# parana

##### Rainfall Data from Parana State, Brasil

This data-set was used by Diggle and Ribeiro (2001) to illustrate the methods discussed in the paper. The data reported analysis was carried out using the package geoR.

The data refers to average rainfall over different years for the period May-June (dry-season). It was collected at 143 recording stations throughout \(\mbox{Paran\'{a}}\) State, Brasil.

- Keywords
- datasets

##### Usage

`data(parana)`

##### Format

The object `parana`

of the class `geodata`

, which is a list
containing the following components:

`coords`

a matrix with the coordinates of the recording stations.

`data`

a vector with the average recorded rainfall for the May-June period.

`borders`

a matrix with the coordinates defining the borders of \(\mbox{Paran\'{a}}\) state.

`loci.paper`

a matrix with the coordinates of the four prediction locations discussed in the paper.

##### References

Diggle, P.J. \& Ribeiro Jr, P.J. (2002) Bayesian inference in Gaussian model-based geostatistics. Geographical and Environmental Modelling, Vol. 6, No. 2, 129-146.

##### Examples

```
# NOT RUN {
summary(parana)
plot(parana)
# }
```

*Documentation reproduced from package geoR, version 1.8-1, License: GPL (>= 2)*