[R-sig-Geo] About R

Arien Lam A.Lam at geo.uu.nl
Wed Feb 9 10:31:13 CET 2011


Did you read http://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/R-data.html ?
Have a look at the rgdal package for many supported grid formats.
For MATLAB, start with cran.r-project.org/doc/contrib/Hiebeler-matlabR.pdf , R.matlab package.
Also, http://www.rseek.org can be helpful.

On Wed, February 9, 2011 10:01, waqar younas wrote:
> Hi
> I am PhD Candidate in UNBC, Canada and working on seasonal climate
> prediction data analysis. Currently, i am using MATLAB but i also want to
> use R for probabilistic verification package. I do not know even how to read
> data in R. First of all, i read the manual of R, but it is not written
> clearly which data formats R supports? In MATLAB, i can save my data into
> grid format so i want to know, how grid data can be read able in R. There is
> interface people use so that R can be called within MATLAB, but i do not
> know how?


Arien Lam
Researcher / modeler
Dept. of Physical Geography
Utrecht University, NL

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