Graphical USGS water science R functions.
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R functions to create graphs for statistical methods in water resources.

Package Status


This package is considered a 'support' package. For more information, see:

Current build tests:

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Code of Conduct

We want to encourage a warm, welcoming, and safe environment for contributing to this project. See the code of conduct for more information.

Package Support

The Water Mission Area of the USGS supports the maintenance of smwrGraphs through September 2018. Resources are available primarily for maintenance. New features and development are not currently supported.


Package Installation

To install the smwrGraphs package:

  1. Install R (version 3.0 or greater) from:

  2. Install RStudio from:

  3. Add the USGS R repository to your "Rprofile" to get automatic updates. Run the following code:

rprofile_path = file.path(Sys.getenv("HOME"), ".Rprofile")
    append =  TRUE)

cat('Your Rprofile has been updated to include GRAN.
  Please restart R for changes to take effect.')
  1. Restart R!

  2. In the RStudio "Console" window (usually left or lower-left), run the following command:

  1. Update often. Next time you update your packages, smwrGraphs will automatically update:


  2. Make sure to keep your version of R up-to-date. CRAN and the USGS repository will only update packages for the most recent version of R, and one version behind that.


This software is in the public domain because it contains materials that originally came from the U.S. Geological Survey, an agency of the United States Department of Interior. For more information, see the official USGS copyright policy at

Although this software program has been used by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), no warranty, expressed or implied, is made by the USGS or the U.S. Government as to the accuracy and functioning of the program and related program material nor shall the fact of distribution constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the USGS in connection therewith.

This software is provided "AS IS."