Re: [R] importing shapefiles into spatstat

From: Don MacQueen <>
Date: Fri 30 Dec 2005 - 08:41:47 EST

Go to CRAN, to the "Packages" page, do a simple search on the text "shape". It will quickly lead you to

   maptools tools for reading and handling shapefiles  From there, I guess you'll have to extract the polygons from the structure that is returned by the function(s) in the maptools package. -Don

At 1:59 PM -0600 12/29/05, Charlotte Reemts wrote:
>Dear R users,
>I am using spatstat to analyze point patterns (tree locations). I would
>like to import the shapefile with the study area polygons (six total) into R
>and use it to create the window for the spatstat analysis. I do not simply
>want to use a rectangle because the study areas spread out over 40000 ha.
>Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
>Charlotte Reemts
>Charlotte Reemts
>Vegetation Ecologist
>The Nature Conservancy--Fort Hood (TX) Project
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