satpy.readers.abi_base module

Advance Baseline Imager reader base class for the Level 1b and l2+ reader.

class satpy.readers.abi_base.NC_ABI_BASE(filename, filename_info, filetype_info)[source]

Bases: BaseFileHandler

Base reader for ABI L1B L2+ NetCDF4 files.

Open the NetCDF file with xarray and prepare the Dataset for reading.

property end_time

End time of the current file’s observations.


Get the area definition of the data at hand.

get_dataset(key, info)[source]

Load a dataset.

property nc

Get the xarray dataset for this file.

property sensor

Get sensor name for current file handler.


Convert the ‘spatial_resolution’ global attribute to meters.

property start_time

Start time of the current file’s observations.