geo_select_aeq: Select a custom projected CRS for the area of interest

Description Usage Arguments Details Examples

View source: R/geo_projected.R

Description

This function takes a spatial object with a geographic (WGS84) CRS and returns a custom projected CRS focussed on the centroid of the object. This function is especially useful for using units of metres in all directions for data collected anywhere in the world.

Usage

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Arguments

shp

A spatial object with a geographic (WGS84) coordinate system

Details

The function is based on this stackexchange answer: http://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/121489

Examples

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sp::bbox(routes_fast)
new_crs <- crs_select_aeq(routes_fast)
rf_projected <- sp::spTransform(routes_fast, new_crs)
sp::bbox(rf_projected)
line_length <- rgeos::gLength(rf_projected, byid = TRUE)
plot(line_length, rf_projected$length)
geo_select_aeq(zones_sf)

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