data.ebas.get downloads data from the “Machine to Machine” interface provided by NILU's EBAS Interface and constructs CPD2 style records from the resulting data. It uses ebas.import.conf to determine the variable data sources and records.conf to determine the record contents.

data.ebas.get can be used independently or as part of the list of sources data.get uses.

Command Line Usage

data.ebas.get station record start end archive


start and end

The time specifiers for the data to be retrieved. Start is inclusive while end is exclusive, so all data contained within the half open interval [start,end) will be returned. Any convertible time format is accepted.


The station identifier code. For example 'brw'. Case insensitive.


The cpd2 record type to be retrieved. For example: 'SWa'. Case sensitive. Must contain a definition in records.conf and at least one source in ebas.import.conf.

Example Usage

data.ebas.get bnd SWa 2009:1 2d clean