location_createID: Create one or more unique locationIDs

View source: R/location_createID.R

location_createIDR Documentation

Create one or more unique locationIDs

Description

A unique locationID is created for each incoming longitude and latitude.

See MazamaCoreUtils::createLocationID for details.

Usage

location_createID(longitude = NULL, latitude = NULL)

Arguments

longitude

Vector of longitudes in decimal degrees E.

latitude

Vector of latitudes in decimal degrees N.

Value

Vector of character locationIDs.

References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decimal_degrees

https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2017/01/10/probability-of-secure-hash-collisions/

Examples

library(MazamaLocationUtils)

# Wenatchee
lon <- -120.325278
lat <- 47.423333
locationID <- location_createID(lon, lat)
print(locationID)

MazamaLocationUtils documentation built on March 18, 2022, 7:24 p.m.