PBSmapping

Mapping Fisheries Data and Spatial Analysis Tools

This software has evolved from fisheries research conducted at the Pacific Biological Station (PBS) in 'Nanaimo', British Columbia, Canada. It extends the R language to include two-dimensional plotting features similar to those commonly available in a Geographic Information System (GIS). Embedded C code speeds algorithms from computational geometry, such as finding polygons that contain specified point events or converting between longitude-latitude and Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) coordinates. Additionally, we include 'C++' code developed by Angus Johnson for the 'Clipper' library, data for a global shoreline, and other data sets in the public domain. Under the user's R library directory '.libPaths()', specifically in './PBSmapping/doc', a complete user's guide is offered and should be consulted to use package functions effectively.

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Package
PBSmapping
Version
2.70.5
Date
2018-06-05
Title
Mapping Fisheries Data and Spatial Analysis Tools
Author
Jon T. Schnute [aut], Nicholas Boers [aut], Rowan Haigh [aut, cre], Alex Couture-Beil [ctb], Denis Chabot [ctb], Chris Grandin [ctb], Angus Johnson [ctb], Paul Wessel [ctb], Franklin Antonio [ctb], Nicholas J. Lewin-Koh [ctb], Roger Bivand [ctb]
Maintainer
Rowan Haigh
Copyright
2003-2018, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Depends
R (>= 3.0.0)
Suggests
foreign, maptools, deldir
SystemRequirements
C++11
NeedsCompilation
yes
Description
This software has evolved from fisheries research conducted at the Pacific Biological Station (PBS) in 'Nanaimo', British Columbia, Canada. It extends the R language to include two-dimensional plotting features similar to those commonly available in a Geographic Information System (GIS). Embedded C code speeds algorithms from computational geometry, such as finding polygons that contain specified point events or converting between longitude-latitude and Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) coordinates. Additionally, we include 'C++' code developed by Angus Johnson for the 'Clipper' library, data for a global shoreline, and other data sets in the public domain. Under the user's R library directory '.libPaths()', specifically in './PBSmapping/doc', a complete user's guide is offered and should be consulted to use package functions effectively.
License
GPL (>= 2)
URL
Packaged
2018-06-05 20:59:26 UTC; HaighR
Repository
CRAN
Date/Publication
2018-06-06 14:38:08 UTC

install.packages('PBSmapping')

2.70.5

7 months ago

https://github.com/pbs-software/pbs-mapping

Rowan Haigh

GPL (>= 2)

Depends on

R (>= 3.0.0)

Suggests

foreign, maptools, deldir

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