IDL, short for Interactive Data Language, is a programming language used for data analysis. It is popular in particular areas of science, such as astronomy, atmospheric physics and medical imaging

Version: 8.5 (G100, MARCONI)

Availability: GALILEO100, MARCONI

Target: restricted

Official web site:

Related Commands:

To load the application you should run:

module load profile/astro
module load  idl

Help and Documentation:

You can find documentation on the system, with the command

module help idl

The manual is on the web at the original home page (

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