read_amazon: Download spatial data of Brazil's Legal Amazon

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Download spatial data of Brazil's Legal Amazon

Description

This data set covers the whole of Brazil's Legal Amazon as defined in the federal law n. 12.651/2012). The original data comes from the Brazilian Ministry of Environment (MMA) and can be found at "http://mapas.mma.gov.br/i3geo/datadownload.htm".

Usage

read_amazon(year = 2012, simplified = TRUE, showProgress = TRUE)

Arguments

year

Numeric. Year of the data in YYYY format. Defaults to 2012.

simplified

Logic FALSE or TRUE, indicating whether the function should return the data set with 'original' spatial resolution or a data set with 'simplified' geometry. Defaults to TRUE. For spatial analysis and statistics users should set simplified = FALSE. Borders have been simplified by removing vertices of borders using ⁠st_simplify{sf}⁠ preserving topology with a dTolerance of 100.

showProgress

Logical. Defaults to TRUE display progress bar.

Value

An ⁠"sf" "data.frame"⁠ object

See Also

Other area functions: read_biomes(), read_capitals(), read_comparable_areas(), read_country(), read_disaster_risk_area(), read_health_facilities(), read_health_region(), read_immediate_region(), read_indigenous_land(), read_intermediate_region(), read_meso_region(), read_metro_area(), read_micro_region(), read_municipal_seat(), read_municipality(), read_neighborhood(), read_pop_arrangements(), read_region(), read_schools(), read_semiarid(), read_state(), read_statistical_grid(), read_urban_area(), read_urban_concentrations(), read_weighting_area()

Examples


# Read Brazilian Legal Amazon
a <- read_amazon(year = 2012)


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