paleofire: paleofire: an R package to analyse sedimentary charcoal records from the Global Charcoal Database to reconstruct past biomass burning

The paleofire package provides tools to extract and analyse charcoal sedimentary data stored in the Global Charcoal Database. Main functionalities includes data extraction and sites selection, transformation and interpolation of the charcoal records as well as compositing.

Version: 1.1.3
Depends: R (≥ 2.10.0), methods, GCD, rworldmap
Imports: locfit, gtools, caTools, pscl, Imap, RCurl, devtools, raster, sp, rgdal, ggplot2, lattice, RColorBrewer, agricolae, plyr
Published: 2014-05-22
Author: Global Paleofire Working Group
Maintainer: Olivier Blarquez <blarquez at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: paleofire results


Reference manual: paleofire.pdf
Package source: paleofire_1.1.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: paleofire_1.1.3.tgz, r-oldrel: paleofire_1.1.3.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: not available
Old sources: paleofire archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse suggests: GCD