R functions. Development of nonlinear RAPELD plot area calculations and processing.
Takes compass bearings and distances recorded during plot installation and then:
- derives coordinates and calculates the survey area of nonlinear plots.
- exports .pdf files showing plots
- exports calculated areas as .csv
- Exports plot lines as shapefiles and .kml
Installation to R
Install development version from github.
install current devtools package from CRAN:
Use devtools to install the parcelareadev package from github:
RAPELD and environmental monitoring: https://ppbio.inpa.gov.br/en/Biodiversity_and_Integrated
Brief intro to RAPELD, Chapter 3, Download: http://ppbio.inpa.gov.br/sites/default/files/Biodiversidade%20e%20monitoramento%20ambiental%20integrado.pdf