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Using R to extract data from WorldClim? [on hold]

I have a data set with 1000 different latitudes-longitudes. I wish to extract average annual temperature and annual precipitation for each of these coordinates. These data can easily be obtained from ...
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Are there better climate data than Worldclim for Europe?

I am looking for the best available climate data in Europe. Worldclim seems to be the best source of information for global data, but I am wondering if there is a higher resolution (better than 1km ...
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Same extent and resolution of rasters, but different number of cells

Based on Unable to writeRaster for signature "rasterPCA", "character", I obtained two rasters that are PC1 and PC2 of a bunch of climatic variables. However, irrespective of having ...
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Interpolation of Three Data Points

I have three location points with weather data. It's a 10-year composite of temperature values which means I only have three values for three locations for ten years. The distance between points is ...
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Where can I find some shapefiles of global climate/climatic zones

Have been looking around a bit for a shapefile/kml/etc file of global climatic zones (as listed here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geographical_zone) -- temperature, subtropical, tropical, etcetera. ...
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How to interpolate temperature correctly?

I tried to interpolate the mean average annual temperature to produce a "realistic" surface. In QGIS I used Raster-Interpolation-Interpolation. Both methods TIN and IDW did not deliver a "realistic" ...
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Is there a simple interface from which I can extract average summer temperature and humidity for a list of latitude and longitudes?

I am interested in finding the summer average (either climatalogical mean or for a specific year) relative humidity and temperature for a set of globally distributed latitude and longitude coordinates....
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Spatial interpolation of 30 weather stations to other areas

I have monthly (and sometimes daily) data on temperatures from about 30 Swedish weather stations in the mid-19th century that I want interpolate to the whole country. I'm using ArcGIS and Stata. For ...
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Using netCDF4 Python climate algorithm?

I have been working in Python with the Acaconda Python distribution to create code that accomplishes the following algorithm: I have multiple variable netCDF4 files [NCEP Reanalysis tmax(K), tmin(K), ...
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Reading d NetCDF4 format climate data observation in R?

I downloaded yearly Temp/Precip observation by the globe from here: Free open source climate data archive, and I download those for my research case: Terrestrial Air Temperature: 1900-2014 Gridded ...
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retrieving all coordinates of gridded temperature data with its metadata that falls in Germany' polygon?

I have yearly gridded temperature observation for all countries, and I picked up recent 35 years' data for climate research. However, in original data, yearly temperature observation has been stored ...
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Use of file with '.dat ' extension

I dowloaded the climate data from this site http://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/3f8944800cc48e1cbc29a5ee12d8542d and they have the extension .dat . I'd like to import the information in QGIS as raster ...
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Error coercing raster to SpatialPixelsDataFrame in R

I obtain the below error when I try to coerce my raster to a vector. Initially my rasters are of different extents and I use the projectRaster tool to obtain the same extent for both the rasters. ...