

Also, see these pages for information regarding software packages and tools that are available for use on our systems: