lidR: Airborne LiDAR Data Manipulation and Visualization for Forestry Applications

Airborne LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) interface for data manipulation and visualization. Read/write 'las' and 'laz' files, computation of metrics in area based approach, point filtering, artificial point reduction, classification from geographic data, normalization, individual tree segmentation and other manipulations.

Version: 4.1.2
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0), methods
Imports: classInt, data.table (≥ 1.12.0), glue, grDevices, lazyeval, Rcpp (≥ 1.0.3), rgl, rlas (≥ 1.5.0), sf, stats, stars, terra (≥ 1.5-17), tools, utils
LinkingTo: BH (≥ 1.72.0), Rcpp, RcppArmadillo
Suggests: EBImage, future, geometry, gstat, raster, RCSF, RMCC, rjson, mapview, mapedit, progress, sp, testthat (≥ 2.1.0), knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2024-07-09
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.lidR
Author: Jean-Romain Roussel [aut, cre, cph], David Auty [aut, ctb] (Reviews the documentation), Florian De Boissieu [ctb] (Fixed bugs and improved catalog features), Andrew Sánchez Meador [ctb] (Implemented wing2015() for segment_snags()), Bourdon Jean-François [ctb] (Contributed to Roussel2020() for track_sensor()), Gatziolis Demetrios [ctb] (Implemented Gatziolis2019() for track_sensor()), Leon Steinmeier [ctb] (Contributed to parallelization management), Stanislaw Adaszewski [cph] (Author of the C++ concaveman code), Benoît St-Onge [cph] (Author of the 'chm_prep' function)
Maintainer: Jean-Romain Roussel <jean-romain.roussel.1 at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: yes
Citation: lidR citation info
Materials: README NEWS
In views: Spatial
CRAN checks: lidR results


Reference manual: lidR.pdf
Vignettes: 1. LAS formal class
2. LAScatalog formal class
3. LAScatalog processing engine
5. Create a function to process a LAScatalog
4. Speed-up the computations on a LAScatalog


Package source: lidR_4.1.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): lidR_4.1.2.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): lidR_4.1.1.tgz, r-release (x86_64): lidR_4.1.2.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): lidR_4.1.1.tgz
Old sources: lidR archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: dsmSearch, FORTLS, leafR, lidaRtRee, rcaiman, rcontroll, rTLsDeep
Reverse suggests: lacunr, rayshader


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