Fedora 22 Update: ncl-6.3.0-1.fc22

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Fedora Update Notification
2015-04-02 00:25:54

Name        : ncl
Product     : Fedora 22
Version     : 6.3.0
Release     : 1.fc22
URL         : http://www.ncl.ucar.edu
Summary     : NCAR Command Language and NCAR Graphics
Description :
NCAR Command Language (NCL) is an interpreted language designed specifically
for scientific data processing and visualization.  Portable, robust, and free,
NCL supports netCDF3/4, GRIB1/2, HDF-SDS, HDF4-EOS, binary, shapefiles, and
ASCII files.  Numerous analysis functions are built-in.  High quality graphics
are easily created and customized with hundreds of graphic resources.  Many
example scripts and their corresponding graphics are available.

Update Information:

Update to 6.3.0:

- Close to 30 new functions, including (but not limited to):
* Butterworth bandpass filter
* Calculation of potential vorticity and temperature
* K-means clustering via the Hartigan and Wong AS-136 algorithm
* Vertical interpolation routine for WRF ARW variables
* "Regular expression" (regex) string matching
* Getting the unique values in an array
* Routines for coloring streamlines based on a scalar field  (contribution from Alan Brammer, UAlbany)
- Improvements to NCL's handling of advanced file structures (NetCDF-4 and HDF5 groups, for example)
- Improvements and updates to the GRIB 1/2 readers
- Speed-up for multiple calls to the "fbinrecread" function
- More options on the appearance of polyline and polygons overlaid on maps
- Many bug fixes

For full details, please see: http://www.ncl.ucar.edu/current_release.shtml

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use
su -c 'yum update ncl' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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