[R-sig-Geo] Calculation of geographical slope
hengl at science.uva.nl
Thu May 15 09:58:42 CEST 2008
If you are windows user you might also consider using RSAGA with probably
has much richer geomorphometric analysis possibilities than GRASS.
> On Wed, 7 May 2008, May, Roel wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Does anyone know if there exists a function in R that can calculate
>> geographical slope and aspect (i.e. like elevational slope/aspect) on
>> grid values?
> I'd suggest pushing the DEM out to GRASS, and using the module there. It
> could be done by creating new columns in a SpatialGridDataFrame for the
> eight neighbours and just doing the math - Zevenbergen and Thorne (1987)
> algorithm (for a reasonable sized DEM), but we don't have a function for
> grid shifting yet, contributions welcome!
>> I've looked around on the R-sites but could not find anything on this.
>> I hope can help a simple soul...
>> Cheers, Roel
>> Roel May
>> Norwegian Institute for Nature Research
>> Tungasletta 2, NO-7089 Trondheim
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