NOMADSRealTimeList: Models available for download through rNOMADS

Description Usage Arguments Value Note Author(s) See Also Examples

View source: R/Models.R

Description

Scans the NOMADS Real Time web site to generate a list of available model products. Users can refer to this list to find out more information about the available models, and rNOMADS uses the abbreviations to determine which URLs to scan and download.

Usage

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NOMADSRealTimeList(url.type, abbrev = NULL)

Arguments

url.type

Determine whether to return a URL for extracting GRIB files ("grib") or for getting ascii format data directly from the server ("dods").

abbrev

Return information about the model that this abbreviation refers to. Defaults to NULL, in which case information about all the models available through rNOMADS.

Value

abbrevs

An abbreviation for each model

names

A full name for each model

urls

The web address of the download page for each model

Note

A big thanks to user hrbrmstr at Stack Overflow for helping with the NCEP web site parsing code.

Author(s)

Daniel C. Bowman [email protected]

See Also

WebCrawler, ParseModelPage, NOMADSArchiveList, GribGrab, DODSGrab

Examples

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## Not run: 
#Grib filter
model.list <- NOMADSRealTimeList("grib")

#DODS interface
model.list <- NOMADSRealTimeList("dods")

## End(Not run)

rNOMADS documentation built on July 19, 2018, 9:03 a.m.