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How to efficiently read a kml file into R

I'm working with huge .kml files (up to 10 Gb) and need an efficient way to read them into R. Until now I've been converting them to shapefiles via QGIS and then back into R with readShapePoly and ...
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Inverse Distance Weighted (IDW) Interpolation with Radial Basis Function (RBF) in R

I want to perform an IDW interpolation with R. I am aware that I can do that with gstat::idw. But I want to change the parameter 'idp' with a radial basis function (RBF): where is the ...
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R: count raster values using another raster as mask

I would like to count the frequency of values in one raster, using another raster (different resolution) as the zonal condition. The premise is that the coarser resolution raster represents the area ...
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Plotting Raster in R gives error

I know this is not much to go off of, but I can't seem to find the answer anywhere. I was plotting this raster image on Friday and it worked, and now when I try to plot it, I get this error. The image ...
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Building predictive maps of response variables in R

I am a novice in spatial statistics in R. So, I am looking for some advises. In particular, I would like to create a predictive map of capture success from a generalized linear mixed-effects model ...
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Failure of the code calling the function “rasterize” in R: NAs or no slots

I have some problems to convert a shapefile into a raster. I used the function rasterize (package raster) but all raster values are equal to NA. Following the answers to this question rasterize ...
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Tearing of SpatialLinesDataFrame and problem with gClip function

I am trying to use ggmap with geom_map and geom_path commands to add a SpatialPolygonsDataFrame of African countries and a SpatialLinesDataFrame over a raster. When I use the defined function gClip() ...
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using raster.predict for Cubist model, factor levels list

I would like to thank in advance any help or advice. Let me know if I need to provide more reproducible data/code. I am working on a Cubist prediction model for soil texture, using continuous and ...
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Creating spatial population heat map

I have some data that contains crab males population based on latitude and longitude. I am trying to plot the population distribution on map (not point density). For example I like to show which areas ...
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R fortify causing polygons to tear

I'm am having some trouble plotting my spatial data using ggplot2. The map looks fine when plotted using spplot, so I'm assuming that the tearing occurs at the fortify stage. The code is as follows: ...
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Predict/estimate point values for unsurveyed areas based on vegetation type

I have point data from deer surveys and would like to predict values for areas not surveyed based on vegetation type (Grass, Disturbed, Oak, Pine, Mixed etc.) So far I have dissolved my vegetation ...
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Spatial index in R - Performance enhancement on geospatial processing [on hold]

In my Geoinformatics studies, I often stumbled over the usage of spatial indices in spatial databases like here. However, I wondered if there is any possibility to use such indices in R in order to ...
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Tutorials to handle spatial data in R?

Does anyone know some good tutorials to handle spatial data in R? I know that there are some packages like rgdal and maptools but I haven't actually found usefull tutorials to get in touch with the ...
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paste based in the number of elements in the row [migrated]

This is my dataframe s <- data.frame( x = c("a","b","c"), y = c("d","e", NA), z = c(NA,"j",NA) ) And I want to concatenate(paste) the values based a condition, I want to paste with comma ...
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Increase speed of reverse clip (erase) for large shapefiles in R

I would like to do a reverse clip (or erase in ArcMap) from shapefiles (polygons) then to merge the two shapefiles into a single shapefile. From this post How to 'reverse clip' (erase) in R, ...
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Spatial Interpolation Methods like PRISM

I am looking for some kind of software (free software) that allows me to make an interpolation like PRISM software. The interpolation used in PRISM is a local regression and accounts for ...
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Correct Projection for calculating centroids of a group of points?

I have a long list of points covering all of North America for which I would like to calculate the centroid (by grouping points based on the "Name" column). My approach is to take the WGS84 ...
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R raster() function failed to read tif file

I wrote a few lines to load data in TIFF to R. The function I used was: library(raster) test <- raster("file name.tif",package="raster") and it worked perfectly last week. However, now I am ...
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create a grid and extract species and climate data [closed]

I am looking for R support to arrange my dataset which I tried and failed in Arc GIS. If you have an idea please let me know. I have 6 bioclimatic variables and 14 species. I want to create a ...
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Spearman correlation between two rasters in R

I have two rasters of the same area. The only difference is that they were created using two different methods. I would like to compare them and see how correlated they are pixel by pixel. Any ideas ...
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How to manually assign new names to attributes in a spatial data frame column with NA values

Data can be found here (Admin 1- States and Provinces, first download button): http://www.naturalearthdata.com/downloads/10m-cultural-vectors/ I have a shapefile of the world that I'll be pulling ...
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Estimating river Channel Width using Python/ArcGIS/MATLAB/R?

I am trying to estimate the river channel width from digitized polygon or poly-lines shapefiles. To do so, I converted poly-line shape files to points.shp at regular intervals (at 1 cm). Later, I ...
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What geospatial analysis can be done easily in R but not in Python? [closed]

I'd like to present on the capabilities of R in spatial processing to a crowd more familiar with Python. I'm very familiar with R but no so much with Python. I want to wow them with some processes ...
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Tearing of polygons using ggmap and readOGR

I'm trying to incorporate a shape file of US states with ggmap and keep getting "tearing" of my polygons. I tried changing group=id to group=group which helped, but didn't seem to resolve the ...
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problem when doing algebra with raster layers in R

I'm trying to combine bioclim raster layers to create the following layer. (Q) = AnnPrec/[(Tmax+Tmin)*(Tmax-Tmin)]*1000 For that, I import a bioclim stack: envirc = ...
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Adding a custom color scale for a sp.points layer to levelplot() legend

I'm wondering how I can add a customized color palette that I used to display a sp.points layer in a call to levelplot (lattice plotting) in the rasterVis package in R. I used a function that Dave X ...
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Spplot SpatialPolygonDataFrame and SpatialGridDataFrame

I have to plot in the same graph something like this: Then, I have elements from SpatialPolygonDataFrame class and others elements from SpatialGridDataFrame class. When I try to plot them in the ...
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R: Setting pop-ups dependent on zoom level using leaflet

I have data that I would like to group differently, depending on the zoom scale in an interactive map made using leaflet. I have expenditure data and I would like to show expenditure by lake at ...
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Identifying overlapping time intervals with two more criteria in R?

