R/pfToKml.R

Defines functions pfToKml

Documented in pfToKml

#' Export selected site to Google Earth kml format
#'
#' Export sites selected using pfSiteSel function to Google Earth kml format.
#'
#'
#' @param x An object of the class "pfSiteSel"
#' @param file File location and name with kml extension e.g.
#' file="/Users/Olivier/Desktop/truc.kml"
#' @return No value returned.
#' @author O. Blarquez
#' @examples
#'
#' \dontrun{
#' x=pfSiteSel(id_site==222)
#' pfToKml(x,file="site222.kml")
#' }
#'
pfToKml <- function(x, file="NULL") {
  if (file == "NULL") stop("Output not specified")

  ## For testing
  # x=pfSiteSel(lat> 40, long>-85, long<(-70), lat<60)
  # plot(x) ...
  # file="/Users/Olivier/Desktop/truc.kml"

  df <- data.frame(name = row.names(summary(x)), summary(x))
  sp::coordinates(df) <- ~ long + lat

  sp::proj4string(df) <- sp::CRS("+init=epsg:4326")

  options(warn = -1)
  rgdal::writeOGR(df, dsn = file, layer = "df", driver = "KML", dataset_options = c("NameField=name"))
}
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