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Nansat is a scientist friendly Python toolbox for processing 2D satellite earth observation data.
The main goal of Nansat is to facilitate:
- easy development and testing of scientific algorithms,
- easy analysis of geospatial data, and
- efficient operational processing.
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We appreciate acknowledgments of Nansat. Please add a reference to the following paper if you use Nansat in scientific publications:
Korosov A.A., Hansen M.W., Dagestad K.-F., Yamakawa A., Vines A., Riechert M., (2016). Nansat: a Scientist-Orientated Python Package for Geospatial Data Processing. Journal of Open Research Software. 4(1), p.e39. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jors.120
You will find complete documentation for Nansat at Read the Docs.
You will find information about contributing to Nansat at Read the Docs.
# create environment with key requirements conda create -y -n py3nansat gdal numpy pillow netcdf4 scipy # activate environment source activate py3nansat # install nansat pip install nansat # launch python python
Another option is to use Docker containers (read about Docker).:
# download image with everything pre-installed and launch ipython docker run --rm -it -v /path/to/data:/data akorosov/nansat ipython
# download a test file wget https://github.com/nansencenter/nansat/raw/develop/nansat/tests/data/stere.tif
# import main file opener from nansat import Nansat # open a test file n = Nansat('stere.tif') # see file content print n # create RGB with auto-stretched histogram n.write_figure('stere_rgb.png', [1,2,3], clim='hist')
Nansat is outfitted with unittests, which you can use to ensure that all functionality works on your platform.
# install testing packages from conda-forge conda install -c conda-forge nose mock # run nansat.tests nosetests nansat # Run all tests including nansat_integration_tests with coverage cd <nansat_repository_folder> nosetests -w . --with-coverage --cover-package=nansat
The project is licensed under the GNU general public license version 3.
Development is supported by the Research Council of Norway as a part of NORMAP project (grant no. 195397/V30).