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v5d_write_var

Writes a single 3-dimensional gridded variable to a Vis5D+ format file.

Prototype

	procedure v5d_write_var (
		data [*][*][*] : float   
	)

Arguments

data

A 3-dimensional float array of gridded data values.

Description

v5d_write_var() writes data to a file in the Vis5D+ format. The data must be a 3D array of grid values where the number of values to write is equal to nr * nc * nl(var), ordered as:

     data[row + nr * (col + nc * lev)]
where row increases from North to South, col(umn) increases from West to East, and lev(el) increases from bottom to top.

The data is written in a compressed format. See the documentation for v5d_create for a discussion of how to best utilize compression settings for your data.

For further information on Vis5D+ and file formats, see documentation at the Vis5D website.

See Also

v5d_create, v5d_write, v5d_close, v5d_setLowLev, v5d_setUnits

Examples


  Assignment        Comments

  numtimes = 5      ; 5 time steps
  numvars = 1       ; 1 physical variable
  nr = 30           ; 30 rows in each 3D grid
  nc = 40           ; 40 columns in each 3D grid
  nl = 20           ; 20 levels in each 3D grid

  ...
  initialData = new((/nl, nc, nr/), "float")
  v5d_create(..., numvars, nr, nc, nl, (/"initialData"/) ...)
  ...
  v5d_write(i, 1, initialData)
  ...

  moreData = new((/nl, nc, nr/), "float")

;; [fill the 3D grid, from NW bottom corner: grid(0, 0, 0)
;;  to the SE upper corner: grid(nr -1, nc -1, nl - 1)]

  v5d_write_var(moreData)
  v5d_close()