Aggregating spatial data with the grainchanger package

Author: Laura Graham

"The grainchanger package provides functionality for data aggregation to a coarser resolution via moving-window or direct methods.

As landscape ecologists and macroecologists, we often need to aggregate data in order to harmonise datasets. In doing so, we often lose a lot of information about the spatial structure and environmental heterogeneity of data measured at finer resolution.[…] So how do we aggregate this fine-resolution data without losing information about spatial structure?"

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This looks like a great package, I’ve been following from a distance. Glad to see it’s part of rOpenSci now.

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Thank you! I’m keen to get feedback and hear about how people are using the package, so feel free to get in touch.