[R-sig-Geo] Export raster data as *.grd file format in ArcMap

leni sandra.werb at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 14 14:33:01 CET 2011

Thanks Robert, 

you solved my problem. I didn't know that I can treat the database as a file
to read the data.


Robert Hijmans wrote:
> Leni,
> If you have raster data in Arc and export as GRID it will create a
> database
> (folder, including a parallel folder called info) that you can treat like
> a
> file and open in R. Alternatively you can export to tif, img (erdas) and
> other formats (avoid ascii) that raster can read (most of them via rgdal)
> but you cannot export to "grd". If your Arc data are points, then export
> to
> a shapefile and read with e.g. readOGR (rgdal).
> Robert
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