Data Read/Write

Category of the tool

OpenMTP tools: Tools for reading and visualizing data in OpenMTP format ( METEOSAT )

Language/Sofware: C, Fortran, IDL
Application type(s): Data Read/Write, Extraction, Visualization
Related project(s): METEOSAT
It contains a list of tools for :
– mapping (lat,lon) coordinates to (i,j) pixel indexes and vice-versa
– data extraction
– data visualisation
Author(s): Antoinette Alias (ICARE), EUMETSAT

Jul / 25 / 2012

Geostat: Navigation routines for some geostationary satellites ( METEOSAT, GOES, MSG )

Language/Sofware: C, Fortran
Application type(s): Data Read/Write
Related project(s): GOES, METEOSAT, MSG
A set of routines to compute latitudes, longitudes, azimutal and zenithal angles from rows and columns in the satellite grid (and the reverse)
Author(s): C wrapper : Fabrice Ducos ( ICARE – LOA – Univ. of Lille ) ; FORTRAN Library developped by SATMOS and supplied by Geneviève Sèze ( LMD )

ReadRawFile: Useful Python module for reading binary files in a generic way

Language/Sofware: Numpy, Python
Application type(s): Data Read/Write
Related project(s):
This tool is a generic reading Python module for all binary files consisting in some headers followed by records with the same pattern.
Headers and record patterns are described in text files. Datasets are returned as Numpy arrays.
Author(s): Bruno SIX (ICARE)