maptools: Tools for Reading and Handling Spatial Objects
Version 0.9-2

Set of tools for manipulating and reading geographic data, in particular 'ESRI Shapefiles'; C code used from 'shapelib'. It includes binary access to 'GSHHG' shoreline files. The package also provides interface wrappers for exchanging spatial objects with packages such as 'PBSmapping', 'spatstat', 'maps', 'RArcInfo', 'Stata tmap', 'WinBUGS', 'Mondrian', and others.

Package details

AuthorRoger Bivand [cre, aut], Nicholas Lewin-Koh [aut], Edzer Pebesma [ctb], Eric Archer [ctb], Adrian Baddeley [ctb], Nick Bearman [ctb], Hans-Jörg Bibiko [ctb], Steven Brey [ctb], Jonathan Callahan [ctb], German Carrillo [ctb], Stéphane Dray [ctb], David Forrest [ctb], Michael Friendly [ctb], Patrick Giraudoux [ctb], Duncan Golicher [ctb], Virgilio Gómez Rubio [ctb], Patrick Hausmann [ctb], Karl Ove Hufthammer [ctb], Thomas Jagger [ctb], Kent Johnson [ctb], Sebastian Luque [ctb], Don MacQueen [ctb], Andrew Niccolai [ctb], Edzer Pebesma [ctb], Oscar Perpiñán Lamigueiro [ctb], Tom Short [ctb], Greg Snow [ctb], Ben Stabler [ctb], Murray Stokely [ctb], Rolf Turner [ctb]
Date of publication2017-04-05 10:16:01
MaintainerRoger Bivand <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL (>= 2)
Package repositoryView on R-Forge
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("maptools", repos="")

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maptools documentation built on May 31, 2017, 2:23 a.m.