whatNWISsites: Site Data Import from NWIS

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/whatNWISsites.R

Description

Returns a list of sites from the NWIS web service. This function gets the data from: https://waterservices.usgs.gov/rest/Site-Test-Tool.html. Mapper format is used

Usage

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Arguments

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see https://waterservices.usgs.gov/rest/Site-Service.html for a complete list of options. A list (or lists) can also be supplied.

Value

A data frame with at least the following columns:

Name Type Description
agency_cd character The NWIS code for the agency reporting the data
site_no character The USGS site number
station_nm character Station name
site_tp_cd character Site type code
dec_lat_va numeric Decimal latitude
dec_long_va numeric Decimal longitude
queryTime POSIXct Query time

There are also several useful attributes attached to the data frame:

Name Type Description
url character The url used to generate the data
queryTime POSIXct The time the data was returned

Examples

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siteListPhos <- whatNWISsites(stateCd="OH",parameterCd="00665")
oneSite <- whatNWISsites(sites="05114000")

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