intake-xarray provides quick and easy access to n dimensional data
suitable for reading by xarray.
To use this plugin for intake, install with the following command:
conda install -c conda-forge intake-xarray
After installation, the functions
intake.open_opendap will become available.
They can be used to open data files as xarray objects.
Creating Catalog Entries¶
Catalog entries must specify
driver: xarray_image, or
The zarr and image plugins allow access to remote data stores (s3 and gcs),
settings relevant to those should be passed in using the parameter
Choosing a Driver¶
While all the drivers in the
intake-xarray plugin yield
objects, they do not all accept the same file formats.
Supports any file format that can be passed to xarray.open_dataset. this included .nc, .grib, and unauthenticated OPeNDAP URLs
Supports OPeNDAP URLs that require authentication.
Supports any file format supported by
rasterio.open - most commonly
Supports any file format that can be passed to
which includes all the common image formats (jpg, png, tif, …)