Import, Plot and Analyze Bathymetric and Topographic Data

Import xyz data from the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, <>), GEBCO (General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans, <>) and other sources, plot xyz data to prepare publication-ready figures, analyze xyz data to extract transects, get depth / altitude based on geographical coordinates, or calculate z-constrained least-cost paths.


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0.9.6 by Eric Pante, 8 months ago

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Authors: Eric Pante, Benoit Simon-Bouhet, and Jean-Olivier Irisson

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Analysis of Spatial Data

GPL (>= 3) license

Imports DBI, RSQLite, gdistance, geosphere, sp, raster, ncdf4, plotrix, shape, reshape2, adehabitatMA, ggplot2, methods

Suggests maps, mapdata, lattice, mapproj, R.rsp

Imported by oceanmap, vmsbase.

Suggested by oce.

See at CRAN