netcdf.close

Close netCDF file

Syntax

netcdf.close(ncid)

Description

netcdf.close(ncid) terminates access to the netCDF file identified by ncid.

ncid is a netCDF file identifier returned by netcdf.create or netcdf.open.

This function corresponds to the nc_close function in the netCDF library C API. To use this function, you should be familiar with the netCDF programming paradigm. See netcdf for more information.

Examples

This example creates a new netCDF file, and then closes the file. You must have write permission in your current directory to run this example.

ncid = netcdf.open('foo.nc','NC_WRITE')

netcdf.close(ncid)
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