Author: Doug Latornell <>
License:Apache License, Version 2.0

ECget is a tool to get observation data from Environment Canada weather and hydrometric web services and sites and store it in project-specific file formats. ECget was developed to support the SOG coupled physics-biogeochemical model for deep estuaries ( and it use to predict the timing of the spring phytoplankton bloom in the Strait of Georgia (

ECget is written in Python and is designed to be easily extensible for use in other projects and applications.

Documentation for the project is included in the docs/ directory and is rendered at

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The ECget code and documentation are copyright 2014 by Doug Latornell and The University of British Columbia.

They are licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0. Please see the LICENSE file for details of the license.