jhollist/lakemorpho: Lake Morphometry Metrics
Version 1.1.1

Lake morphometry metrics are used by limnologists to understand, among other things, the ecological processes in a lake. Traditionally, these metrics are calculated by hand, with planimeters, and increasingly with commercial GIS products. All of these methods work; however, they are either outdated, difficult to reproduce, or require expensive licenses to use. The 'lakemorpho' package provides the tools to calculate a typical suite of these metrics from an input elevation model and lake polygon. The metrics currently supported are: fetch, major axis, minor axis, major/minor axis ratio, maximum length, maximum width, mean width, maximum depth, mean depth, shoreline development, shoreline length, surface area, and volume.

Getting started

Package details

MaintainerJeffrey W. Hollister <[email protected]>
LicenseCC0
Version1.1.1
URL http://www.github.com/jhollist/lakemorpho
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("jhollist/lakemorpho")
jhollist/lakemorpho documentation built on May 8, 2018, 5:38 p.m.