index: Indexes of files and metadata on the DWD CDC FTP server

Description Format Author(s) Source See Also Examples

Description

Created with createIndex in the last section of https://github.com/brry/rdwd/blob/master/R/rdwd-package.R In functions, you can access them with rdwd:::fileIndex etc.
fileIndex: A data.frame with the filenames at the default base value ftp://ftp-cdc.dwd.de/pub/CDC/observations_germany/climate/.
metaIndex: A data.frame with the contents of all the station description files (..._Beschreibung_Stationen.txt) in the folders hourly, daily and monthly at base.
geoIndex: metaIndex distilled to geographic locations.

Format

fileIndex: data.frame with character strings. ca 219k rows x 7 columns:
res, var, per (see selectDWD), station id and time series start and end according to path.
metaIndex: data.frame with ca 60k rows for 12 columns:
Stations_id, von_datum, bis_datum, Stationshoehe, geoBreite, geoLaenge, Stationsname, Bundesland, res, var, per, hasfile
geoIndex: data.frame with ca 6k rows for 11 columns:
id, name, state, lat, lon, ele, nfiles, nonpublic, recentfile, display, col

Author(s)

Berry Boessenkool, [email protected], June-Nov 2016, June 2017

Source

Deutscher WetterDienst / Climate Data Center FTP Server

See Also

createIndex, indexFTP, selectDWD, findID, metaInfo, vignette("mapDWD")

Examples

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data(fileIndex)
data(metaIndex)
data(geoIndex)
head(fileIndex)
head(metaIndex)
head(geoIndex)

# in functions, you can use head(rdwd:::fileIndex) etc, but I don't export them
# because Hadley says 'Never @export a data set' in
# browseURL("http://r-pkgs.had.co.nz/data.html#data-data")

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