iris.fileformats.abf

Provides ABF (and ABL) file format capabilities.

ABF and ABL files are satellite file formats defined by Boston University. Including this module adds ABF and ABL loading to the session’s capabilities.

The documentation for this file format can be found here.

In this module:

iris.fileformats.abf.load_cubes(filespecs, callback=None)

Loads cubes from a list of ABF filenames.

Args:

  • filenames - list of ABF filenames to load

Kwargs:

Note

The resultant cubes may not be in the same order as in the file.

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A data field from an ABF (or ABL) file.

Capable of creating a Cube.

class iris.fileformats.abf.ABFField(filename)

Bases: object

Create an ABFField object from the given filename.

Args:

  • filename - An ABF filename.

Example:

field = ABFField("AVHRRBUVI01.1985feba.abl")
to_cube()

Return a new Cube from this ABFField.