dem.tif: Digital elevation model (DEM) of the Mongón study area.

dem.tifR Documentation

Digital elevation model (DEM) of the Mongón study area.


A raster geotiff (EPSG:32717) representing altitude (ASTER GDEM, LP DAAC 2012) with 117 rows and 117 columns:


Altitude in m asl.

. For more details, please refer to Muenchow et al. (2013).. The data is used in the "Ecology" chapter in Geocomputation with R. See for details.


A geotiff file


Muenchow, J., Bräuning, A., Rodríguez, E.F. & von Wehrden, H. (2013): Predictive mapping of species richness and plant species' distributions of a Peruvian fog oasis along an altitudinal gradient. Biotropica 45, 5, 557-566, doi: 10.1111/btp.12049.

LP DAAC (2012): Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center, located at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. Available at: (last accessed 25 January 2012).


system.file("raster/ndvi.tif", package = "spDataLarge")

Nowosad/spDataLarge documentation built on Oct. 13, 2023, 11:45 p.m.