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Manage metadata of traces

command: META <trclist> <subcmd>

Lists or completes metadata of traces on display via FDSN webservers.

parameters

  • <trclist> parameter type: trace list
    List of traces to apply metadata processing. Example: 'ALL'
  • <subcmd> parameter type: trace list
    Subcommand to execute. Possible values are:
    LIST: list metadata information for each trace on the display, showing station location, gain and existence of transfer function (poles and zeros).
    COMPLETE_LOCATION: access FDSN webserver and try to retrieve missing station location information.
    COMPLETE_RESPONSE: access FDSN webserver and try to retrieve missing station, location, gain constant and transfer function.
    COMPLETE: alias name of COMPLETE_RESPONSE

qualifiers

  • /DEL_INCOMPLETE
    Traces with missing metadata information (after executing the metadata request) are deleted.
  • /ADDR=<fdsnserver>
    Address or alias name for FDSN webserver. Examples: "bgr", "gfz" or "iris".

example

META ALL LIST
List all metadata information
META ALL COMPLETE /ADDR=IRIS /DEL_INCOMPLETE
Tries to complete missing metadata by accessing the IRIS FDSN webservice. Traces which do not have complete metadata after this request are deleted.