Re: [R] maps drawing

From: ecoinfo <ecoinformatics_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri 15 Jul 2005 - 01:19:12 EST

GIS-related packages in R:

 ade4 -- Analysis of Environmental Data : Exploratory and Euclidean methods in Environmental sciences

adehabitat -- Analysis of habitat selection by animals

fields -- Tools for spatial data

GRASS -- Interface between GRASS 5.0 geographical information system and R

Mapdata -- Extra Map Databases

Mapproj -- Map Projections

Maps -- Draw Geographical Maps

Maptools -- tools for reading and handling shapefiles

Maptree -- Mapping, pruning, and graphing tree models

PBSmapping -- PBS Mapping 2

Shapefiles -- Read and Write ESRI Shapefiles

Sp -- classes and methods for spatial data

Spatial -- Functions for Kriging and Point Pattern Analysis

Spatstat -- Spatial Point Pattern analysis, model-fitting and simulation

Spdep -- Spatial dependence: weighting schemes, statistics and models

 etc.

On 7/13/05, m p <mzp3769@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> Hello,
> is there a package in R that would allow map drawing:
> coastlines, country/state boundaries, maybe
> topography,
> rivers etc?
> Thanks for any guidance,
> Mark
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