RNCEP: Obtain, Organize, and Visualize NCEP Weather Data

Contains functions to retrieve, organize, and visualize weather data from the NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.ncep.reanalysis.html) and NCEP/DOE Reanalysis II (http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.ncep.reanalysis2.html) datasets. Data are queried via the Internet and may be obtained for a specified spatial and temporal extent or interpolated to a point in space and time. We also provide functions to visualize these weather data on a map. There are also functions to simulate flight trajectories according to specified behavior using either NCEP wind data or data specified by the user.

AuthorMichael U. Kemp <mukemp+RNCEP@gmail.com> with contributions from E. Emiel van Loon, Judy Shamoun-Baranes, and Willem Bouten
Date of publication2017-01-23 06:35:49
MaintainerMichael U. Kemp <mukemp+RNCEP@gmail.com>
LicenseGPL (>= 2)
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/reanalysis/ http://sites.google.com/site/michaelukemp/rncep

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