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Extracts variables and datetime index from an ARM netcdf.

  • nc_file (netCDF4 Dataset) – The ARM file read into a Dataset.
  • variables (list) – List of string variable names to parse from the files.

DataFrame – A pandas DataFrame with a column for each requested variable found in the ARM netcdf file, indexed by timestamp in UTC. If none of the requested variables are found, an empty DataFrame is returned.