ateucher/lutz: Look Up Time Zones of Point Coordinates

Input latitude and longitude values or an 'sf/sfc' POINT object and get back the timezone in which they exist. Two methods are implemented. One is very fast and uses the 'V8' package to access the 'tz-lookup.js' 'Javascript' library (<https://github.com/darkskyapp/tz-lookup/>). This method also works outside of countries' borders and in international waters, however speed comes at the cost of accuracy - near time zone borders away from populated centres there is a chance that it will return the incorrect time zone. The other method is slower but more accurate - it uses the sf package to intersect points with a detailed map of time zones from here: <https://github.com/evansiroky/timezone-boundary-builder/>.

Getting started

Package details

Maintainer
LicenseMIT + file LICENSE
Version0.2.0
URL https://github.com/ateucher/lutz
Package repositoryView on GitHub
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("devtools")
library(devtools)
install_github("ateucher/lutz")
ateucher/lutz documentation built on July 2, 2018, 8:37 a.m.