Convert Binary Species Range Maps into Continuous Surfaces Based on Distance to Range Edge

Contains functions to convert binary (presence-absence) expert species range maps (like those found in a field guide) into continuous surfaces based on distance to range edge. These maps can then be used in species distribution models such as Maximum Entropy (Phillips 2008 ) using additional information (such as point occurrence data) to refine the expert map.


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0.1.0 by Adam M. Wilson, 2 months ago

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Authors: Adam M. Wilson [aut, cre], Cory Merow [aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

MIT + file LICENSE license

Imports raster, sp, rgeos, rgdal, ggplot2, scales, foreach, doParallel, methods, grDevices, stats, tidyr, utils

Suggests testthat, directlabels, profr, rasterVis, magrittr, dplyr, knitr, rgrass7, rmarkdown

See at CRAN