[R] xtractomatic package is now available in CRAN
Roy Mendelssohn - NOAA Federal
roy.mendelssohn at noaa.gov
Wed Oct 12 17:11:12 CEST 2016
I am pleased to announce that the xtractomatic package is now available from CRAN.
xtractomatic is an R package developed to subset and extract satellite and other oceanographic related data from a remote server. The program can extract data for a moving point in time along a user-supplied set of longitude, latitude and time points; in a 3D bounding box; or within a polygon (through time). The xtractomatic functions were originally developed for the marine biology tagging community, to match up environmental data available from satellites (sea-surface temperature, sea-surface chlorophyll, sea-surface height, sea-surface salinity, vector winds) to track data from various tagged animals or shiptracks (xtracto). The package has since been extended to include the routines that extract data a 3D bounding box (xtracto_3D) or within a polygon (xtractogon). The xtractomatic package accesses data that are served through the ERDDAP server at the NOAA/SWFSC Environmental Research Division in Santa Cruz, California. The ERDDAP server can also be directly accessed at http://coastwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/erddap. ERDDAP is a simple to use yet powerful web data service developed by Bob Simons.
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