meteoland R package

Introduction

Reliable meteorological data are a basic requirement for hydrological and ecological studies at the landscape scale. Given the large spatial variation of topographic features in complex reliefs, meteorological records from a single weather station are often not representative of entire landscapes. Moreover, studies addressing the impacts of climate change on forests and landscapes require downscaling coarse-scale predictions of climate models to the landscape scale.

With the aim to assist research of climate impacts on forests, the R package meteoland provides utilities to estimate daily weather variables at any position in complex terrains:

  • Spatial interpolation of daily weather records from meteorological stations.
  • Statistical downscaling of coarse-scale meteorological data to the landscape scale.

Authors

Miquel De Cáceres, Nicolas Martin-StPaul, Antoine Cabon, Víctor Granda

Availability

  • Download meteoland from CRAN.
  • Development version at GitHub.

Documentation

  • Package documentation generated with pkgdown.
  • Reference book generated with bookdown.

Examples