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poets 0.2.0

python Open Earth Observation Tools

Package Documentation

Latest Version: 0.3.5

poets is a package with aims to provide a standard library that can be used for collecting and resampling geospatial image datasets.


  • easy download of geospatial image datasets provided via Supported Data Sources
  • spatial and temporal resampling of datasets
  • saves resampled images as NetCDF4 file

Supported Datasets

Sources Data Sources

In order to work properly, all datasets must be provided via one of the following protocols:

  • HTTP
  • FTP
  • SFTP

All files within a repository must be named following a certain structure, this structure MUST NOT vary.

Supported File Types

poets supports following file types:

  • NetCDF version >= 4.0
  • png, jpg, tif and gif image files

The latter image files must have global coverage with longitudes from -180 to 180 and latitudes from -90 to 90, with the left upper pixel at -180, 90 and the right lower pixel at 180,-90.

Ancillary data

The world country boundary shape file was downloaded from

File Type Py Version Uploaded on Size
poets-0.2.0.tar.gz (md5) Source 2014-08-29 2MB