A Platform for the Study of Macro-Ecology of Life History Traits

Tools for easy generation of (life-history) traits maps based on species range (extent-of-occurrence) maps.


Changes in version 0.3-4

BUG FIXES o Fix examples to comply to gdal 2.3.0 and higher.

Changes in version 0.3-3

BUG FIXES o Updated rangeMapFetch methods to avoid https://github.com/r-dbi/RSQLite/issues/65

Changes in version 0.3-0 SIGNIFICANT USER-VISIBLE CHANGES o View_rmap() project viewer replaces the RangeMapper() GUI. o RangeMap.fetch(spatial = FALSE) returns a rmap.frame object. o Plot(rmap.frame-object) is based on ggplot2. o If a parallel backend is registered processRanges() runs in parallel. o processRanges() allows all sql data types when saving metadata (contributed by Joan Maspons). o when FUN is an R function rangeMapSave() can run in parallel (contributed by Joan Maspons). o ramp() is a quick alternative to initiate a project; it combines all the functions from rangeMap.start() to processRanges() and rangeMap.save() but is less flexible as compared with an incremental project building.

NEW FUNCTIONS o View_rmap() shiny-based project viewer. o as.rmap.frame() data.table to rmap.frame conversion o tables() sqlite databse summary. o rangeMapProjInfo() rangeMap sqlite project summary. o ramp() a quick project starter. o theme_rangemap() a ggplot theme o palette_rangemap() a color palette.

Changes in version 0.2-8 BUG FIXES o The package works now with RSQLite (>= 1.0.0).

Changes in version 0.2-7 NEW FEATURES o WKT2SpatialPolygonsDataFrame()

Changes in version 0.2-6 BUG FIXES o fixed a bug in bio.merge().

Changes in version 0.2-4 NEW FEATURES o The old tcltk GUI has been replaced with a GUI based on shiny.

Changes in version 0.2-3 NEW FEATURES o method assemblageFetch() to extract species sets (species assemblages) & the associated life history data.

Changes in version 0.1-7 NEW FEATURES o method metadataUpdate() to compute taxa-level metadata once a project is set. o A new utility function, rangeFetch(), to fetch a range from a rangeMapper project.

Changes in version 0.1-5

BUG FIXES o fixed a bug in vertices().

NEW FEATURES o vertices is a new method of general use. Extract vertices from a SpatialPolygonsDataFrame and optionally applies an aggregating function to each Polygon. o rangeTraits() & processRanges () changed to work with vertices().

Changes in version 0.1-3

NEW FEATURES o rangeMapProcess-methods. Small-range polygons (i.e. smaller than a canvas cell) will return as many cells as there are 'Polygon'- s(e.g. each polygon will snap to the nearest canvas cell).

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0.3-7 by Mihai Valcu, a year ago


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

Authors: Mihai Valcu [aut, cre] , James Dale [aut] , Joan Maspons [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Analysis of Spatial Data

GPL (>= 2) license

Imports methods, sp, rgdal, rgeos, raster, maptools, gridExtra, lattice, ggplot2, RColorBrewer, classInt, magrittr, data.table, foreach, future, doFuture, future.apply

Depends on RSQLite

Suggests shiny, doParallel, testthat, knitr, rmarkdown, MASS

See at CRAN