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nasa-wildfires

Download wildfire data from NASA satellites

Installation

$ pipenv install nasa-wildfires

Command-line usage

Usage: nasawildfires [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...

  A command-line interface for downloading wildfire data from NASA
  satellites.

  Returns GeoJSON.

Options:
  --help  Show this message and exit.

Commands:
  modis  Hotspots detected by the MODIS satellite in a recent 24-hour period
  viirs  Hotspots detected by the VIRRS satellite in a recent 24-hour period

Download a GeoJSON of hotspots detected by the MODIS satellite in a recent 24-hour period.

$ nasawildfires modis

Download a GeoJSON of hotspots detected by the VIIRS satellite in a recent 24-hour period.

$ nasawildfires viirs

Python usage

Import the library.

>>> import nasa_wildfires

Download a GeoJSON of hotspots detected by the MODIS satellite in a recent 24-hour period. Returns GeoJSON.

>>> data = nasa_wildfires.get_modis()

Download a GeoJSON of hotspots detected by the VIIRS satellite in a recent 24-hour period. Returns GeoJSON.

>>> data = nasa_wildfires.get_modis()

Contributing

Install dependencies for development.

$ pipenv install --dev

Run tests.:

$ make test

Shipping new version to PyPI.

$ make ship

Developing the CLI

The command-line interface is implemented using Click and setuptools. To install it locally for development inside your virtual environment, run the following installation command, as prescribed by the Click documentation.

$ pip install --editable .
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