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Thredds catalog client

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Thredds Client for Python

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Installing Thredds Client


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Thredds client is available as Anaconda package. Install it with the
following command:

.. code:: bash

$ conda install -c birdhouse threddsclient

From github

Prepare a conda environment with the Python dependencies and activate

.. code:: bash

$ conda create python=2.7 lxml beautiful-soup requests -n threddsclient
$ source activate threddsclient

Clone the threddslclient github repo and install the Python module:

.. code:: bash

$ git clone
$ cd threddsclient
$ python develop

Using Thredds Client

Read the Thredds tutorial on catalogs: `Thredds Catalog
Primer <>`__

Get download URLs of a catalog

.. code:: python

import threddsclient
urls = threddsclient.download_urls('')

Get OpenDAP URLs of a catalog

.. code:: python

import threddsclient
urls = threddsclient.opendap_urls('')

Navigate in catalog

Start reading a catalog

.. code:: python

import threddsclient
cat = threddsclient.read_url('')

Get a list of references to other catalogs & follow them

.. code:: python

refs = cat.references

print refs[0].name
cat2 = refs[0].follow()

Get a list of datasets in this catalog

.. code:: python

data = cat.datasets

Get flat list of all direct datasets (data files) in the catalog

.. code:: python

datasets = cat.flat_datasets()

Get flat list of all references in the catalog

.. code:: python

references = cat.flat_references()

Crawl thredds catalog

Crawl recursive all direct datasets in catalog following the catalog
references. Stop recusion at a given depth level.

.. code:: python

import threddsclient
for ds in threddsclient.crawl('', depth=2):

Examples with IPython Notebook

- `NOAA Thredds
Catalog <>`__

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0.3.4 (2015-10-25)

* fixed travis build/tests
* updated docs

0.3.3 (2015-10-24)

* converted docs to rst.
* added.

0.3.2 (2015-07-15)

* append catalog.xml to catalog url if missing
* crawl method added

0.3.1 (2015-06-14)

* fixed catalog.follow()
* using dataset.download_url()
* added ipython example
* cleaned up Readme

0.3.0 (2015-06-13)

* Refactored
* added catalog.opendap_urls()

0.2.0 (2015-06-08)

* Refactored
* using CollectionDataset
* added catalog.download_urls()

0.1.1 (2015-06-05)

* Fixed catalog generation.
* added pytest dependency.

0.1.0 (2015-03-13)

* Version by

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