obspy.io.scardec - SCARDEC file format support for ObsPy

This module provides read/write support for the SCARDEC source file format supplied by IPGP.

copyright:The ObsPy Development Team (devs@obspy.org)
license:GNU Lesser General Public License, Version 3 (https://www.gnu.org/copyleft/lesser.html)


It works by utilizing ObsPy’s read_events() function.

>>> import obspy
>>> cat = obspy.read_events("/path/to/SCARDEC_file")
>>> print(cat)
1 Event(s) in Catalog:
2003-12-26T01:56:58.129999Z | +29.100,  +58.240 | 6.54 mw

The event will contain one origins with a moment rate function.

>>> print(cat[0])  
Event:  2014-01-25T05:14:18.000000Z |  -7.985, +109.265 | 6.202 mw
resource_id: ResourceIdentifier(id=’...’)
event_type: ‘earthquake’
event_descriptions: 1 Elements
comments: 1 Elements
focal_mechanisms: 1 Elements
origins: 1 Elements

magnitudes: 1 Elements

source_time_functions: 1 Elements

This module also offers write support for the SCARDEC format.

>>> cat.write("output/SCARDEC_file", format='SCARDEC')  


core SCARDEC file format support for ObsPy.