crn v1.1


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Downloads and Builds datasets for Climate Reference Network

The crn package provides the core functions required to download and format data from the Climate Reference Network. Both daily and hourly data are downloaded from the ftp, a consolidated file of all stations is created, station metadata is extracted. In addition functions for selecting individual variables and creating R friendly datasets for them is provided.

Functions in crn

Name Description
writeDataset Create and save to disk a single variable dataset
downloadCRN A function to download all the CRN files
collateDaily collates individual daily files for multiple stations
CRN.DAILY.URL URL of the daily data collection
crn-package Climate Reference Network datatools
colnamesDaily column names for the daily data files
colnamesHourly column names for the hourly data files
collateHourly collates individual hourly files for multiple stations
HOURLY_DIR Directory for Hourly data
DAILY_DIR Directory for downloaded files of daily data
CRN.HOURLY.URL URL of the hourly data collection
getUrlsCRN a function called internally, gets urls
HOURS Collection of hours in a day. A chron object
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Type Package
Date 2011-09-20
License GPL (>= 2)
LazyLoad yes
LazyData FALSE
Packaged 2012-08-01 22:56:52 UTC; steve
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2012-08-02 04:40:52

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