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Difference between raster() and readGDAL()?

I am new in working with rasters and after having trouble working with them i'd like to know the difference between those two import functions. for example i did this library(raster) ...
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Reading and plotting shapefiles with a custom function in R?

I have this piece of code that want to turn into a function r<-readShapeSpatial("roads") b<-readShapeSpatial("buildings") lc<-readShapeSpatial("landcover.shp") here is the preparation ...
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error of randomforest classification with Landsat data

I want perform randomforest classification on Landsat data. Here is some code I found from a paper. But when I run into the "classification" part, there is an error said "Error in eval(expr, ...
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Matching (joining) two slightly incompatible polygon shapefiles

I have two shapefiles that represent two slightly different zonings of the same area (municipality zoning and transport zones), about 3000 polygons each. Several smaller municipalities may form a ...
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Include non-raster object in overlay function in R

I have two raster objects and I would like to calculate values of the first conditional on values in the second. I am currently using the overlay function, but unfortunately I can't seem to pass non ...
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Defining projection using readOGR if the shapefile doesn't have it?

I think that by using readOGR to import a shapefile renders worthless to put proj4string to the script since if any coords are available in the shapefile, it will be transported through the readOGR. ...
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encoding error between maptools and arcgis

I am having a trouble of encoding at writing shape file by maptools (0.8-34) of R by MacOSX and reading that by ArcMAP 10.2.1 in windows 8.1 through parallels desktop. Using an original shape file, I ...
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What is the most user friendly OSM route planning API?

I ran a workshop last week on GIS for Transport Applications. In Nick Bearman's tutorial (available from the previous link) we used Google's routing API (via ggmap) and CycleStreets.net routing ...
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How to set raster projection in R

I am new to R and grib files. library(raster) I have a "grd" file in and I am trying to set the coordinates to polar stereographic projection r <- raster("p190001.grd") # class : ...
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How to create geometric shapes in R? [closed]

I want to plot some geometrical shapes but I dont know what values to put in a vector so they can be plotted. How do you know what numbers should be inserted in a vector so they can create certain ...
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Rasterize gives weird image

ro<-readShapeSpatial("roads") ra<-readShapeSpatial("railways") co<-readShapeSpatial("LIE_adm0") u<-union(union(extent(ro),extent(ra)),extent(co)) rast<-raster(u,res=1) ...
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Shapefile One-to-Many Relationship in R

Is there any way to append a shapefile in a one-to-many relationship with its attributes that R can read? I understand the fix that resides in ArcInfo by creating through MakeQueryTable, but as this ...
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Put output of SAGA algorithm of Processing model in R script

I'm trying to combine the Variogram Cloud model of SAGA with an R script inside a Processing model. First, the R script is: ##Vector processing=group ##showplots ##Layer=table ##X=Field Layer ...
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How to get time-zones from latitude and longitude in raster?

I have a raster with longitudes and latitudes for the US with meteorological data (for about 100k grid points). I would like to get the time zone for each point in order to transform the time to local ...
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How to avoid “Unable to compute a transformation between pixel/line”?

I am trying to re-project from Equi-rectangular to the NASA global EASE grid (Equal Area Scalable Earth) grid 1383 586 with a ~25 km cylindrical projection (ESPG=3410). The file is provided as HDF5. ...
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How to compute layer by layer after stack?

I have some rasters that I want to compute the moving average and then rewrite the rasters again. r1 <- r2 <- r3 <- r4 <- r5 <- r6 <- raster(nrows=10, ncols=10); r1 <- ...
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How to re-grid a raster using area-overlap weighted averaging?

I have two rasters r and r2 with different resolutions. I want to re-sample (re-grid) r2 to be the same as r using area-overlap weighted averaging:If an r grid cell is covered by more than 1 ...
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How to compute the number of none NA-values for each row?

I have a matrix(raster) that I am computing the the mean of each row in this raster as: library (raster) r <- raster(nrows=10, ncols=10);r <- setValues(r, 1:ncell(r)) # The x-values will ...
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Using R to combine long/lat data into UK region polygons

I've a CSV file with geoinfo: JobSeekerId LocationId UpdatedDt EndDt Latitude Longitude Country Name JobTitle CompanyName ...
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Transforming GIS based XY data (polygons) so that they overlap in R

So I'm attempting to come up with the average shape of these polygon features as a part of my masters research. To do this, I want to run a shape analysis of GIS-based X-Y data using the shapes ...
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R: How to get latitudes and longitudes from a RasterLayer?

I am an absolute beginner of geographic data, so please, forgive me if the question is not appropriate. I downloaded data from NCDC NARR and managed to load into R using the raster package. I would ...
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How to extract values based on names of rasters?

I have a raster r that contains values for each grid cell (which vary from one cell to another). I have other 24 rasters where the names of the rasters are: the name of r1 is data-00.img, the name ...
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Georeferencing in R Based on the Four Corners

I have a raster image (photograph) that was taken from a helicopter. Along with that raster image, the system also tells me the positions of the four corners of the image in a different file. I have ...
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Count objects in polygons

I have a .txt file containing the coordinate of the two polygons in the picture below as well as coordinates for each of the lines inside the polygons. Could anyone help to count each line inside ...
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DEM and r2stl() distorted models?

If I import a dem file into R and then call as.matrix() on it, I can access z values. I want to create a 3D model, but I'm getting strange results. Most of my dems are spiky and if they are smooth I ...
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How to read ArcGIS files in R?

