6.2.2. Time Series Plot

6.2.2.1. Operation


Operation name:Time Series Plot
Algorithm reference:
 Wikpedia entry on time series (visualization)
Description:This operation produces and displays one or multiple time series plots based on point data or the spatial mean of areal data.
Utilised in:Use Case #9 Workflow

6.2.2.2. Options


name:plot anomalies
description:plots anomalies instead of absolute values
settings:reference period (or region) for anomaly calculation

name:multiple datasets
description:plots multiple time series on the same axes

name:multiple datasets, lagged
description:plots multiple time series on the same axes in a lagged manner

name:plot settings
description:settings for the plot
settings:legend, colours, symbols

6.2.2.3. Input data


name:longitude (lon, x)
type:floating point number
range:[-180.; +180.] respectively [0.; 360.]
dimensionality:vector
description:grid information on longitudes

name:latitude (lat, y)
type:floating point number
range:[-90.; +90.]
dimensionality:vector
description:grid information on latitudes

name:height (z)
type:floating point number
range:[-infinity; +infinity]
dimensionality:vector
description:grid information on height/depth

name:variable(s)
type:floating point number
range:[-infinity; +infinity]
dimensionality:cube or 4D
description:values of (a) certain variable(s)

name:time (time, t)
type:integer or double
range:[0; +infinity]
dimensionality:vector
description:days/months since …

6.2.2.4. Output data


name:time series plot
type:plot
description:displays a time series plot (see Options)

6.2.2.5. Parameters


name:x-axis annotation/label
type:character
valid values:all
default value:probability, time, name of variable, … (depends on type of plot)
description:label for x-axis

name:y-axis annotation/label
type:character
valid values:all
default value:name of variable (depends on type of plot)
description:label for y-axis

name:heading annotation/label
type:character
valid values:all
default value:name of variable (depends on type of plot)
description:text for image heading