Integrated Carbon Observing System (ICOS) data (ICOS / std)

Description

This plugin reads from the ICOS Carbon Portal format. Data can be downloaded here: `https://www.icos-cp.eu/data-products`__.

Warning

This is a preliminary version of a full parser for ICOS.

Yaml arguments

The following arguments are used to configure the plugin. pyCIF will return an exception at the initialization if mandatory arguments are not specified, or if any argument does not fit accepted values or type:

Optional arguments

default_unit: (optional): ppb

Default unit to use if not explicitly specified in each file

accepted type: <class ‘str’>

default_lat_unit: (optional)

If meridional direction not specified in header, takes the specified direction

accepted values:

  • N: assumes degrees North

  • S: assumes degrees South

default_lon_unit: (optional)

If zonal direction not specified in header, takes the specified direction

accepted values:

  • E: assumes degrees East

  • W: assumes degrees West

default_duration: (optional)

Default time interval if not explicitly specified in the header

accepted values:

  • hourly: assumes hourly averages

Yaml template

Please find below a template for a Yaml configuration:

 1obsparser:
 2  plugin:
 3    name: ICOS
 4    version: std
 5    type: obsparser
 6
 7
 8  # Optional arguments
 9  default_unit: XXXXX
10  default_lat_unit: XXXXX
11  default_lon_unit: XXXXX
12  default_duration: XXXXX