I have to check birds observations made over a longer period for duplicate/overlapping entries. Observers from different points (A,B,C) made observations and marked them on paper maps. Those lines ...
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Error while comparing two raster layer in R

I have got a geographic point distribution with N prehistoric settlements with a size of x and want to compare the distribution with an economic simulation, which produces M settlements (Usally N > ...
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How to create a continuous scale with distinct/custom color and value breaks with ggplot2 map

As stated in the title, I'm trying to create a continuous scale with distinct color and value breaks within the ggplot2 package in R. I'm using some dummy code to illustrate my problem: ...
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Create area buffers that are limited by a coastline

I'm trying to use ArcGIS 10.2 to create a buffer of points based on a pre-defined area (e.g 400 sq km). Further to that, the buffers of some of the points are close to the coastline that requires the ...
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Use function spplot

Does anybody know how to plot with "spplot" fuction two elements of diferents classes?. One element from "SpatialPolygonDataFrame" class and other from "raster" class.
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How to do a Kernel Density map from weighted point observations using a Cauchy kernel?

I need to produce a kernel density map, but instead of using a common kernel function such as Gaussian, I need to use the Cauchy kernel function. I have tried the Kernel Density tool in ArcGIS and ...
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how to extract line features from a raster

I have a raster of land cover types where roads are represented by pixels (1 pixel = 25m x 25m = 625 m²). Is there a way to extract line features (here roads) from a raster ? ## Create raster as an ...
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Trying to run an ANOVA for fields in a dataframe [R] [migrated]

So far my code looks like this: Points = readOGR(dsn = "./Data/filename.shp",layer = "layername",stringsAsFactors = FALSE) Points$LDI = extract(LDI, Points) LDI = ...
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R: raster stack (time series) loop pixelwise and write layer number of value occurence into a single output layer

I have a raster stack of gridded RFE 2.0 rainfall data (time series of one year = 365 layers). Now I wanted to identifiy on which date during the year the first rainfall occurs for each Pixel. The ...
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Error when trying to plot legend for geom_point with ggplot2

Here's some mock code to go along with my problem: #read in libraries library(ggmap) library(sp) library(raster) library(ggplot2) #read in country shapefile, project, fortify for mapping with ...
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How to extract percentage of land cover from a raster according to multiple shapefiles?

I have a raster map that represents land cover of a region, and different shapefiles (total 120) in the same region. I want to know the percentage of every land cover for each shapefile. For example, ...
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How to add two dataframe columns of city and state names to form single city-state column for geocoding in R? [closed]

I tried to search for an answer to this, but I couldn't seem to find the right search terms, so I decided to spell it out quite explicitly. I have a data frame with separate columns for cities, ...
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How can I convert a large csv of irregular lat/lons to regular raster GRID?

I have a large csv containing ~5 million rows containing Lat, Lon, and Depth bathymetry values. I want to generate a raster GRID (for use in Arc) from this, but the trouble is the lat/lons are ...
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Fixing orphaned holes in R

I'm trying to perform a union on a common field after merging two adjacent shapefiles. The shapefiles end up with at least one thin sliver of space between them. When I attempt a union I get the ...
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Relationship between sp package in R; MapWindow; ArcGIS/QGIS?

I am using ArcGIS at office for some visualization work, but I feel it kinda dump to performing the same tasks several times for visualizing some data on different maps. I am think of automating it ...
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R Efficient Way to Resample, Crop, and Mask a Raster Image

Does anyone know an efficient way to resample an image? I am currently trying to crop a large image and clip 2 regions from a shape file. From this clipped image, I would like to increase the pixel ...
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gBuffer(rGEOS) causing R to crash

I have downloaded a US federal lands data layer (fedlanp010g.shp.tar.gz) from http://nationalmap.gov/small_scale/atlasftp.html?openChapters=chpbound#chpbound In R, I am trying to create a buffer ...
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Get distances between boundaries from an SpatialPolygon and raster pixels

I am trying to calculate the distance from several pixels of a raster to a boundary of some polygons in R as it is showed in the image. I have two problems: How to correctly define a boundary from ...
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R calculate raster cell size in map units

I have a RasterLayer and would like to know the cell size. I haven't find any function in the packages :-S . Does someone have an idea ? info about the RasterLayer class : RasterLayer ...
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Generic comparison for kriging in geoR and ArcGIS

I am going to do a project based on kriging. The targeted area would be as big as United States and my grid would be 10km*10km. I am wondering the differences of efficiencies for the methods ...
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Defining the correct AEA proj4string for FEWSnet Rainfall Data (Southern Africa) in R [closed]

I have some general questions about how to go about solving this problem: I am trying to incorporate FEWSnet's monthly Rainfall Estimate data from 2014-2015 for Southern Africa into an analysis where ...
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R: aggregate raster with 'mode' function - how does it work?

I want to aggregate a very fine resolution raster at various coarser resolutions (that represents many 1000s of categorical polygons). The aggregate{raster} function is what i've traditionally used, ...