R/get_head.R

Defines functions get_head

Documented in get_head

#' get_head
#'
#' get the heading between two GPS coordinates
#'
#' @param lon1 lonitude of individual 1
#' @param lon2 lonitude of individual 2
#' @param lat1 latitude of individual 1
#' @param lat2 latitude of individual 2
#' @param indivs If indivs = 1 you will not need lat2 and lon2


get_head = function(lon1, lat1, lon2, lat2, indivs = 1){

  if (indivs == 1){
    lat2 = lat1[2:length(lat1)]
    lon2 = lon1[2:length(lon1)]
    lat1 = lat1[1:length(lat2)]
    lon1 = lon1[1:length(lon2)]
  }

  ta <- lat1
  tb <- lat2
  dl <- lon2 - lon1
  X <- cos(tb)*sin(dl)
  Y <- (cos(ta)*sin(tb))-(sin(ta)*cos(tb)*cos(dl))
  return(c(NA,-1*atan2(X,Y)))
}
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