[R-sig-Geo] R Package for Climatology particular for netCDF file

Mauricio Zambrano-Bigiarini mauricio.zambrano at jrc.ec.europa.eu
Fri Apr 5 16:20:38 CEST 2013

On 26/03/13 18:13, ping yang wrote:
> Dear Dr. Pierce and R specialists,
> I am much appreciated your work on ncdf(ncdf4 and RnetCDF) packages,
> however, I am wondering if those package can go further.
> Is there a package for calculating climate statistics ,e.g. monthly mean,
> seasonal mean, yearly mean,spatial mean( like gridboxmean in CDO), and
> climatology for multiyear analysis in R or CRAN ? and Is there a plotting
> library for the climate variables particularly for NetCDF.
> I found a little trivial when I plan to do statistical based on daily data
> for long history (I do it using some tools but not efficient, everytime I
> need to generate a file and then use ncdf funcitons to read and then plot.
> Thanks,
> Ping
Hi Ping,

Regarding the climate statistics, you may have a look to the hydroTSM 
package, in particular to the functions:


and the vignette in:




Mauricio Zambrano-Bigiarini, Ph.D

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