Dealias doppler velocities using the Region Based Algorithm#

In this example doppler velocities are dealiased using the ial condition of the dealiasing, using the region-based dealiasing algorithm in Py-ART.

Velocity dealiasing using Py-ART, Raw Doppler Velocity, First Sweep, Corrected Doppler Velocity, First Sweep, Raw Doppler Velocity, Sixth Sweep, Corrected Doppler Velocity, Sixth Sweep
print(__doc__)

# Author: Jonathan J. Helmus (jhelmus@anl.gov)
# License: BSD 3 clause

import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

import pyart
from pyart.testing import get_test_data

radar_file = get_test_data("095636.mdv")
sonde_file = get_test_data("sgpinterpolatedsondeC1.c1.20110510.000000.cdf")

# read in the data
radar = pyart.io.read_mdv(radar_file)

# read in sonde data
dt, profile = pyart.io.read_arm_sonde_vap(sonde_file, radar=radar)

# create a gate filter which specifies gates to exclude from dealiasing
gatefilter = pyart.filters.GateFilter(radar)
gatefilter.exclude_transition()
gatefilter.exclude_invalid("velocity")
gatefilter.exclude_invalid("reflectivity")
gatefilter.exclude_outside("reflectivity", 0, 80)

# perform dealiasing
dealias_data = pyart.correct.dealias_region_based(radar, gatefilter=gatefilter)
radar.add_field("corrected_velocity", dealias_data)

# create a plot of the first and sixth sweeps
fig = plt.figure(figsize=(15, 10))
ax1 = fig.add_subplot(221)
display = pyart.graph.RadarDisplay(radar)
display.plot(
    "velocity",
    0,
    vmin=-16,
    vmax=16,
    ax=ax1,
    colorbar_label="",
    title="Raw Doppler Velocity, First Sweep",
)

ax2 = fig.add_subplot(222)
display.plot(
    "corrected_velocity",
    0,
    vmin=-40,
    vmax=40,
    colorbar_label="",
    ax=ax2,
    title="Corrected Doppler Velocity, First Sweep",
)

ax3 = fig.add_subplot(223)
display = pyart.graph.RadarDisplay(radar)
display.plot(
    "velocity",
    5,
    vmin=-16,
    vmax=16,
    colorbar_label="",
    ax=ax3,
    title="Raw Doppler Velocity, Sixth Sweep",
)

ax4 = fig.add_subplot(224)
display.plot_ppi(
    "corrected_velocity",
    5,
    vmin=-40,
    vmax=40,
    colorbar_label="",
    ax=ax4,
    title="Corrected Doppler Velocity, Sixth Sweep",
)
plt.suptitle("Velocity dealiasing using Py-ART", fontsize=16)
plt.show()

Total running time of the script: (1 minutes 2.778 seconds)

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