vapour: Access to the 'Geospatial Data Abstraction Library' ('GDAL')

Provides low-level access to 'GDAL' functionality. 'GDAL' is the 'Geospatial Data Abstraction Library' a translator for raster and vector geospatial data formats that presents a single raster abstract data model and single vector abstract data model to the calling application for all supported formats <>. This package is focussed on providing exactly and only what GDAL does, to enable developing further tools.

Package details

AuthorMichael Sumner [aut, cre] (<>), Simon Wotherspoon [ctb] (RasterIO configuration for resampling options), Mark Padgham [ctb] (helped get started :)), Edzer Pebesma [ctb] (wrote the field-read handling, adapted here from sf), Roger Bivand [ctb] (wrote, adapted here from rgdal), Jim Hester [ctb, cph] (wrote CollectorList.h, copied here from fs package), Timothy Keitt [ctb] (wrote GetPointsInternal copied here from rgdal2 package), Jeroen Ooms [ctb] (tweaked build process, provided Windows build tools), Dale Maschette [ctb] (created the hex logo), Joseph Stachelek [ctb], Even Rouault [ctb] (primary author of the COG format and its use of the GDALwarp app-library, example code used by the warper function here), Robert Hijmans [ctb] (code in terra package used as example/inspiration), Dewey Dunnington [ctb] (wrote the columnar-access mode streaming Arrow support)
MaintainerMichael Sumner <>
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vapour documentation built on April 11, 2023, 5:59 p.m.