Open Sustainable Technology

A curated list of open technology projects to sustain a stable climate, energy supply, biodiversity and natural resources.

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etn

Provides functionality to access data from the European Tracking Network (ETN) database hosted by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) as part of the Flemish contribution to LifeWatch.

animal-movement animal-tracking biologging data-access fish lifewatch oscibio r r-package rstats

Biosphere - Marine Life and Fishery - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 5.9

weatherOz

Aims to facilitate access and download weather and climate data for Australia from Australian data sources.

api-client australia climate data r rainfall rstats weather weather-api weather-forecast

Climate Change - Climate Data Processing and Analysis - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 5.1

hockeystick

Make essential Climate Change datasets easily available to non-climate experts.

carbon carbon-dioxide-data carbon-emissions climate climate-change climate-data climate-science ggplot2 methane noaa r rstats sea-ice sea-levels temperature-data warming-stripes

Climate Change - Climate Data Visualization and Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 10.7

smapr

An R package for acquisition and processing of NASA (Soil Moisture Active-Passive) SMAP data.

acquisition extract-data nasa peer-reviewed r r-package raster rstats smap-data soil-mapping soil-moisture soil-moisture-sensor

Natural Resources - Soil and Land - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 12.1

PRISM

Download data from the Oregon PRISM climate data project.

r r-package rstats

Climate Change - Climate Data Visualization and Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 18.3

wdpar

R Interface to the World Database on Protected Areas.

biodiversity conservation cran data database protected-areas r r-package rstats spatial

Biosphere - Conservation and Restoration - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 10.5

Agridat

An extensive collection of datasets from agricultural experiments.

data rstats

Consumption - Agriculture and Nutrition - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 15.4

rdefra

Interact with the UK AIR Pollution Database from DEFRA.

air-pollution air-pollution-levels air-quality defra peer-reviewed r r-package rstats uk

Natural Resources - Air Quality - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 4.7

rrricanes

An R library that extracts information from Atlantic and east Pacific hurricanes and tropical storms.

hurricane peer-reviewed r r-package rstats weather

Climate Change - Natural Hazard and Storm - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 6.2

giscoR

An R API package that helps to retrieve data from Eurostat Geographic Information System of the Commission.

api-wrapper cran eurostat eurostat-data ggplot2 gis gisco r r-package ropengov rstats spatial thematic-maps

Sustainable Development - Data Catalogs and Interfaces - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 14.2

climaemet

An interface to download the climatic data of the Spanish Meteorological Agency directly from R using their API and create scientific graphs.

aemet climate cran data forecast-api r r-package ropenspain rstats science spain weather-api

Climate Change - Climate Data Visualization and Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 12.4

worrms

A R client for the World Register of Marine Species.

api-wrapper biological-data biology fish jerico-relevant marine-biology marine-species r r-package rstats taxize taxonomy

Biosphere - Marine Life and Fishery - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 6.4

rredlist

An R client for the IUCN Red List of threatened and endangered species.

api-wrapper biodiversity conservation iucn iucn-red-list r r-package rstats taxize

Biosphere - Biodiversity and Species Distribution - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 5.3

nhdR

An R interface to the US National Hydrography Dataset.

cran geospatial national-hydrography-dataset nhd rstats water-quality water-resources

Natural Resources - Water Supply - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 11.3

hydroscoper

An R interface to the Greek National Data Bank for Hydrometeorological Information.

climate greece hydrology hydrometeorology hydroscope meteorological-data meteorological-stations peer-reviewed r r-package rstats tidy-data time-series water-resources

Hydrosphere - Freshwater and Hydrology - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 15.3

dataRetrieval

This R package is designed to obtain USGS or EPA water quality sample data, streamflow data and metadata directly from web services.

r r-package rstats usgs

Natural Resources - Water Supply - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 8.7

Datasets APIs and open source projects related to Climate Change

A curated list of APIs, open data and ML/AI projects on climate change.

climate climate-analysis climate-change climate-data data data-science datascience hacktoberfest python r resources rstats

Sustainable Development - Curated Lists - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 8.6

LAGOSNE

Interface to the LAke multi-scaled GeOSpatial & temporal database.

cran ecology geoscience limnology rstats water-quality

Hydrosphere - Freshwater and Hydrology - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 10.4

BIRDS

This set of tools has been developed for systematizing biodiversity data review in order to evaluate whether a set of species observation are fit-for-use and help take decisions upon its use on further analysis.

biodiversity-data biodiversity-informatics data-gaps gbif reported-species rstats sampling-effort species-observed

Biosphere - Biodiversity and Species Distribution - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 4.2

HASP

Hydrologic AnalySis Package.

groundwater groundwater-level r r-package rstats

Natural Resources - Water Supply - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 6.0

ghg emissions indicator

R scripts for a greenhouse gases emissions indicator published on Environmental Reporting British Columbia.

