[R-sig-Geo] R / ArcGIS

Roger Bivand Roger.Bivand at nhh.no
Fri Feb 17 09:25:00 CET 2012

On Fri, 17 Feb 2012, Edzer Pebesma wrote:

> Hi,
> I might succeed meeting with some ESRI / ArcGIS folks at AAG next week;
> I'm in touch with them in particular about linking R to ArcGIS.

Please also see this thread:




the code being Python-based.

> I would like to find out if any of you has been successful (or
> unsuccessful) in reading or writing ArcGIS geodatabase files directly
> from R, by using the rgdal driver, or by some other means.
> Another issue is reading/writing spatio-temporal features  (netcdf does
> spatio-temporal grids/arrays pretty well it seems); rumours go that
> ArcGIS might, in the near future, support reading/writing SpatiaLite.
> With best regards,

Roger Bivand
Department of Economics, NHH Norwegian School of Economics,
Helleveien 30, N-5045 Bergen, Norway.
voice: +47 55 95 93 55; fax +47 55 95 95 43
e-mail: Roger.Bivand at nhh.no

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