ncdc_locs_cats: Get metadata about NOAA location categories.

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Authentication References See Also Examples

View source: R/ncdc_locs_cats.r

Description

Location categories are groupings of similar locations.

Usage

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ncdc_locs_cats(
  datasetid = NULL,
  locationcategoryid = NULL,
  startdate = NULL,
  enddate = NULL,
  sortfield = NULL,
  sortorder = NULL,
  limit = 25,
  offset = NULL,
  token = NULL,
  ...
)

Arguments

datasetid

A valid dataset id or a vector or list of dataset id's. Data returned will be from the dataset specified, see datasets() (required)

locationcategoryid

A valid location id or a vector or list of location category ids

startdate

A valid ISO formatted date (yyyy-mm-dd). Data returned will have data after the specified date. Paramater can be use independently of enddate (optional)

enddate

Accepts valid ISO formatted date (yyyy-mm-dd). Data returned will have data before the specified date. Paramater can be use independently of startdate (optional)

sortfield

The field to sort results by. Supports id, name, mindate, maxdate, and datacoverage fields (optional)

sortorder

Which order to sort by, asc or desc. Defaults to asc (optional)

limit

Defaults to 25, limits the number of results in the response. Maximum is 1000 (optional)

offset

Defaults to 0, used to offset the resultlist (optional)

token

This must be a valid token token supplied to you by NCDC's Climate Data Online access token generator. (required) See Authentication section below for more details.

...

Curl options passed on to HttpClient

Details

Locations can be a specific latitude/longitude point such as a station, or a label representing a bounding area such as a city.

Value

A list containing metadata and the data, or a single data.frame.

Authentication

Get an API key (aka, token) at https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/token You can pass your token in as an argument or store it one of two places:

See Startup for information on how to create/find your .Rrofile and .Renviron files

References

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/webservices/v2

See Also

Other ncdc: ncdc_combine(), ncdc_datacats(), ncdc_datasets(), ncdc_datatypes(), ncdc_locs(), ncdc_plot(), ncdc_stations(), ncdc()

Examples

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## Not run: 
# All location categories, first 25 results
ncdc_locs_cats()

# Find locations with category id of CLIM_REG
ncdc_locs_cats(locationcategoryid='CLIM_REG')

# Displays available location categories within GHCN-Daily dataset
ncdc_locs_cats(datasetid='GHCND')
ncdc_locs_cats(datasetid='GSOY')
ncdc_locs_cats(datasetid='ANNUAL')

# multiple datasetid's
ncdc_locs_cats(datasetid=c('GHCND', 'GSOM'))

# Displays available location categories from start date 1970-01-01
ncdc_locs_cats(startdate='1970-01-01')

## End(Not run)

rnoaa documentation built on May 19, 2021, 9:13 a.m.