Calculates turning angles on great circle tracks

Description

This function returns the turn angels of a great circle track.

Usage

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  ## S4 method for signature '.MoveTrackSingle'
turnAngleGc(x)

Arguments

x

Move object, in long lat projection

Details

On great circle tracks the bearing of arrival on a point is not the same as witch the previous point was left. This function returns the difference between these bearings between -180 and 180. The bearings are calculated using the functions bearing and finalBearing of the geosphere package.

Value

The function returns the turning angles in degrees.

Author(s)

Bart Kranstauber

Examples

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