Bathymetry: World bathymetric data

Description Usage Format Author(s) References Examples

Description

This dataset, as used by Andersson et al. (2004) contains elevations, m of the world at 1 dg intervals.

Usage

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Format

A list with the bathymetry (depth) and hypsometry (altitude) of the world. It contains:

x

the latitude,

y

the longitude,

z

the height (m).

Author(s)

Karline Soetaert <[email protected]>

References

Andersson, H., Wijsman, J., Herman, P., Middelburg, J., Soetaert, K., Heip, C., 2004. Respiration patterns in the deep ocean. Geophysical Research Letters 31, LO3304.

Examples

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par(mar=c(2,2,2,2))
image(Bathymetry$x,Bathymetry$y,Bathymetry$z,col=femmecol(100),
      asp=TRUE,xlab="dg",ylab="dg")
contour(Bathymetry$x,Bathymetry$y,Bathymetry$z,asp=TRUE,add=TRUE)


# remove land
zz     <- Bathymetry$z
zz[zz>0]<-0

image(Bathymetry$x,Bathymetry$y,zz,col=c(femmecol(100),"black"),asp=TRUE)
contour(Bathymetry$x,Bathymetry$y,zz,asp=TRUE,add=TRUE)

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