elevatr: Access Elevation Data from Various APIs

Several web services are available that provide access to elevation data. This package provides access to several of those services and returns elevation data either as a SpatialPointsDataFrame from point elevation services or as a raster object from raster elevation services. Currently, the package supports access to the Amazon Web Services Terrain Tiles <https://aws.amazon.com/public-datasets/terrain/> and the USGS Elevation Point Query Service <http://ned.usgs.gov/epqs/>.

Package details

AuthorJeffrey Hollister [aut, cre], Tarak Shah [ctb]
MaintainerJeffrey Hollister <[email protected]>
LicenseCC0
Version0.2.0
URL https://www.github.com/jhollist/elevatr
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("elevatr")

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elevatr documentation built on Nov. 29, 2018, 1:05 a.m.