dggridR: Discrete Global Grids

Spatial analyses involving binning require that every bin have the same area, but this is impossible using a rectangular grid laid over the Earth or over any projection of the Earth. Discrete global grids use hexagons, triangles, and diamonds to overcome this issue, overlaying the Earth with equally-sized bins. This package provides utilities for working with discrete global grids, along with utilities to aid in plotting such data.

Package details

AuthorRichard Barnes [aut, cre], Kevin Sahr [aut, cph], Gerald Evenden [cph], Angus Johnson [cph], Frank Warmerdam [cph], Even Rouault [cph], Lian Song [ctb]
MaintainerRichard Barnes <rijard.barnes@gmail.com>
LicenseAGPL (>= 3)
URL https://github.com/r-barnes/dggridR/
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dggridR documentation built on Jan. 22, 2023, 1:15 a.m.