grib_api installations at NSC

The ECMWF GRIB API is an application program interface accessible from C, FORTRAN and Python programs developed for encoding and decoding WMO FM-92 GRIB edition 1 and edition 2 messages. A useful set of command line tools is also provided to give quick access to GRIB messages. grib_api is built by NSC following the ECMWF documentation. Please contact if you have problems with our grib_api installation.

Upgrade policy

NSC will install new grib_api versions only if someone requests them. If you need a new version, contact

How to use

Load the grib_api module corresponding to the version you want to use, e.g

module load grib_api/1.24.0-nsc1-intel-2018a-eb

Binaries included in grib_api (e.g grib_ls) are now available in your search path. The environment variable ${GRIB_API_DIR} is also set to the installation directory, so if you want to link against grib_api you can do e.g

icc -I $GRIB_API_DIR/include -L $GRIB_API_DIR/lib

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