Demo data download helper functions.
get_* function below downloads files to a local directory and returns
a list of paths to those files. Some (not all) functions have multiple options
for how the data is downloaded (via the
method keyword argument)
Download data from a public google cloud storage bucket using the
Access data using OpenDAP or similar method from Unidata’s public THREDDS server (https://thredds.unidata.ucar.edu/thredds/catalog.html).
Access data using OpenDAP or similar method from the University of Wisconsin - Madison’s AOS department’s THREDDS server.
A last resort download method when nothing else is available of a tarball or zip file from one or more servers available to the Satpy project.
A network mount available on many servers at the Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. This is method is mainly meant when tutorials are taught at the SSEC using a Jupyter Hub server.
To use these functions, do:
>>> from satpy import Scene, demo >>> filenames = demo.get_us_midlatitude_cyclone_abi() >>> scn = Scene(reader='abi_l1b', filenames=filenames)