data-science env r rstats

Emissions - Emission Observation and Modeling - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 4.2

rWBclimate

An R interface for the World Bank climate data used in the World Bank climate knowledge portal.

r r-package rstats

Climate Change - Climate Data Visualization and Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 17.9

bcgroundwater

An R package to facilitate analysis and visualization of groundwater data from the British Columbia groundwater observation well network.

data-science env r rstats

Natural Resources - Water Supply - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 5.1

rfishbase

An R interface to the fishbase.org database.

fish fishbase r r-package rstats taxonomy

Biosphere - Marine Life and Fishery - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 19.0

nasapower

Aims to make it quick and easy to automate downloading NASA-POWER global meteorology, surface solar energy and climatology data in your R session as a tidy data frame tibble object for analysis and use in modeling or other purposes.

agroclimatology agroclimatology-data data-access earth-science nasa nasa-power r r-package rstats weather weather-data weather-variables

Renewable Energy - Photovoltaics and Solar Energy - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 6.1

rnoaa

An R interface to many National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration data sources.

climate noaa noaa-data r r-package rstats

Climate Change - Climate Data Visualization and Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 9.7

tidyhydat

An R package to import Water Survey of Canada hydrometric data and make it tidy.

citz government-data hydrology hydrometrics r r-package rstats tidy-data water-resources

Hydrosphere - Ocean and Hydrology Data Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 18.1

MODIStsp

An R package for automatic download and preprocessing of MODIS Land Products Time-Series.

gdal modis modis-data modis-land-products peer-reviewed preprocessing r r-package remote-sensing rstats satellite-imagery time-series

Sustainable Development - Environmental Satellites - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 13.8

spocc

An R package to query and collect species occurrence data from many sources.

antweb api bison data ebird ecoengine gbif idigbio inaturalist obis occurrence r r-package rstats species species-occurrence spocc vertnet

Biosphere - Biodiversity and Species Distribution - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 7.6

eeExtra

A ninja python package that unifies the Google Earth Engine ecosystem.

dataviz earth-engine geographic-information-systems gis google-earth-engine javascript landsat modis python python3 r remote-sensing rstats satellite-imagery sentinel

Sustainable Development - Data Catalogs and Interfaces - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 15.2

NLMR

R package to simulate neutral landscape models.

landscape-ecology neutral-landscape-model peer-reviewed r r-package rstats spatial

Natural Resources - Soil and Land - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 7.1

ecmwfr

Provides easy access to the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts web API services and Copernicus Climate Data Store from within R, matching and expanding upon the ECMWF Python tools.

cds climate-data copernicus ecmwf-api ecmwf-services r-package rstats

Climate Change - Climate Data Visualization and Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 13.4

weathercan

This package makes it easier to search for and download multiple months/years of historical weather data from the Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) website.

environment-canada peer-reviewed r r-package rstats weather-data weather-downloader

Atmosphere - Meteorological Observation and Forecast - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 6.8

Long-term Trends in Groundwater Levels in B.C.

R scripts for an indicator on long-term trends in groundwater levels in British Columbia published on Environmental Reporting British Columbia.

data-science env r rstats soe

Natural Resources - Water Supply - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 5.0

MODISTools

Interface to the MODIS Land Products Subsets Web Services.

api r-package remote-sensing rstats satellite-data

Sustainable Development - Environmental Satellites - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 11.0

CliFlo

Easily download and visualise climate data from New Zealand's National Climate Database.

climate-data climate-stations kml national-climate-database r r-package rstats weather windrose zealand

Climate Change - Climate Data Visualization and Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 17.1

snotelr

R toolbox to facilitate easy SNOTEL data exploration and downloads through a convenient shiny based GUI.

climate-data data-retrieval precipitation-data r-package rstats snotel snow

Cryosphere - Snow and Permafrost - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 9.3

canwqdata

An R package to download open water quality data from Environment and Climate Change Canada's National Long-term Water Quality Monitoring Data.

data-science env r r-package rlang rstats

Natural Resources - Water Supply - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 3.8

rfisheries

Interacting with fisheries databases at openfisheries.org.

fisheries open-data openfisheries r r-package rstats

Biosphere - Marine Life and Fishery - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 16.7

getCRUCLdata

Provides functions that automate importing CRU CL v. 2.0 climatology data into R.

climate-data cru cru-cl2 data-access diurnal-temperature elevation frost peer-reviewed r r-package rainfall relative-humidity rstats solar-radiation temperature wind

Climate Change - Climate Data Processing and Analysis - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 4.4

daymetr

Allows for easy downloads of Daymet climate data directly to your R workspace or your computer.

climate-data data-science daymet gridded-data netcdf ornl-daac r-package rstats

Climate Change - Climate Data Processing and Analysis - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 12.4

rgbif

Interface to the Global Biodiversity Information Facility API.

