reads and converts the time variable of a netcdf-file ('.nc'-file) or ncdf4-object as as.Date-object

Description

reads and converts the time variable of a netcdf-file ('.nc'-file) or ncdf4-object as as.Date-object.

Usage

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nc2time(nc,varname)

Arguments

nc

character string indicating the filepath to a netcdf-file ('.nc'-file), or a ncdf4-object.

varname

character string indicating the name of the time vaiable of the netcdf-file.

Author(s)

Robert K. Bauer

Examples

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owd <- getwd()
setwd(system.file("test_files", package="oceanmap"))
nfile <- Sys.glob('herring*.nc') # load sample-'.nc'-files
head(nc2time(nfile))

library('ncdf4')
nc <- nc_open(nfile)
head(nc2time(nc))

setwd(owd)

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