get_metadata: get metadata for a lake in GLTC dataset

Description Usage Arguments Value See Also Examples

View source: R/get_metadata.R

Description

Find associated metadata for a lake from the Global Lake Temperature Collaboration dataset. See associated publication and references therein for details including units and data provenance.

Usage

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get_metadata(lake_name, metadata_name)

Arguments

lake_name

a valid name of a lake in the GLTC dataset (see get_lake_names). lake_name is case insensitive.

metadata_name

a name of a metadata variable in GLTC dataset (optional; see get_metadata_names). metadata_name is case insensitive.

Value

data.frame with metadata (if metadata_name is missing) or the value of that metadata field if metadata_name is specified

See Also

get_metadata_names, get_lake_names, get_climate_names

Examples

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get_metadata('Victoria','Sampling.depth')
get_metadata('Mendota')
get_metadata('mendota','sampling.depth')
get_metadata("Toolik.JJA",c('location','source'))

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