api biodiversity data gbif lifewatch oscibio r r-package rstats species spocc

Biosphere - Biodiversity and Species Distribution - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 9.4

EMODnetWFS

Allow interrogation of and access to EMODnet(European Marine Observation and Data Network) geographic vector data in R though the EMODnet Web Feature Services.

biology dataproducts emodnet marine-data rstats wfs

Hydrosphere - Ocean and Hydrology Data Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 4.6

r4ss

A fisheries stock assessment model written by Rick Methot.

fisheries fisheries-stock-assessment r rstats stock-synthesis

Biosphere - Marine Life and Fishery - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 15.9

taxize

Allows users to search over many taxonomic data sources for species names (scientific and common) and download up and downstream taxonomic hierarchical information.

api api-wrapper biodiversity biology darwincore data nomenclature r r-package rstats taxize taxonomy

Biosphere - Biodiversity and Species Distribution - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 9.5

stplanr

A package for sustainable transport planning with R.

cycle cycling desire-lines origin-destination peer-reviewed pubic-transport r r-package route-network routes routing rstats spatial transport transport-planning transportation walking

Consumption - Mobility and Transportation - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 21.0

hddtools

An open source project designed to facilitate access to a variety of online open data sources relevant for hydrologists and, in general, environmental scientists and practitioners.

data60uk grdc hydrology kgclimateclass mopex peer-reviewed precipitation r r-package rstats sepa

Hydrosphere - Ocean and Hydrology Data Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 6.0

EGRET

An R package for the analysis of long-term changes in water quality and streamflow, including the water-quality method Weighted Regressions on Time, Discharge, and Season.

r r-package rstats usgs water-quality water-quality-data

Natural Resources - Water Supply - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 7.4

chirps

A quasi-global high-resolution rainfall data set, which incorporates satellite imagery and in-situ station data to create gridded rainfall time series for trend analysis and seasonal drought monitoring.

chirps climatology precipitation-data rstats

Climate Change - Climate Data Visualization and Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 4.7

rnpn

R client for interacting with the USA National Phenology Network data web services.

data national-phenology-network phenology r r-package rstats species web-api

Biosphere - Plants and Vegetation - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 16.8

rotl

An R package to interact with the Open Tree of Life data APIs.

peer-reviewed phylogeny r r-package rstats taxonomy

Biosphere - Biodiversity and Species Distribution - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 14.9

phenor

The framework leverages measurements of vegetation phenology from four common phenology observation datasets combined with global retrospective and projected climate data.

model-calibration phenocam phenology-models r-package rstats vegetation-phenology

Biosphere - Plants and Vegetation - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 6.2

qualR

Download of air pollutants and meteorological information from CETESB QUALAR System for São Paulo, and MonitorAr Program, for Rio de Janeiro.

air-pollutants air-quality-data air-quality-measurements brazil cetesb r r-package rio-de-janeiro rstats sao-paulo weather-data

Natural Resources - Air Quality - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 4.4

prioritizr

Uses mixed integer linear programming techniques to provide a flexible interface for building and solving conservation planning problems.

biodiversity conservation conservation-planner optimization prioritization r rstats solver spatial

Biosphere - Conservation and Restoration - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 14.2

climateR

An R package for getting point and gridded climate data by AOI.

aoi climate dataset geospatial gridded-climate-data rstats weather

Climate Change - Climate Data Visualization and Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 7.2

GSODR

Global Surface Summary of the Day Weather Data Client for R.

daily-data daily-weather data-access global-data gsod historical-data historical-weather ncdc ncei r r-package rstats weather weather-data weather-information weather-stations

Climate Change - Climate Data Visualization and Access - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: -Infinity

metR

Several functions and utilities that make R better for handling meteorological data in the tidy data paradigm.

atmospheric-science ggplot2 r r-package rstats visualization

Atmosphere - Meteorological Observation and Forecast - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 16.7

FedData

R package implementing functions to automate downloading geospatial data available from several federated data sources in hydology, soil, climatology, cropland or landcover.

peer-reviewed r r-package rstats

Sustainable Development - Data Catalogs and Interfaces - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 18.4

wqbc

An R package for water quality thresholds and index calculation for British Columbia.

data-science env r r-package rstats

Natural Resources - Water Supply - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: -Infinity

CoordinateCleaner

Automated flagging of common spatial and temporal errors in biological and palaeontological collection data, for the use in conservation, ecology and palaeontology.

r r-package rstats

Biosphere - Biodiversity and Species Distribution - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: 14.6

epicrop

Simulation modelling of crop diseases using a Susceptible-Exposed-Infectious-Removed (SEIR) model in R.

agricultural-modeling agricultural-modelling agricultural-research botanical-epidemiology crop-protection disease epirice-model model modeling modelling r rice rice-diseases rstats seir seir-model

Consumption - Agriculture and Nutrition - Last synced: 28 Feb 2024 - Ranking: -Infinity