Frequently Answered Question

Question

Does IRIS support any simple ASCII data formats that contain timeseries data?

Does IRIS support any simple ASCII data formats that contain timeseries data?

Answer

Yes. IRIS now provides as an alternative output two forms of columnar text representations of data.

Currently, IRIS web services and rdseed can write out miniSEED data as ASCII. An example is shown below.

Read more about IRIS’s Simple ASCII data format and the tools that produce them.

Example

TIMESERIES IU_ANMO_00_BHZ_M, 288000 samples, 20 sps, 2010-02-27T06:30:00.019538, TSPAIR, INTEGER, COUNTS
2010-02-27T06:30:00.019538  -47237
2010-02-27T06:30:00.069538  -47304
2010-02-27T06:30:00.119538  -47367
2010-02-27T06:30:00.169538  -47430
2010-02-27T06:30:00.219538  -47499
2010-02-27T06:30:00.269538  -47572
2010-02-27T06:30:00.319538  -47653
2010-02-27T06:30:00.369538  -47747
2010-02-27T06:30:00.419538  -47844
2010-02-27T06:30:00.469538  -47941
2010-02-27T06:30:00.519538  -48049
2010-02-27T06:30:00.569538  -48170
2010-02-27T06:30:00.619538  -48293
2010-02-27T06:30:00.669538  -48419
2010-02-27T06:30:00.719538  -48543
2010-02-27T06:30:00.769538  -48668
2010-02-27T06:30:00.819538  -48796
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