Lake Physics Tools

Standardized methods for calculating common important derived physical features of lakes including water density based based on temperature, thermal layers, thermocline depth, lake number, Wedderburn number, Schmidt stability and others.


An R version of Lake Analyzer

Contributors: Luke Winslow, Richard Woolway, Jordan Read, Jennie Brentrup, Jake Zwart, Craig Snortheim, Taylor Leach


rLakeAnalyzer 1.11.0

  • Added a file to track changes to the package.
  • revamp README with more detail
  • convert all documentation to roxygen2 (#44)
  • Add top level documentation file (#22)
  • Add split and merge vignette

rLakeAnalyzer 1.10.0

  • Added split and merge algorithm to package which enable auto detection of clines (e.g thermoclines)

Reference manual

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install.packages("rLakeAnalyzer") by Luke Winslow, a year ago

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Browse source code at

Authors: Luke Winslow , Jordan Read , Richard Woolway , Jennifer Brentrup , Taylor Leach , Jake Zwart , Sam Albers , Doug Collinge

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL (>= 2) license

Imports plyr, stats, graphics, utils, grDevices

Suggests testthat, knitr, rmarkdown

Depended on by LakeMetabolizer.

See at CRAN