sscws Example IDL Jupyter Notebook

This notebook demonstates using the sscws IDL library to access data from sscweb in the IDL programming language.

Note: This notebook is for the IDL version of cdasws. A notebook for the Python version is available at python cdasws notebook.

Installation

The following contains the procedure to install the sscws IDL library into your IDL environment. There are different procedures for different versions of IDL.

IDL 8.7.1 and higher

If you have an old version of the SPDF_SSC package already installed, remove the old version.

If the lastest version of the SPDF_SSC package is not already installed, install it as shown below.

You only need to install a particular version of the package once. You will need to restore the package everytime you restart your IDL session. Restore the package as shown below.

IDL 8.4.0 and newer

Download and restore spdfssc.sav. You will need to restore the package everytime you restart your IDL session.

Setup

Create an SpdfSsc object.

Get Observatories

Get a description of all the observatories that are available.

Get Ground Stations

The following code demonstrates how to get the list of available ground stations.

"One-line" Data Access

Additional Documentation

View the sscsws API for additional functions.