dataRetrieval: Retrieval Functions for USGS and EPA Hydrologic and Water Quality Data

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 System (NWIS) tools. Both EPA and USGS water quality data are obtained from the Water Quality Portal.

Version: 2.3.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.0)
Imports: XML, RCurl, reshape2, lubridate, plyr, stats, utils
Suggests: xtable, knitr, testthat
Published: 2015-08-14
Author: Robert Hirsch [aut], Laura DeCicco [aut, cre], David Lorenz [aut]
Maintainer: Laura DeCicco <ldecicco at>
License: CC0
Copyright: This software is in the public domain because it contains materials that originally came from the United States Geological Survey, an agency of the United States Department of Interior. For more information, see the official USGS copyright policy at
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: dataRetrieval citation info
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: dataRetrieval results


Reference manual: dataRetrieval.pdf
Vignettes: Introduction to the dataRetrieval package
Package source: dataRetrieval_2.3.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: dataRetrieval_2.3.1.tgz, r-oldrel: dataRetrieval_2.2.1.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: dataRetrieval_2.3.1.tgz
Old sources: dataRetrieval archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: EGRET