Reading netCDF data using geoprocessing tools


You cannot add a netCDF file using the Add Data Add Data button in ArcGIS applications (ArcMap, ArcScene, or ArcGlobe).

You can use the Make NetCDF Raster Layer, Make NetCDF Feature Layer, and Make NetCDF Table View tools from the Multidimension Tools toolbox to create a raster layer, feature layer, and table view, respectively, from a netCDF file.

Multidimension toolbox
Multidimension toolbox

You can also drag a netCDF file from Windows Explorer into another application.

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