Mesh Topology and Visualization for Spatial Data

Gives direct access to generic 3D tools and provides a full suite of mesh-creation and 3D plotting functions. By extending the 'rgl' package conversion and visualization functions for the 'mesh3d' class a wide variety of complex spatial data can be brought into 3D scenes. These tools allow for spatial raster, polygons, and lines that are common in 'GIS' contexts to be converted into mesh forms with high flexibility and the ability to integrate disparate data types. Vector and raster data can be seamlessly combined as meshes, and surfaces can be set to have material properties based on data values or with image textures. Textures and other data combinations use projection transformations to map between coordinate systems, and objects can be easily visualized in an interactive scene at any stage. This package relies on the 'RTriangle' package for high-quality triangular meshing which is licensed restrictively under 'CC BY-NC-SA 4.0'.


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0.7.0 by Michael D. Sumner, 3 months ago

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Authors: Michael D. Sumner [aut, cre] , Miles McBain [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

Imports crsmeta, dplyr, gridBase, magrittr, palr, png, polyclip, raster, reproj, rgl, rlang, RTriangle, scales, silicate, sp, terrainmeshr, tibble, unjoin, utils, viridis, colourvalues

Suggests covr, ggplot2, graticule, knitr, purrr, rmarkdown, sfheaders, testthat, trip, gibble

System requirements: PROJ library, OpenGL and GLU Library

See at CRAN