[R-sig-Geo] Google maps/ Blue Marble in R
galuardi at mit.edu
Thu Sep 5 19:24:38 CEST 2013
try ggmap. http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/ggmap/index.html
should get you going!
On 9/5/2013 3:53 AM, zuzana zajkova wrote:
> I would like to ask some questions... My aim is produce nice maps of
> distribution (kernels) of my studied species. So far I have been using
> "rworldmap" to get general view, but for presentation I would like to make
> the maps more beautiful :)
> I was able to get the Google maps (using "dismo" package) and create a map,
> but I am not able to add axes and legend to this map, what makes it quite
> useless as a map... Any suggestions?
> e <- extent( -60 , -10 , 0 , 40 ) ## extent (long, long, lat, lat)
> r <- gmap(e, type="satellite", scale=2)
> plot(r, interpolate=TRUE)
> Other thing is that I am open to use any other map as a background
> (preferably with topografhy and bathymetry), for example does anyone know
> if it is possible to use "Blue Marble" map for this?
> Thank you in advance for your suggestions.
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