For my research I needed to download gridded weather data from ERA-Interim, which is a big dataset generated by the ECMWF. Getting long term data through their website is very time consuming and requires a lot of clicks. Thankfuly, I came accross the nifty ecmwfr R package that allowed me to do it with ease. One of the great things about open source is that users can also be collaborators, so I made a few suggestions and offered some code.

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Elio Campitelli

Atmospheric sciences graduate researcher at CONICET