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Experimental tool to run a workflow on the CDS Toolbox remotely

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Experimental tool to run a workflow on the CDS Toolbox remotely.


Install via pip with:

$ pip install cdstoolbox-remote


If you are not already registered to the CDS, register here:

then log in the CDS and configure the cdsapi library following the instructions at:


Write a valid CDS Toolbox workflow to the file

import cdstoolbox as ct

@ct.application(title='Hello World!')
def application():

    data = ct.catalogue.retrieve(
            'originating_centre': 'ecmwf',
            'variable': '2m_temperature',
            'product_type': 'ensemble_mean',
            'year': '2018',
            'month': ['02'],
            'leadtime_month': ['1'],

    fig = ct.cdsplot.geomap(
        data, pcolormesh_kwargs={'cmap': 'RdBu_r'}, title='Mean {long_name}',

    return fig, data

Then run the worflow remotely with:

$ python


Copyright 2019 European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)

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