elevation: Elevation

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) Examples

Description

Get elevation data for any country in the world. The main data source is Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , specifically the hole-filled CGIAR-SRTM (90 m resolution) https://srtm.csi.cgiar.org/. These data are only available for latitudes between -60 and 60.

The 1 km (30 arc seconds) data were aggregated from SRTM 90 m resolution data and supplemented with the GTOP30 data for high latitudes (>60 degrees).

Usage

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elevation_3s(lon, lat, path)
elevation_30s(country, path, mask=TRUE, subs="")
elevation_global(res, path)

Arguments

lon

numeric. Longitude

lat

numeric. Latitude

path

character. Path where to download the data to

country

character. Country name or code

mask

logical. set grid cells outside of the country boundaries to NA

subs

character

res

numeric. Valid resolutions are 10, 5, 2.5, and 0.5 (minutes of a degree)

Value

RasterLayer

Author(s)

Robert Hijmans, Aniruddha Ghosh, Alex Mandel

Examples

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## Not run: 
elevation_30s(country="FRA", path=tempdir() )

## End(Not run)

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