Plot ICARTT Formatted Files

This example shows how to read and display International Consortium for Atmospheric Research on Transport and Transformation (ICARTT) file format standards V2.0

Author: Joe O’Brien

AAFNAV total_temp on 20181104, AAFNAV static_pressure on 20181104
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  plt.legend(loc='lower left')

from arm_test_data import DATASETS
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

import act
from act.io.icartt import read_icartt

# Call the read_icartt function, which supports input
# for ICARTT (v2.0) formatted files.
# Example file is ARM Aerial Facility Navigation Data
filename_icartt = DATASETS.fetch('AAFNAV_COR_20181104_R0.ict')
ds = read_icartt(filename_icartt)

# Create an ACT TimeSeriesDisplay.
display = act.plotting.TimeSeriesDisplay(
    ds, ds_name=ds.attrs['_datastream'], subplot_shape=(2,), figsize=(15, 5)
)
# Display the AAF Ambient Temperature
display.plot('ambient_temp', subplot_index=(0,), label='Ambient')
# Display the AAF Dewpoint Temperature
display.plot('dewpoint_temperature', subplot_index=(0,), label='Dewpoint')
# Display the AAF Total Temperature
# (i.e Temperature not corrected for heating due to atmospheric compression)
# Note: Total Temperature >= Ambient (Static) Temperature
display.plot('total_temp', subplot_index=(0,), label='Total')

# Display the AAF Static Air Pressure on the second subplot
display.plot('static_pressure', subplot_index=(1,))
# Include legend to identify AAF Temperatures
plt.legend(loc='lower left')
# Adjust vertical space between subplots
plt.subplots_adjust(hspace=0.4)
plt.show()

Total running time of the script: (0 minutes 0.734 seconds)

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