Function to return lake Mean Width

Description

Mean lake width is the result of lake surface area divded by the maximum length.

Usage

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lakeMeanWidth(inLakeMorpho)

Arguments

inLakeMorpho

An object of lakeMorphoClass. Output of the lakeSurroundTopo function would be appropriate as input

Value

Returns a numeric value for the mean width of the lake

References

Florida LAKEWATCH (2001). A Beginner's guide to water management - Lake Morphometry (2nd ed.). Gainesville: Florida LAKEWATCH, Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Link #' @import rgeos

Examples

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## Not run: 
data(lakes)
lakeMeanWidth(inputLM)

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