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How to remove columns in a spatial polygon data frame in R?

My spatial polygon data frame (spdf) contains too many columns (variables) and I want to remove most of the columns entirely. I know how to do this with a regular data frame in R, but I am unsure how ...
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How to 'reverse clip' (erase) in R

A reverse clip saves only the part of your spatial object that is outside the bounds of another object, as opposed to a regular clip which saves the parts that are inside the other object. Here's how ...
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Clip Spatial object to bounding box in R

Given a Spatial object in R, how do I clip all of its elements to lie within a bounding box? There are two things I'd like to do (ideally I'd know how to do both, but either is an acceptable solution ...
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Multispectral image segmentation for natural-resources applications using R

R has the capacity for image segmentation, although all of the examples I have come across utilize a single band for the segmentation (example). I am interested in combining R's capacity for random ...
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spatialpolygons heatmap in R - NAs in grey?

I have a spatial polygon data-frame and I am trying to plot a heatmap via spplot. It's a map of Europe and the values for the heatmap are in a column of the data-frame. Plotting it works fine but I ...
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Not able to bulk download MODIS images

I am trying to download Modis NDVI and EVI images. I have used the following R-code: setwd("/home/karthik/Valmiki/Modis_bands/") library(raster) library(RCurl) ...
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Automating Intersect between two polygon layers

I have a spreadsheet that has county-level occurrences of around 1000 species within the US in the column headings (Species State County). Thus, for some counties there may be multiple species. I ...
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R raster Package Moran's I interpretation

I am using raster package to calculate the local Moran's I . The example gives the range of Moran's I between - 1 to 2.47. On my own data I have see the value range -3.070423 - 7.228558 How can ...
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Test for spatial randomness with Ripley's K or L function in R

I have a spatial point pattern that I would like to test against complete spatial randomness. I managed to plot a Ripley's K function for my data and a function for a random distribution with a ...
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Reproject MODIS level 3 chlorophyll data using gdal

I am trying to reproject MODIS Level 3 chlorophyll data (for instance, this file) using gdal in R. I used gdal_translate and gdalwarp functions. There was no crs information associated with ...
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What's the difference in these two shp files?

I'm trying to plot points on these maps in R, with points from "Coordinates" in the same folder. The WL.shp plots fine with the data, but the NG.shp (which should only be larger and of the same area ...
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Resources on using R in QGIS for R users?

This is a very basic question, but I'm having a heck of a time figuring it out because so much of the QGIS documentation is oriented toward use of the GUI. I want to be able to run R scripts in QGIS, ...
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Competing approaches to line & polygon simplification

There seems to be a few theoretical options around at the moment for geometric simplification. Douglas–Peucker seems the most established, followed by Visvalingam's approach (used by d3.js). Now ...
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How to add a field to a shapefile using R

This question is trying to make sense of a post that already exists that looks good, but is failing in practice. The second ranked answer uses the foreign package to read a shapefile attribute table ...
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Neighbours list extracted out of polygon regions

I've got a SQL database which contains some coded polygon structures. Those can be extracted as follows poly <- data.frame(sqldf("SELECT ST_astext(geometry) FROM table")) The data.frame 'poly' ...
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Splitting strings into new rows, retaining geometry

UPDATED BELOW I have 9 shapefiles, each shapefile has 700,000+ rows and I have roughly 12 attribute fields in each shapefile. There are three attribute fields, common to every shapefile, that I am ...
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R giving error when attempting map algebra

I'm trying to manipulate some downloaded rasters using R, and keep getting the same error when I try to do any type of map algebra. The example below uses a raster file downloaded from ...
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How to create randomly points within polygons for each row of a dataframe matching a Polygon ID with R

My question is similar to this post, but because there are no "perfect" answer and above all no reproducible example I open this question. I have a "SpatialPolygonsDataFrame" and a data frame. Both ...
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Doubts with Ripley's K function Interpretation

I'm a self-taught person, I'm studying the K Ripley's function and I would need some person who give me some advices. First, I have written a little script of R in QGIS processor: ##Point pattern ...
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How to create random point in according polygon for each dataset entry in a list (with R)

I have an area divided into polygons, and a dataset of observations which has a common field with the polygon layer. I now would like to generate a random point for each dataset entry within the ...
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Processing HDF4 data in R

I am trying to process MODIS files in R, which are in HDF4 format (link to data). I have experience reading in HDF5 and netCDF files in R, but HDF4 seems to be a common problem in R. I am using a MAC ...
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Projection mismatch when plotting precipitation with ggplot

I'm trying to plot accumulated precipitation in Brazil for a given period, see code below: Load packages library(raincpc) library(SDMTools) library(raster) library(ggplot2) library(rgdal) ...
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R: Can raster predict function pass to predict.rfsrc (a prediction function in a parallel verion of RandomForest)?

