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FedData (development version)

  • Updated the getting started article to not include a degree symbol in the Daymet graph, which caused compilation errors in Windows. Fixes Issue #106.
  • Updated get_nlcd() to include the 2021 NLCD as the default, in response to Issue #105.
  • Updated outdated package description
  • Bumped GDAL version req to >= 3.1.0 to accommodate storing spatial vectors as FlatGeoBufs
  • Added arcgislayers dependency and retired self-written esri functions. Closes Issue #109.

FedData 4.0.0

CRAN release: 2023-10-03

  • Updated the README and moved examples to an article
  • Added the PAD-US dataset in response to Issue #100.
  • Updated get_nlcd() to fix bug Issue #101 in tree canopy data, whose URL changed.
  • Updated get_ghcn_daily() to respond to slightly different file formatting on https server Issue #99.
  • Removed dependencies on sp and raster. All functions now return either sf or terra objects.

FedData 3.0.4

CRAN release: 2023-05-25

  • Updated get_ghcn_daily() and related functions to use https addresses instead of the legacy ftp server Issue #99.
  • Updated get_nhd() to gracefully handle situations where no point data (or any NHD data) are available within an area of interest, using solution offered in Issue #98.
  • Updated get_nhd() to handle some strange geometries present in the NHD Issue #98.

FedData 3.0.3

CRAN release: 2023-03-10

FedData 3.0.2

CRAN release: 2023-02-26

  • Removed rgdal dependency throughout and instead require raster >= 3.6.3.
  • Switched back to using the Web Coverave Service for the NLCD, as it is now providing data in the native CRS.

FedData 3.0.1

CRAN release: 2022-11-28

FedData 3.0.0

CRAN release: 2022-10-11

FedData 2.5.7

CRAN release: 2019-04-22

  • Removing many internet resource tests from CRAN, to satisfy: ‘Packages which use Internet resources should fail gracefully with an informative message if the resource is not available (and not give a check warning nor error).’

FedData 2.5.6

CRAN release: 2019-01-11

  • Built-in access to the Soils Data Analysis query service to remove dependency on soilDB package.

FedData 2.5.5

CRAN release: 2018-08-09

  • Fixed issue (#41) that occurs when mosaicking NLCD tiles that are not cropped. When they aren’t cropped, the NLCD data is never read into memory, and the temporary file that the raster was created from gets destroyed. Solution: Force NLCD data into memory prior to mosaicking.
  • Added (non-CRAN) test for issue #41

FedData 2.5.4

CRAN release: 2018-07-05

  • Fixed issue in downloading NED tiles.

FedData 2.5.3

CRAN release: 2018-05-21

  • Added httr to package imports.

FedData 2.5.2

CRAN release: 2018-03-12

  • Updated NHD HUC4 to copy stored on Github.
  • Fixed bug in ITRDB that caused some chronologies not to be read.

FedData 2.5.1

CRAN release: 2018-01-24

  • Switch to laze-loading data.
  • Updated NHD paths to new National Map directory structure.

FedData 2.5.0

CRAN release: 2017-12-15

  • Added functions for the National Land Cover Database.

FedData 2.4.7

CRAN release: 2017-11-20

  • SSURGO fixed test where supplying an unavailable survey area now returns NULL instead of an error.
  • SSURGO zip directory encoding changes as of late October 2017 forced changes in the FedData:::get_ssurgo_study_area function.
  • Fixed issue where NHD template wouldn’t load because they added a jpeg preview to the directory.

FedData 2.4.6

CRAN release: 2017-08-18

  • DAYMET functions now do not operate in parallel. This was breaking the download functions.
  • Final update for version 2 of FedData.
  • Accepted to ROpenSci! Migrating to the ROpenSci organization on GitHub.

FedData 2.4.3

  • writeOGR for SSURGO and NHD were failing on Windows when the extraction.dir included a trailing slash. Paths are now normalized to remove the trailing slash.

FedData 2.4.2

  • Updated the get_ned function to provide more useful errors and warnings when downloads are unsuccessful.

FedData 2.4.1

  • Added pkgdown site.
  • SSURGO functions (e.g., get_ssurgo) now doesn’t bomb on large (> 1 billion sq meter) requests. Now, the area of interest is broken into smaller chunks to build the download list.

FedData 2.4.0

CRAN release: 2017-01-20

  • Added a file to track changes to the package.
  • Updated DAYMET functions to fix a bug that downloaded only one tile at a time.
  • Linted all code.