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SMAP (Soil Moisture Active Passive) data readers

Project description

SMAP (Soil Moisture Active Passive) data readers.

Works great in combination with pytesmo.


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Setup of a complete environment with conda can be performed using the following commands:

$ conda create -q -n smap_io -c conda-forge numpy h5py pyproj netcdf4 pyresample pandas
$ source activate smap_io
$ pip install smap_io

You can also install all needed (conda and pip) dependencies at once using the following commands after cloning this repository. This is recommended for developers of the package.

$ git clone --recursive
$ cd smap_io
$ conda create -n smap_io python=3.6 # or any supported python version
$ source activate smap_io
$ conda update -f environment.yml
$ python develop

Supported Products

  • SPL3SMP: SMAP L3 Radiometer Global Daily 36 km EASE-Grid Soil Moisture

Additional products will we added when need arises, feel free to open an issue to add a new data product or even better a pull request.


We are happy if you want to contribute. Please raise an issue explaining what is missing or if you find a bug. We will also gladly accept pull requests against our master branch for new features or bug fixes.


If you want to contribute please follow these steps:

  • Fork the smap_io repository to your account

  • make a new feature branch from the smap_io master branch

  • Add your feature

  • please include tests for your contributions in one of the test directories We use py.test so a simple function called test_my_feature is enough

  • submit a pull request to our master branch

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