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Daily Global Weather Measurements

Short title: 
get GSOD data
Purpose and use: 
Import, formating and binding of the Daily Global Weather Measurements, 1929-2009 (NCDC, GSOD)
Programming environment: 
R / S language
Status of work: 
Tested on a MS Windows machine only
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GSOD20080501.zip343.02 KB14752 weeks 1 day ago
getGSOD.R5.76 KB255919 hours 19 min ago

Description of files available via the NCDC website. This is an extensive dataset and requires substantial storage and processing capacities - each station is saved in a separate directory and needs to be processed separately. The attached example shows temperature and precipitation measurements for 1st of May 2006.