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 local or downloadable file that can be passed to xarray.open_mfdataset. Works for:
Supports OPeNDAP URLs, optionally with
.zarr directories. See https://zarr.readthedocs.io/ for more
Supports any file format supported by
rasterio.open - most commonly
Note: Consider installing
rioxarray and using the
netcdf driver with
Supports any file format that can be passed to
which includes all the common image formats (
Remote files can be cached locally by `fsspec<https://filesystem-spec.readthedocs.io/en/latest/features.html#url-chaining>`_.
opendap does not support caching as the URL does not back a downloadable file.