vapour: Access to the 'Geospatial Data Abstraction Library' ('GDAL')

Provides low-level access to 'GDAL' functionality. 'GDAL' is the 'Geospatial Data Abstraction Library' a translator for raster and vector geospatial data formats that presents a single raster abstract data model and single vector abstract data model to the calling application for all supported formats <>. This package is focussed on providing exactly and only what GDAL does, to enable developing further tools.

Version: 0.10.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.3.0)
Imports: jsonlite, Rcpp, utils
LinkingTo: Rcpp
Suggests: testthat, knitr, markdown, rmarkdown, spelling
Published: 2024-06-14
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.vapour
Author: Michael Sumner ORCID iD [aut, cre], Simon Wotherspoon [ctb] (RasterIO configuration for resampling options), Mark Padgham [ctb] (helped get started :)), Edzer Pebesma [ctb] (wrote the field-read handling, adapted here from sf), Roger Bivand [ctb] (wrote, adapted here from rgdal), Jim Hester [ctb, cph] (wrote CollectorList.h, copied here from fs package), Timothy Keitt [ctb] (wrote GetPointsInternal copied here from rgdal2 package), Jeroen Ooms [ctb] (tweaked build process, provided Windows build tools), Dale Maschette [ctb] (created the hex logo), Joseph Stachelek [ctb], Even Rouault [ctb] (primary author of the COG format and its use of the GDALwarp app-library, example code used by the warper function here), Robert Hijmans [ctb] (code in terra package used as example/inspiration), Dewey Dunnington [ctb] (wrote the columnar-access mode streaming Arrow support), Tomas Kalibera [ctb]
Maintainer: Michael Sumner <mdsumner at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: yes
SystemRequirements: libgdal-dev, GDAL (>= 2.2.3), PROJ (>= 4.8.0)
Language: en-US
Materials: README NEWS
In views: Spatial
CRAN checks: vapour results


Reference manual: vapour.pdf
Vignettes: feature-access
Vapour - lightweight GDAL


Package source: vapour_0.10.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): vapour_0.10.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): vapour_0.10.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): vapour_0.10.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): vapour_0.10.0.tgz
Old sources: vapour archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: ceramic
Reverse suggests: ursa


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