I am new to using spatial data in R. So far the tutorials I have seen consist of using maptools, map, ggplot2 and rgdal to open ".shp" files along with ".csv" files to plot the polygons/ points using ...
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How to turn shapefiles into raster and aggregate them into one raster

For example i tried this but it doesn't work rast_a<-raster(extent(shp_1)) res(rast_a)=100 rsh<-rasterize(shp_1,rast_a) rast_b<-raster(extent(shp_2)) res(rast_b)=100 ...
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Re-sample raster to acre grid using ArcGIS Desktop or R?

I have a 1m classified landcover raster layer that consists of values 1-4 representing various land covers. I need to resample this layer to an acre grid. Each acre in the resultant grid should ...
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plot 3D graph based on raster pixel values

I am new to raster data. I have a raster tif file with population density value in each grid cell. I am interested in plotting a 3D graph based on raster values in ArcGIS or R. The similar graph is ...
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How to convert a spatialpolygon to a SaptialPolygonsDataFrame and add a column to the atrribute table

coast<-readShapeSpatial("coastline.shp") landc<-readShapeSpatial("landcover.shp) ro<-readShapeSpatial("roads.shp") bc<-gBuffer(ro,width=100) landc$ratings=1 ...
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Monthly weather averages using NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis data

I'm a political science grad student and I've recently (and probably foolishly) committed to dipping my feet into GIS. Right now I need to build a table that has monthly precipitation and temperature ...
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A raster map without a legend?

I simply download a map from here http://neo.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/view.php?datasetId=MCD12C1_T1. this map is a tiff file. mapd <- raster("C:\\MCD12C1_T1_2011-01-01_rgb_1440x720.TIFF") plot(mapd) ...
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DEM files and r2stl()

In R The Volcano dataset has elevation values, but is not a DEM file. How can I convert my DEM files (from earthexplorer.usgs.gov) so that the I can access all the elevation values in a matrix (what ...
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How to create a US map in R with separation between states and clear labels?

I was trying to figure out how to create a map like down below in R on the Stack Exchange but maybe that's the wrong community and the GIS side is a better spot. Currently, I'm able to add the ...
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Iterative Mean of Means Infinite Loop for calculating H-t Index

I'm trying to create a function that will calculate an Ht-Index for Quantifying the Fractal or Scaling Structure of Geographic Features (but am new to R) which basically just finds nested means of ...
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Performing Maximum Likelihood Classification in R

I'm trying to perform maximum likelihood classification of landsat imagery using R, I have been searching for a package that implements it but so far I haven't found it. What is the easiest way to ...
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Choosing R package for discrete choice model?

I am at a loss as to which R package and approach to use for my modeling. The background is: I have a transportation survey dataset combined with many other GIS datasets. I am attempting to ...
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Mapping Disease Incidence in the Northeast in R

I am trying to map disease incidence by county in states in northeastern states in the US. I have the shapefiles for the entire US but I am having a difficult time deleting the states that I do not ...
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Error of memory for vector allocation while kriging [duplicate]

When I run the krige.conv function from the geoR package in R: kc <- krige.conv(as.geo,loc=prd.loc,krige=krige.control(cov.pars=c(0.29,0.79))) it throws me the following error: Error: cannot ...
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legend colour with specific value

i have model plotted in R base<- raster("example.tif") plot(base) image i'd like to change value (0,5,10,15,20,25) breakpoints<-c("0,5,10,15,20,25") plot(base,break=breakpoints) Error in ...
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ArcGIS implementation of an R-script for estimating spatial autocorrelation

How do I implement the following in ArcGIS? rho.from.data <- function(ras){ require(spdep) require(maptools) #-- Generate Spatial Pixels data frame from raster file --# r2r <- as(ras, ...
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Plotting Netcdf data. How to get right projection?

Maybe it's very easy for someone to fix, but I'a a new one in R, so I really need help. I/m trying to plot data containing lat, lon and variable (nmf2). The grid isn't a regular one, so there are some ...
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Extracting intersection areas in R

I have two polygons. One contains fields(X,Y,Z) and the other contains soil types (A,B,C,D). I want to know what area of every field contains which type of soil. I tried the following: ...
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Calculate distance between a set of points: lat and long in QGIS or R

I have shapefiles containing the location of several individuals along several months. Positions were documented with a 30 minutes interval. Tables contain the following data fields: collar (ID), ...
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Sampling one shapefile with polygons of another using R?

I have two shapefiles that partially overlap. One (the bigger one) consists of several polygons which represent fields I am interested in. The second, is a rectangular shape that overlaps about 30% of ...
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chi-squared for two rasters in R

I am kind of new with statistics. I have two raster with categorical values and I want to get chi-square. How can I do this using R? Rasters have the same region and same resolution. Is chi-square ...
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CRS not embedded by maptools in R

I'm using the maptools package in R to merge some data to a shapefile. When I open the original input shapefile in QGIS, QGIS automatically picks up on the CRS. When I open the output shapefile from ...
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ggplot2 plots polygons with wrong topologies

I'm trying to plot polygons in R using ggplot2. In GRASS, QGIS and normal R the map renders fine, but ggplot2 seems to have some kind of topological difficultes I can't explain. With normal R it looks ...
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What is the “best” way to automate the GIS slope and aspect algorithm?

I am currently obtaining slope and aspect of roofs using ArcGIS as follows: Mosaic several Lidar .asc files to new raster Extract by mask using Mastermap building outlines to get hold of just the ...
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Overlaying lines and aggregating their values for overlapping segments

I have a number of routes (5 in this example data) stored in a SpatialLinesDataFrame called r. These have different origins but all converge on the same destination (Manchester Airport): Each ...