Convert Between Spatial Objects and Well-Known Binary Geometry

Utility functions to convert between the 'Spatial' classes specified by the package 'sp', and the well-known binary '(WKB)' representation for geometry specified by the Open Geospatial Consortium. Supports 'Spatial' objects of class 'SpatialPoints', 'SpatialPointsDataFrame', 'SpatialLines', 'SpatialLinesDataFrame', 'SpatialPolygons', and 'SpatialPolygonsDataFrame'. Supports 'WKB' geometry types 'Point', 'LineString', 'Polygon', 'MultiPoint', 'MultiLineString', and 'MultiPolygon'. Includes extensions to enable creation of maps with 'TIBCO Spotfire'.


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install.packages("wkb")

0.3-0 by Ian Cook, 3 years ago


Report a bug at https://github.com/ianmcook/wkb/issues


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


Authors: TIBCO Software Inc.


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


Task views: Analysis of Spatial Data


BSD_3_clause + file LICENSE license


Imports sp

Suggests testthat


Suggested by rpostgis.


See at CRAN