It seems that raster predict function can pass to predict.randomForest by setting the "type='response'". I am using a parallel version of randomForest package called the "randomForestSRC" and I am ...
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R SP library: identicalCRS and parameters in different order

The following returns FALSE: library(sp) points <- matrix(rnorm(30, 50, 10), ncol=2) proj1 <- CRS("+proj=utm +zone=10 +datum=WGS84 +ellps=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs +towgs84=0,0,0") proj2 <- ...
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Spatial interpolation with breaklines in R

I have a dataset consisting of irregularly-spaced points (x,y,value) that represent an area of ocean that contains some land. I need to interpolate these to a regular grid, ensuring that the ...
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R{raster} getValues(): error accessing values of large raster

I am getting the following, while extracting all values with: rs<-getValues(rster) Error in getRasterData(con, offset = offs, region.dim = reg, band = object at data@band): long vectors not ...
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How to find variable names for SF1 Census files

I'm trying to to read the 2010 Census data so that I can link some of my research data to geographic information. Ideally I would like to use census tract data and other covariates. I've downloaded ...
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Create a ground overlay kml from georeferenced raster

I have a world georeferenced raster (5m resolution, ~4000 x 4000 pixels) that I would like to display in google earth. I am looking for a simple and effective way to generate this kml file. Using ...
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How to analyse point data as covariate for areal data

I have two data sets: a) a set of polygons with areal data variables. b) point measures of various co-variates of interest (note I do not necessarily have a point for each polygon) How do I ...
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Using R to calculate the area of multiple polygons on a map that intersect with another overlaid polygon

I have a shapefile downloaded from the Ordnance Survey that gives electoral ward (division) boundaries for a county of the United Kingdom. I have successfully used R to load the shapefile and plotted ...
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How to access each raster in a stack with a loop

I have a stack of rasters and I want to access each layer, combine each later with another file and finally export the resulting file as a csv file. Is there any way to do this with a loop? So far I ...
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Is there a way to write single bands raster from multi-band layer faster in r?

I have 1000 multi-layer rasters and have to export each separate layer to a tif. Some friends recommended R to do the job. I used the following code: library(raster) namesVector<- c("layer1", ...
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How to mosaic rasters in R?

I am trying to mosaic several rasters into single big raster in R. Using script that posted in http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15287807/how-can-i-create-raster-mosaic-using-list-of-rasters But, I ...
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plot shp files like pnm? (Statistical Data Analysis Explained example) [duplicate]

Weird subject? well I'm confused so in advance: sorry for this wavy question: I'm trying to do what the authors of Statistical Data Analysis Explained (ISBN: 978-0-470-98581-6) have done in figure ...
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2 shape files plots together in a GIS, but not in R

I tried plotting these two files and a set of points (dropbox folder) in QGIS and MapInfo. They align pretty good (not perfect though). But in R, only the data from www.naturalearthdata.com can plot ...
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Simplest way to limit the memory that the raster package uses in R

What's the easiest way to limit the memory the raster package uses in R to 5GB of RAM? Ideally I want any raster that exceeds this size to be written to the hard drive and analysed from a temporary ...
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MapInfo “shape” file vs. naturalearthdata.com shape file

When i load this map shape file (exported from MapInfo as a shape file) shp.WashingtonLand<-readOGR("C:\\...\\Maps","WLmap2_polyline") R replies: OGR data source with driver: ESRI Shapefile ...
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Trilateration algorithm for n amount of points in R?

I read the page Trilateration algorithm for n amount of points and I have to do similar kind of trilateration in R. I am not that expert in R, can anyone help, if there is similar function/package ...
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Calculating tortuosity

I have the geographic locations of a species of fish over a period of time but want to assess how complex its movement path was. How do you calculate fractal tortuosity, or tortuosity via other ...
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plotting a map of north greenland in R

My knowledge in GIS and R is again tested when I want to map a small part of northern Greenland (called Washington Land) in R (and plot analysis data on top later). I've managed to plot it with ...
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Remove points within x distance

I have these spatial points: long <- c(-1.769717, -1.767766, -1.769170, -1.768462, -1.768389) lat <- c(54.92214, 54.92207, 54.92113, 54.92167, 54.92165) points <- data.frame(long, lat) ...
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R plot raster with real colors

I'have a raster image from Scran25 IGN. In Qgis, it opens perfectly but in R (with rgdal or raster packages), I do not know how to keep the original colors like this exemple? I have tried ...
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Chloropeth Map in R, Data on map not represented as in listed in the file

Below is the code for creating the Chloropeth Maps, once created, the actual problem is that the heat intensity indicated by the map is not according to the dataset column called value mentioned in ...
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Loading a multipoint shapefile in R

This issue has only been raised in the community once, two years ago, to the best of my knowledge. I think it's high time to raise the issue again! readOGR, from the rgdal package, cannot handle ...
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assigning census block demographics to postal data (zip/zip+4)

Using Python and R, what would be the best strategy to tie Census Block-level data to zip/zip + 4? I understand we're not matching polygon boundaries (zip codes are not geographies), but somehow ...
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How to do supervised image classification in saga with the help of R script or Python script

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and want to do image classification in SAGA. SAGA has numerous classification algorithms which is not present in GRASS and QGIS. I am new to SAGA, but more accustomed to work ...
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Error in which.max() : not yet implemented for large objects in R

I am going to create raster by Julian day that observed maximum value of NDVI within a single year. Actually, I want to know which julian day (or raster) has max value in each cells and get result by ...
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How to create raster map by day that observed maximum NDVI from multiple raster data in R?

I have 11 NDVI raster data, representing single summer. I want to create raster by day (Julian day or name of raster) that observed maximum value. In other words, I want to know which day (which ...
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Interpolation with netcdf4 file

I have a netcdf4 data set that contains array and information about latitude and longitude which can be accessed with the following R command: ncvar_get(dataname, 'lon'); ncvar_get(dataname, 'lat'); ...
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Alternatives to bilinear interpolation for raster extraction in R

I have a set of coordinates for which I want to extract temperature values from a raster. I am using the extract function from the raster library in R. Looking at the interpolation methods, there are ...