[R] How to plot wind direction and strength field

From: Jenny Barnes <jmb_at_mssl.ucl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2008 11:08:14 +0100 (BST)

Dear R-help community,

I have searched through the archives and not been able ot find any advice on how to plot a wind field with one arrow per grid square with the arrow pointing in the direction of the wind and it's size proportional to the wind strength.

I have the wind speed data in arrays of [lon,lat,uwind] and [lon,lat,vwind] so it is broken down into u and v components. How do I plot it though?!?!

Any suggestions very wecome indeed - I seem to have hit a brick wall.....

All the best,

Jenny



Jennifer Barnes
PhD student: long range drought prediction
Climate Extremes Group
Department of Space and Climate Physics
University College London
Holmbury St Mary
Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6NT
Web: http://climate.mssl.ucl.ac.uk

R-help_at_r-project.org mailing list
https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Tue 29 Apr 2008 - 10:41:13 GMT

Archive maintained by Robert King, hosted by the discipline of statistics at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0, at Tue 29 Apr 2008 - 13:30:33 GMT.

Mailing list information is available at https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help. Please read the posting guide before posting to the list.

list of date sections of archive