maptools v0.8-12


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by Roger Bivand

Tools for reading and handling spatial objects

Set of tools for manipulating and reading geographic data, in particular ESRI shapefiles; C code used from shapelib. It includes binary access to GSHHS shoreline files. The package also provides interface wrappers for exchanging spatial objects with packages such as PBSmapping, spatstat, maps, RArcInfo, Stata tmap, WinBUGS, Mondrian, and others.

Functions in maptools

Name Description
gzAzimuth Find azimuth for geographical coordinates
CCmaps Conditioned choropleth maps
elide-methods Methods for Function elide in Package `maptools'
readAsciiGrid read/write to/from (ESRI) asciigrid format
SpatialLines2PolySet Convert sp line and polygon objects to PBSmapping PolySet objects
read.shape Read shapefile into Map object
readShapeSpatial Read shape files into Spatial*DataFrame objects
pointLabel Label placement for points to avoid overlaps
leglabs Make legend labels
sp2WB Export SpatialPolygons object as S-Plus map for WinBUGS
kmlLine Create and write a KML file on the basis of a given Lines object
wrld_simpl Simplified world country polygons
GE_SpatialGrid Create SpatialGrid for PNG output to GE
as.ppp coercion between sp objects and spatstat objects
getKMLcoordinates Get a list of coordinates out of a KML file
symbolsInPolys Place grids of points over polygons
plot.Map Plot a Map object (deprecated)
Rgshhs Read GSHHS data into sp object
readGPS GPSbabel read interface
spCbind-methods cbind for spatial objects
sun-methods Methods for sun ephemerides calculations
ppp-class Virtual class "ppp"
readSplus Read exported WinBUGS maps
ContourLines2SLDF Converter functions to build SpatialLinesDataFrame objects
kmlPolygon Create and write a KML file on the basis of a given Polygons object
sp2tmap Convert SpatialPolygons object for Stata tmap command
sp2Mondrian write map data for Mondrian
unionSpatialPolygons Aggregate Polygons in a SpatialPolygons object
readShapePoly Read polygon shape files into SpatialPolygonsDataFrame objects
maptools Report version information and changes
Map2poly Create polygon lists and bounding boxes from imported shapefiles
nowrapRecenter Break polygons at meridian for recentering
subset.polylist Subset polygon list objects
checkPolygonsHoles Check holes in Polygons objects
kmlOverlay Create and write KML file for PNG image overlay
get.Pcent Polygon centroids
write.pointShape Write a point-type shapefile
readShapeLines Read arc shape files into SpatialLinesDataFrame objects
gpcholes Hisaji Ono's lake/hole problem
pal2SpatialPolygons Making SpatialPolygons objects from RArcInfo input
dotsInPolys Put dots in polygons
gcDestination Find destination in geographical coordinates
map2SpatialPolygons Convert map objects to sp classes
readShapePoints Read points shape files into SpatialPointsDataFrame objects
write.polylistShape Write a polygon-type shapefile
plot.polylist Plot polygons
getinfo.shape Get shapefile header information
spRbind-methods rbind for spatial objects
write.linelistShape Write a arc-type shapefile
thinnedSpatialPoly Douglas-Peuker line generalization for Spatial Polygons
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Date 2011-12-19
Encoding latin1
License GPL (>= 2)
Packaged 2011-12-19 09:03:53 UTC; rsb
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Date/Publication 2011-12-19 11:59:27

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