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A Practical Seismological Database Library in Python.

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Pisces is a Python library that connects your geophysical analysis environment to a SQL database that uses the Center for Seismic Studies (CSS) 3.0 or NNSA KB Core table schema.



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  • Import/export waveforms directly to/from your database.
  • Build database queries using Python objects and methods (SQLAlchemy), not by concatenating SQL strings.
  • Integration with ObsPy.
  • Geographic filtering of results.



  • ObsPy
  • Click
  • C compiler

Install from PyPI:

pip install pisces

Install current master from GitHub:

pip install git+

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  • Python 3 support!
  • No more Python 2 support
  • Add the ability to target a database and tables in a config file (see util.load_config).


  • Change package name to "pisces" instead of "pisces-db"
  • Add Antelope Datascope schema/tables.

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