FedData: Functions to Automate Downloading Geospatial Data Available from Several Federated Data Sources

Functions to automate downloading geospatial data available from several federated data sources (mainly sources maintained by the US Federal government). Currently, the package enables extraction from nine datasets: The National Elevation Dataset digital elevation models (1 and 1/3 arc-second; USGS); The National Hydrography Dataset (USGS); The Soil Survey Geographic (SSURGO) database from the National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS), which is led by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) under the USDA; the Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN), coordinated by National Climatic Data Center at NOAA; the Daymet gridded estimates of daily weather parameters for North America, version 4, available from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC); the International Tree Ring Data Bank; the National Land Cover Database (NLCD); the Cropland Data Layer from the National Agricultural Statistics Service; and the PAD-US dataset of protected area boundaries from the USGS.

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AuthorR. Kyle Bocinsky [aut, cre, cph] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1862-3428>), Dylan Beaudette [ctb], Scott Chamberlain [ctb, rev], Jeffrey Hollister [ctb], Julia Gustavsen [rev]
MaintainerR. Kyle Bocinsky <bocinsky@gmail.com>
LicenseMIT + file LICENSE
URL https://docs.ropensci.org/FedData/ https://github.com/ropensci/FedData
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FedData documentation built on May 29, 2024, 2:47 a.m.