Commit a108cc46 authored by Laura A DeCicco's avatar Laura A DeCicco
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Merge pull request #42 from ldecicco-USGS/master

Description title and readme.
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Package: dataRetrieval
Type: Package
Title: Retrieval functions for USGS and EPA hydrologic and water quality data
Title: Retrieval Functions for USGS and EPA Hydrologic and Water Quality Data
Version: 2.0.0
Date: 2014-10-13
Authors@R: c( person("Robert", "Hirsch", role = c("aut"),
......@@ -9,8 +9,13 @@ Authors@R: c( person("Robert", "Hirsch", role = c("aut"),
email = "ldecicco@usgs.gov"),
person("David","Lorenz", role=c("aut"),
email = "lorenz@usgs.gov"))
Description: Collection of functions to help retrieve USGS and EPA water
quality and hydrology data from web services.
Description: Collection of functions to help retrieve U.S. Geological Survey
(USGS) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) water quality and
hydrology data from web services. USGS web services are discovered from the
National Water Information Services (NWIS) tools found here:
http://waterservices.usgs.gov/ Both EPA and USGS water quality data are
obtained from the Water Quality Portal found here:
http://www.waterqualitydata.us/portal.jsp
License: Unlimited | file LICENSE
Copyright: This software is in the public domain because it contains materials
that originally came from the United States Geological Survey, an agency of
......@@ -34,3 +39,4 @@ LazyLoad: yes
LazyData: yes
VignetteBuilder: knitr
BuildVignettes: true
URL: https://github.com/USGS-R/dataRetrieval
......@@ -41,11 +41,11 @@ Moving `EGRET` specific functions to `EGRET` (version 2.0.0 and greater):
|Information Source | Meta Data | Data |
| -------------| -------------| ------------- |:-------------|
|NWIS | `getNWISInfo` | `getNWISSample` |
| | | `getNWISDaily` |
| Water Quality Portal | `getWQPInfo`| `getWQPSample` |
| User-supplied files | `getUserInfo` | `getUserDaily`|
| | | `getUserSample` |
|NWIS | `readNWISInfo` | `readNWISSample` |
| | | `readNWISDaily` |
| Water Quality Portal | `readWQPInfo`| `readWQPSample` |
| User-supplied files | `readUserInfo` | `readUserDaily`|
| | | `readUserSample` |
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