neonUtilities 2.0.0 is now available on CRAN! This new version contains critical updates for working with the NEON Data Release and associated API and Portal changes. An update to 2.0.0 is required for working with any newly downloaded data.
Updates for working with Release data:
stackEddy()are updated to work with the new zipped file structure provided by the Portal.
loadByProduct()are updated to download from the new “packages” section of the /data endpoint of the API.
loadByProduct()append the release tag to stacked data, when possible, along with the publication date. Note that this is only possible when all available data for each site and month of data have been downloaded. If only a subset of averaging intervals (IS) or tables (OS) is downloaded, the release tag cannot be determined.
getDatatable()is deprecated, and functionality to download by table is moved to
loadByProduct(). Use caution when downloading a single table; essential data may be in other tables.
stackFromStore()now includes the full range of input options for sensor (IS) and SAE data.
stackByTable()behavior has changed slightly when
saveUnzippedFiles=TRUEand data have been downloaded via the Portal. However, this is no longer a recommended means of keeping a local archive of downloaded data; we encourage users to explore the
Minor bug fixes:
byTileAOP()coordinate conversion for BLAN locations is updated to use latest versions of spatial packages.
loadByProduct()are updated to correctly handle the latest file naming convention for OS lab-specific files.