Download and crop the National Hydrography Dataset.

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Description

get_nhd returns a list of Spatial* objects extracted from the National Hydrography Dataset.

Usage

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get_nhd(template, label, raw.dir = "./RAW/NHD/",
  extraction.dir = paste0("./EXTRACTIONS/", label, "/NHD/"),
  force.redo = FALSE)

Arguments

template

A Raster* or Spatial* object to serve as a template for cropping.

label

A character string naming the study area.

raw.dir

A character string indicating where raw downloaded files should be put. The directory will be created if missing. Defaults to "./RAW/NHD/".

extraction.dir

A character string indicating where the extracted and cropped NHD shapefiles should be put. The directory will be created if missing. Defaults to "./EXTRACTIONS/NHD/".

force.redo

If an extraction for this template and label already exists, should a new one be created?

Value

A list of Spatial* objects extracted from the National Hydrography Dataset.

Examples

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## Not run: 
# Extract data for the Village Ecodynamics Project "VEPIIN" study area:
# http://village.anth.wsu.edu
vepPolygon <- polygon_from_extent(raster::extent(672800,740000,4102000,4170000), 
     proj4string="+proj=utm +datum=NAD83 +zone=12")

# Get the NHD (USA ONLY)
NHD <- get_nhd(template=vepPolygon, label="VEPIIN")

# Plot the VEP polygon
plot(vepPolygon)

# Plot the NHD data
plot(NHD$NHDFlowline, add=T)
plot(NHD$NHDLine, add=T)
plot(NHD$NHDArea, col='black', add=T)
plot(NHD$NHDWaterbody, col='black', add=T)

## End(Not run)

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