22 August, 2016


What is dataRetrieval?

  • R-package to get USGS/EPA water data into R

Where does the data come from?

  • US Geological Survey water data
    • National Water Information System (NWIS)
  • Water Quality Portal
    • USGS
    • EPA (EPA Storage and Retrieval Data Warehouse = STORET)
    • USDA
    • more being added….

What does dataRetrieval do to the data?

How to discover data?

  • Examples will be provided