ice_io, a MATLAB code which reads or writes ICE datasets, defining a 3D grid, using the NETCDF file format.


The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.


ice_io is available in a C version and a C++ version and a FORTRAN90 version and a MATLAB version.

Related Programs:


ICE, a data directory which contains examples of ICE files, which store icesheet grid datasets in the NETCDF format.

ICE_TO_MESH, a MATLAB program which reads a NETCDF file containing an ICE dataset and rewrites the information as a MESH file.

MESH, a data directory which contains examples of MESH files, which can be used to define the geometry of a finite element mesh in 2D or 3D, using triangles, quadrilaterals, tetrahedrons or hexahedrons.

NETCDF, a directory of MATLAB programs which read and write NETCDF files.

NETCDF_GLIMMER, MATLAB programs which read and write GLIMMER grid and solution data stored as a NETCDF file.

NETCDF_MPAS, MATLAB programs which read and write MPAS grid data stored as NETCDF files.


  1. Pascal Frey,
    MEDIT: An interactive mesh visualization software,
    Technical Report RT-0253,
    Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique,
    03 December 2001.
  2. Russ Rew, Glenn Davis, Steve Emmerson, Harvey Davies, Ed Hartne,
    The NetCDF User's Guide,
    Unidata Program Center, March 2009.

Source Code:

Last revised on 22 December 2022.