LLNL’s Community Data Analysis Tools (CDAT) provide a synergistic approach to climate modeling, allowing researchers to advance scientific visualization of large-scale climate data sets.

vCDAT is part of the CDAT suite. After beta testing, the new v1.0 is now available on GitHub. vCDAT is a desktop application that provides the graphical frontend for the CDAT package, using CDAT’s VCS and CDMS modules to render high-quality visualizations within a browser. Check out

With vCDAT you can export and import custom colormaps in multiple image formats. Tutorials and documentation are provided here. Installation requires Anaconda.

Stay tuned for v2.0, coming in spring 2019, which will leverage Jupyter Notebooks UI.