Panoply netCDF, HDF and GRIB Data Viewer
Credits and Acknowledgments
Panoply was written by;
Java Code Libraries
Panoply uses the following third-party, open-source Java code libraries, provided under various licenses as listed. You may obtain source code for these libraries at the URLs provided. More information about Panoply itself is available at www.giss.nasa.gov/tools/panoply.
NetCDF Java, version 4.6.1. Copyright © 1993-2015 University Corporation for Atmospheric Research/Unidata. Available at www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf-java. Used under terms of the Unidata netCDF license.
The unified "netcdfAll" jar bundles in several other libraries, including: GRIB Java Decoder; OPeNDAP library; Apache Commons Logging, Commons Codec and HttpClient libraries; JDOM; and Simple Logging Facade for Java (SLF4J). Please see the NetCDF Java website for a list of these libraries and their license information.
Other libraries used include:
Exploding Pixels' MacWidgets for Java. Copyright © 2008-2010 Kenneth Orr. Available at explodingpixels.wordpress.com and code.google.com/p/macwidgets. Used under terms of the Lesser General Public License.
iText Java-PDF, version 2.0. Copyright © 1999-2007 by Bruno Lowagie and Paulo Soares. Available at sourceforge.net/projects/itext/files. Used under terms of the Mozilla Public License. (Note: Releases of iText subsequent to version 2 use a different license.)
The color tables built into Panoply come from several sources. Among them are:
CB. Color tables whose names begin with the prefix "CB" are based on color information obtained from ColorBrewer2.org by Cynthia A. Brewer of the Dept. of Geography at the Pennsylvania State University.
GMT. Color tables whose names begin with "GMT" are based on color schemes from the Generic Mapping Tools software from SOEST at the University of Hawai'i.
NCL. Color tables whose names begin with "NCL" are based on color schemes from the NCL Graphics Color Table Gallery from UCAR.
UO. Color tables whose names begin with "UO" are based on color schemes described by Light & Bartlein of the Dept. of Geography at the University of Oregon.
Some color tables included with the Panoply software package were obtained from J.J. Green's CPT City, soliton.vm.bytemark.co.uk/pub/cpt-city. See that site for many more CPT format color tables compatible with Panoply.
Most coastline and border outline map overlays included in Panoply are based on the Micro World Data Bank II (MWDB II) dataset, originally created by Fred Pospeschil and Antonio Rivera. We use the version dated 2011 available for download from Pospeschil's website, microworld-db-2.sourceforge.net.