landscapemetrics: Landscape Metrics for Categorical Map Patterns

Calculates landscape metrics for categorical landscape patterns in a tidy workflow. 'landscapemetrics' reimplements the most common metrics from 'FRAGSTATS' (<https://www.umass.edu/landeco/research/fragstats/fragstats.html>) and new ones from the current literature on landscape metrics. This package supports 'raster' spatial objects and takes RasterLayer, RasterStacks, RasterBricks or lists of RasterLayer from the 'raster' package as input arguments. It further provides utility functions to visualize patches, select metrics and building blocks to develop new metrics.

Package details

AuthorMaximillian H.K. Hesselbarth [aut, cre] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1125-9918>), Marco Sciaini [aut] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3042-5435>), Jakub Nowosad [aut] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1057-3721>), Sebastian Hanss [aut] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3990-4897>), Laura J. Graham [ctb] (Input on package structure), Jeffrey Hollister [ctb] (Input on package structure), Kimberly A. With [ctb] (Input on package structure), Florian Privé [ctb] (Original author of underlying C++ code for get_nearestneighbour() function), Jeremy VanDerWal [ctb] (Original author of underlying C code for get_patches() function), Matt Strimas-Mackey [ctb] (Bugfix in sample_metrics())
MaintainerMaximillian H.K. Hesselbarth <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL-3
Version0.3
URL https://r-spatialecology.github.io/landscapemetrics/
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("landscapemetrics")

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