nephstat2 displays the mean and standard deviation for (back) scattering and background values for a continuous segment of data.

Command Line Usage

nephstat2 [station] [instrument] start end


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. If omitted will try to infer from the current working directory.


Instrument base to calculate for. Defaults to “S11”.

Example Usage

Default instrument

nephstat2 bnd 2010:1 2010:2
Explicit instrument
nephstat2 bld S11 2012-08-15 2012-08-16