Posts tagged python

Utilizing xarray for CfRadial - ODIM_H5 interoperability

We have just added a new feature for CfRadial2 - ODIM_H5 interoperability to wradlib.

wradlib is now able to read data from netcdf-based CfRadial1, CfRadial2 and hdf5-based ODIM_H5 (and other hdf5-flavours (GAMIC)).

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easy install using conda-forge

With the help of an outstanding community effort named conda-forge, wradlib can now be more conveniently installed on linux, windows and osx.

Until now, installing \(\omega radlib\) and its dependencies could be tricky, with each OS having its own issues. On Windows, we so far recommended to satisfy all depencies via Python(x,y). This was convenient; however, it limited users to Python 2.7, and, more importantly, to 32-bit Python. This was a serious drawback particularly for memory-intensive applications.

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Simple Treeview with traits

Since we are continuously receiving inquiries regarding the work with Rainbow5(TM) radar data, I will present here a nice way of visualizing the dictionary representation of an arbitrary Rainbow5 file.

This code snippet makes use of the python packages traits and traitsui.

Example view

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wradlib goes toward python3

With Pull Request #5 we made the first step to have \(\omega radlib\) support Python3. All tests are running fine now, so we consider this a straight conversion. Nevertheless, there is an open issue which gets hold of remaining conversion problems. If you find a bug or issue, please report it there.

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