Mapping Fisheries Data and Spatial Analysis Tools

This software has evolved from fisheries research conducted at the Pacific Biological Station (PBS) in 'Nanaimo', British Columbia, Canada. It extends the R language to include two-dimensional plotting features similar to those commonly available in a Geographic Information System (GIS). Embedded C code speeds algorithms from computational geometry, such as finding polygons that contain specified point events or converting between longitude-latitude and Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) coordinates. Additionally, we include 'C++' code developed by Angus Johnson for the 'Clipper' library, data for a global shoreline, and other data sets in the public domain. Under the user's R library directory '.libPaths()', specifically in './PBSmapping/doc', a complete user's guide is offered and should be consulted to use package functions effectively.


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install.packages("PBSmapping")

2.73.0 by Rowan Haigh, 4 months ago


https://github.com/pbs-software/pbs-mapping, https://github.com/pbs-software/pbs-mapx, http://www.angusj.com/delphi/clipper.php


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/PBSmapping


Authors: Jon T. Schnute [aut] , Nicholas Boers [aut] , Rowan Haigh [aut, cre] , Alex Couture-Beil [ctb] , Denis Chabot [ctb] , Chris Grandin [ctb] , Angus Johnson [ctb] , Paul Wessel [ctb] , Franklin Antonio [ctb] , Nicholas J. Lewin-Koh [ctb] , Roger Bivand [ctb]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


Task views: Analysis of Spatial Data


GPL (>= 2) license


Suggests foreign, maptools, deldir

System requirements: C++11


Imported by BasketballAnalyzeR, DRHotNet, RchivalTag, raptr, satin, shipunov, smartR, visvow, vmsbase.

Depended on by RapidPolygonLookup.

Suggested by MapGAM, PBSmodelling, RgoogleMaps, fuzzySim, maptools, prioritizr.


See at CRAN