gfcanalysis: Tools for working with Hansen et al. 2013 Global Forest Change dataset

The gfcanalysis package supports analyses using the Global Forest Change dataset released by Hansen et al. 2013. gfcanalysis was written by the Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring (TEAM) Network ( For additional details on the Global Forest Change dataset, see: Hansen, M. et al. 2013. "High-Resolution Global Maps of 21st-Century Forest Cover Change." Science 342 (15 November): 850-53. Data available on-line from:

Version: 1.2
Depends: R (≥ 2.10.0), raster, methods
Imports: rgdal, geosphere, RCurl, rgeos, plyr, ggplot2, grid, sp, stringr, animation, rasterVis
Enhances: snow
Published: 2014-09-18
Author: Alex Zvoleff [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Alex Zvoleff <azvoleff at>
License: GPL (≥ 3)
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: gfcanalysis results


Reference manual: gfcanalysis.pdf
Package source: gfcanalysis_1.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: gfcanalysis_1.2.tgz, r-oldrel: gfcanalysis_1.2.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: not available
Old sources: gfcanalysis archive