createBssUrl: Create URL to retrieve measurements from the MUSTANG BSS

createBssUrlR Documentation

Create URL to retrieve measurements from the MUSTANG BSS

Description

The createBssUrl method of the IrisClient returns a URL that can be used to make a request of the MUSTANG BSS (Backend Storage System).

Usage

createBssUrl(obj, network, station, location, channel, 
             starttime, endtime, metricName, ...)

Arguments

obj

an IrisClient object

network

a character string with the two letter seismic network code

station

a character string with the station code

location

a character string with the location code

channel

a character string with the three letter channel code

starttime

a POSIXct class specifying the starttime (GMT)

endtime

a POSIXct class specifying the endtime (GMT)

metricName

a character string containing one or more comma separated metric names

...

optional arguments constraint a character string containing value constraints url optional url of the BSS measurements service

Details

A blank location code should be specified as location="--"; Using location="" will return all location codes.

The default MUSTANG measurement service when url is not specified is:

http://service.iris.edu/mustang/measurements/1/query?

Value

A character string containing a BSS request URL

Author(s)

Jonathan Callahan jonathan@mazamascience.com

See Also

getSingleValueMetrics

Examples

# Open a connection to IRIS DMC webservices (including the BSS)
iris <- new("IrisClient", debug=TRUE)

starttime <- as.POSIXct("2013-06-01", tz="GMT")
endtime <- starttime + 30*24*3600
metricName <- "sample_max,sample_min,sample_mean"

# Get the measurement dataframe
url <- createBssUrl(iris,"IU","ANMO","00","BHZ",
                    starttime,endtime,metricName)

# This URL can be pasted into a web browser to see the BSS return values

IRISMustangMetrics documentation built on April 28, 2022, 1:06 a.m.