Video Tutorial on 'podaacpy' python utility library

Video Tutorial on 'podaacpy' python utility library

Postby podaac » Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:34 pm

Video Tutorial on 'podaacpy' is available at:

What does 'podaacpy' offer?

The library provides a Python toolkit for interacting with PO.DAAC's APIs:

PO.DAAC Web Services (v3.2.2 APIs)
The PO.DAAC Web Services use a Representational State Transfer (REST) model with calls issued over a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) connection. On receipt of a request message, our services return the response in either an Extensible Markup Language (XML) structure or, optionally, a JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) format.

    Dataset Metadata- retrieves the metadata of a dataset
    Granule Metadata - retrieves the metadata of a granule
    Search Dataset - searches PO.DAAC's dataset catalog, over Level 2, Level 3, and Level 4 datasets
    Search Granule - does granule searching on PO.DAAC level 2 swath datasets (individual orbits of a satellite), and level 3 & 4 gridded datasets (time averaged to span the globe)
    Image Granule - renders granules in the PO.DAAC's catalog to images such as jpeg and/or png
    Extract Granule - subsets a granule in PO.DAAC catalog and produces either netcdf3 or hdf4 files

Metadata Compliance Checker (MCC)
MCC is an online tool and web service designed to check and validate the contents of netCDF and HDF granules for the Climate and Forecast (CF) and Attribute Convention for Dataset Discovery (ACDD) metadata conventions.

Level 2 Subsetting Services (L2SS)
PO.DAAC L2SS allows users to subset and download popular PO.DAAC Level 2 (swath) datasets.

Additionally, 'podaacpy' provides the following ocean-related data services for NASA Ocean Color Web:

More information can be found at

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Re: Video Tutorial on 'podaacpy' python utility library

Postby sushantingle » Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:26 am

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