Metadata (1.0)

Collates Metadata for Climate Surface Stations.

This package collects and downloads a variety of open GIS datasets that can be used to characterize the surface properties of Latitude/Longitude points. In addition, some restricted ( registration required to download) datasets are processed. Dataset include: distance from coast, disatnce from airport, land cover, land use, population density, historical populations, nightlights, impermable surfaces,urban extent, irrigation, and blue water use.

Maintainer: Unknown
Author(s): Steven Mosher

License: GPL (>= 2)

Uses: ncdf, R.utils, raster, RCurl, rgdal, sp

Released about 8 years ago.