R/read_ts.R

Defines functions read_ts

Documented in read_ts

#' Read timeseries data into a data.frame
#' 
#' Reads a ts file (with format specific to mda.streams) into a data.frame
#' 
#' @param file a valid ts file path
#' @param on_invalid character in \code{c("stop","warn")} indicating how to
#'   handle invalid timeseries
#' @seealso \code{\link{download_ts}}
#' @return a timeseries unitted data.frame
#' @author Jordan S. Read, Alison Appling
#' @examples
#' \dontrun{
#' file <- download_ts(var_src = "baro_nldas", site_name = "nwis_06893820")
#' baro_pressure <- read_ts(file)
#' }
#' @import tools
#' @importFrom unitted u read_unitted get_units
#' @importClassesFrom unitted unitted unitted_data.frame
#' @export
read_ts = function(file, on_invalid=c("warn","stop")) {
  
  on_invalid <- match.arg(on_invalid)
  if (length(file) != 1)
    stop('read_ts only supported for a single file')
  
  # what format is the file? tsv, rds, RDdata
  file.ver <- parse_ts_path(file, out = 'version')
  df <- switch(
    file.ver,
    tsv = {
      df <- read_unitted(file, sep=pkg.env$ts_delim)
      # convert units to tz field for suntime before verify_ts
      if(names(df)[2] %in% c("sitetime", "suntime")) {
        df[[2]] <- u(as.POSIXct(df[[2]], tz=get_units(df[[2]])), NA)
      } else if(names(df)[2] %in% c("sitedate")) {
        df[[2]] <- u(as.Date(df[[2]]), NA)
      }
      
      # convert units to tz field for DateTime
      df$DateTime <- u(as.POSIXct(df$DateTime, tz=get_units(df$DateTime)), NA)
      df
    },
    rds <- readRDS(file))
  
  # check the data for mda.streams validity
  if (!verify_ts(df, parse_ts_path(file, 'var'))) {
    msg <- paste0('timeseries in file ', file, ' is not valid')
    if(on_invalid=="stop") stop(msg)
    #else warning(msg) # this would be redundant with warnings thrown straight from verify_ts
  }
  
  return(df)
}
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