forestChange: Computing Essential Biodiversity Variables from Global Forest Change Data

Metrics of two Essential Biodiversity Variables: forest extents and forest fragmentation indices (O'connor et al., 2015) <doi:10.1002/rse2.4> are computed by processing Global Forest Change data (Hansen et al., 2013) <doi:10.1126/science.1244693>. The Forest Change Data are extracted using either Geographic Administrative Units, see <https://gadm.org/>, or user-defined polygons. Most of the procedures can be understood implementing two functions: FCPolygon() and EBVmetric().

Package details

AuthorWilson Lara <[email protected]>, Victor Gutierrez-Velez <[email protected]>
MaintainerWilson Lara <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL-3
Version0.3
Package repositoryView on CRAN
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install.packages("forestChange")

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