metScanR_DB: Worldwide, Environmental Monitoring Station metadata

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Metadata from ~107,000 environmental monitoring stations among 219 countries/territories and 18 environmental networks. Metadata are gathered from a growing number of sources and the database is continually updated to reflect the increase of information.




(list) Metadata from ~107,000 environmental monitoring stations, worldwide. The metadata for each site include:

namez (character) Name of environmental monitoring site as defined by governing network

identifiers (data.frame) Station identifers of environmental monitoring site as defined by associated networks

platform (character) Station platform (type). A single station may be a specific platform but it might be associated with many networks / identifers.

elements (data.frame) Elements (environmental phenomena) measured, along with associated start and end dates

location (data.frame) Spatial location information (latitude, longitude, country, elevation) of environmental monitoring site

metScanR documentation built on March 19, 2018, 9:04 a.m.