SURFRAD.get: Get NOAA SURFRAD data

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) References

View source: R/SURFRAD.r

Description

Download NOAA Surface Radiation (SURFRAD) data in .dat format.

Usage

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SURFRAD.get(station, year, day.of.year, directory = "data-raw")

Arguments

station

a character string indicating the station name, options are "Bondville_IL", "Boulder_CO", "Desert_Rock_NV", "Fort_Peck_MT", "Goodwin_Creek_MS", "Penn_State_PA", "Sioux_Falls_SD". Alternatively, abbreviations of the stations can be used, i.e., "bon", "tbl", "dra", "fpk", "gwn", "psu", "sxf", respectively

year

a character string indicating the four-digit year

day.of.year

days of year to be downloaded, as a numeric array

directory

the directory for the downloads, default to "~/data-raw"

Details

NOAA high-resolution, long-term, ground-based irradiance measurements at 7 locations.

Value

A .dat file, or .dat files if length(day_of_year) > 1, saved into your intended directory

Author(s)

D. Yang

References

J.A. Augustine, J.J. DeLuisi, and C.N. Long, SURFRAD–A National Surface Radiation Budget Network for Atmospheric Research. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., Volume 81, Pages 2341–2358, https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0477(2000)081<2341:SANSRB>2.3.CO;2


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