topoDistance: Calculating Topographic Paths and Distances

A toolkit for calculating topographic distances and identifying and plotting topographic paths. Topographic distances can be calculated along shortest topographic paths (Wang (2009) <doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04338.x>), weighted topographic paths (Zhan et al. (1993) <doi:10.1007/3-540-57207-4_29>), and topographic least cost paths (Wang and Summers (2010) <doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04465.x>). Functions can map topographic paths on colored or hill shade maps and plot topographic cross sections (elevation profiles) for the paths.

Version: 1.0.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.1.0)
Imports: igraph, gdistance, plotly, raster, RColorBrewer, scales, sp
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2019-08-02
Author: Ian Wang [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Ian Wang <ianwang at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: topoDistance results


Reference manual: topoDistance.pdf
Vignettes: topoDistance-vignette
Package source: topoDistance_1.0.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release: topoDistance_1.0.1.tgz, r-oldrel: topoDistance_1.0.1.tgz


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