satpy.readers.virr_l1b module

Interface to VIRR (Visible and Infra-Red Radiometer) level 1b format.

The file format is HDF5. Important attributes:

  • Latitude

  • Longitude

  • SolarZenith

  • EV_Emissive

  • EV_RefSB

  • Emissive_Radiance_Offsets

  • Emissive_Radiance_Scales

  • RefSB_Cal_Coefficients

  • RefSB_Effective_Wavelength

  • Emmisive_Centroid_Wave_Number

Supported satellites:

  • FY-3B and FY-3C.

For more information:

class satpy.readers.virr_l1b.VIRR_L1B(filename, filename_info, filetype_info)[source]

Bases: satpy.readers.hdf5_utils.HDF5FileHandler

VIRR Level 1b reader.

Open file and perform initial setup.

property end_time

Get ending observation time.

get_dataset(dataset_id, ds_info)[source]

Create DataArray from file content for dataset_id.

property start_time

Get starting observation time.