[R] Wind-data analysis with R?

Jim Lemon jim at bitwrit.com.au
Fri Aug 21 13:31:00 CEST 2009

Oliver Bandel wrote:
> Hello,
> are there people outside who use R for analysis of wind-measurement data
> (meteorological or for planning of wind power stations)?
> Are there already scripts/modules available for analysing and
> displaying/plotting wind data in the way it is done in projection/planning
> of wind power stations?
> If not, would it be of interest to use R for this, and therefore
> adapt data-logger output to R (by providing certain data formats)
> or by providing R-modules for parsing of the data-logger files?
> Or would that better be done by connection to a RDBMS?
Hi Oliver,
If a wind rose diagram would be any help:

plot.windrose (oce)
windrose (circular)
rosavent (climatol)
rose (IPDmisc)

and perhaps some others as well.


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