Interface to Geometry Engine - Open Source ('GEOS')

Interface to Geometry Engine - Open Source ('GEOS') using the C 'API' for topology operations on geometries. The 'GEOS' library is external to the package, and, when installing the package from source, must be correctly installed first. Windows and Mac Intel OS X binaries are provided on 'CRAN'.


Reference manual

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0.3-24 by Roger Bivand, 3 days ago

Browse source code at

Authors: Roger Bivand [cre, aut], Colin Rundel [aut], Edzer Pebesma [ctb], Rainer Stuetz [ctb], Karl Ove Hufthammer [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Analysis of Spatial Data

GPL (>= 2) license

Imports methods, sp, utils, stats, graphics

Suggests maptools, testthat, XML, maps, rgdal

Linking to sp

System requirements: GEOS (>= 3.2.0); for building from source: GEOS from; GEOS OSX frameworks built by William Kyngesburye at may be used for source installs on OSX.

Imported by BIEN, ConR, DSpat, DSsim, FLightR, FedData, ForestTools, GADMTools, GeNetIt, GeoXp, Grid2Polygons, LabourMarketAreas, MODIStsp, MTA, MazamaSpatialUtils, MetaLandSim, OasisR, RStoolbox, RSurvey, RchivalTag, Rnightlights, SDraw, SSN, SpatialEpiApp, SpatialPosition, TileManager, birdring, bossMaps, briskaR, cartogram, cartography, constrainedKriging, dynatopmodel, emdi, fetchR, gaiah, geoaxe, geojsonio, gfcanalysis, gridsample, hierarchicalDS, hyfo, hypervolume, incR, inlmisc, lakemorpho, leafletCN, letsR, lgcp, lidR, osmplotr, osrm, pgirmess, postGIStools, psda, quickmapr, rKIN, rangeBuilder, rangeMapper, raptr, red, redlistr, rpostgis, shadow, spatialEco, spatsurv, spsurvey, sptemExp, stampr, stplanr, tigris, tmap, tmaptools, vdmR, vein, velox, wallace, waver, wildlifeDI, windfarmGA, wrspathrow, wux.

Depended on by DivE, GISTools, IceCast, KappaV, ShapePattern, Watersheds, cleangeo, expp, geospacom, highriskzone, ibeemd, itcSegment, pycno, spatialClust.

Suggested by BayesX, ENMeval, FRK, GSODR, HSAR, IsoriX, SiMRiv,, adehabitatHR, adehabitatHS, btb, dismo, downscale, excursions, gstat, gwfa, indicspecies, leaflet, mapmisc, maptools, mregions, npphen, polyCub, rCAT, rangemodelR, raster, rgbif, rmapshaper, rnaturalearth, rtop, sampSurf, secr, secrlinear, sf, sharpshootR, soilDB, sp, spacetime, spdep, stormwindmodel, surveillance, tbart, trajectories.

Enhanced by macleish.

See at CRAN