Get snow survey data (California only) from the CDEC website.

CDECsnowQuery(course, start_yr, end_yr)

Arguments

course

integer, course number (e.g. 129)

start_yr

integer, the starting year (e.g. 2010)

end_yr

integer, the ending year (e.g. 2013)

Details

This function downloads data from the CDEC website, therefore an internet connection is required. The `SWE` column contains adjusted SWE if available (`Adjusted` column), otherwise the reported SWE is used (`Water` column).

Value

a data.frame object, see examples

References

http://cdec.water.ca.gov/cgi-progs/snowQuery

Author

D.E. Beaudette

Note

Snow course locations, ID numbers, and other information can be found here: http://cdec.water.ca.gov/misc/SnowCourses.html

Examples

# \donttest{ if(requireNamespace("curl") & curl::has_internet() ) { # get data for course numbe 129 x <- CDECsnowQuery(course=129, start_yr=2010, end_yr=2011) } # }