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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
SplashDams Data for Splash Dams in western Oregon
write.linelistShape Write a arc-type shapefile
ContourLines2SLDF Converter functions to build SpatialLinesDataFrame objects
leglabs Make legend labels
write.polylistShape Write a polygon-type shapefile
SpatialLines2PolySet Convert sp line and polygon objects to PBSmapping PolySet objects
gzAzimuth Find azimuth for geographical coordinates
maptools Report version information and changes
kmlPoints Create and write a KML file on the basis of a given Points object
read.shape Read shapefile into Map object
Rgshhs Read GSHHS data into sp object
subset.polylist Subset polygon list objects
kmlOverlay Create and write KML file for PNG image overlay
as.ppp coercion between sp objects and spatstat objects
dotsInPolys Put dots in polygons
getinfo.shape Get shapefile header information
GE_SpatialGrid Create SpatialGrid for PNG output to GE
plot.polylist Plot polygons
Map2poly Create polygon lists and bounding boxes from imported shapefiles
kmlLine Create and write a KML file on the basis of a given Lines object
readGPS GPSbabel read interface
pointLabel Label placement for points to avoid overlaps
sp2Mondrian write map data for Mondrian
readShapeLines Read arc shape files into SpatialLinesDataFrame objects
nowrapRecenter Break polygons at meridian for recentering
write.pointShape Write a point-type shapefile
CCmaps Conditioned choropleth maps
map2SpatialPolygons Convert map objects to sp classes
symbolsInPolys Place grids of points over polygons
sun-methods Methods for sun ephemerides calculations
elide-methods Methods for Function elide in Package `maptools'
readSplus Read exported WinBUGS maps
gcDestination Find destination in geographical coordinates
getKMLcoordinates Get a list of coordinates out of a KML file
readShapePoints Read points shape files into SpatialPointsDataFrame objects
readAsciiGrid read/write to/from (ESRI) asciigrid format
unionSpatialPolygons Aggregate Polygons in a SpatialPolygons object
checkPolygonsHoles Check holes in Polygons objects
kmlPolygon Create and write a KML file on the basis of a given Polygons object
state.vbm US State Visibility Based Map
sp2WB Export SpatialPolygons object as S-Plus map for WinBUGS
gpcholes Hisaji Ono's lake/hole problem
thinnedSpatialPoly Douglas-Peuker line generalization for Spatial Polygons
pal2SpatialPolygons Making SpatialPolygons objects from RArcInfo input
sp2tmap Convert SpatialPolygons object for Stata tmap command
get.Pcent Polygon centroids
readShapeSpatial Read shape files into Spatial*DataFrame objects
readShapePoly Read polygon shape files into SpatialPolygonsDataFrame objects
spCbind-methods cbind for spatial objects
plot.Map Plot a Map object (deprecated)
ppp-class Virtual class "ppp"
wrld_simpl Simplified world country polygons
spRbind-methods rbind for spatial objects
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Date 2012-01-15
Encoding latin1
License GPL (>= 2)
Packaged 2012-01-15 13:18:16 UTC; rsb
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Date/Publication 2012-01-15 13:44:59

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