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Load and plot UAF Geophysical Institute Digital Meridian Spectrometer data

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Digital Meridian Spectrometer

For Geophysical Institute's Poker Flat Digital Meridian Spectrometer, which uses NetCDF

example of PF-DMSP data

This library is also usable from Matlab, as seen in dmsp.m.

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python -m pip install -e .


Matlab users need:

Usage creates many plots.

Use as a Python module is like:

import dmsp

dat = dmsp.load('~/data/myfile.PF')

which returns xarray.Dataset


You can also graphically browse the files with the ncview program:

apt install ncview


if you get

ImportError: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory


apt install libnetcdf-dev
python -m pip install netcdf4


conda install netcdf4

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