[R] PCA of vectors

Laura Quinn laura at env.leeds.ac.uk
Wed Jul 21 14:41:36 CEST 2004


Is it possible to perform PCA using princomp or prcomp on two-component
wind data - ie wind vectors? If not, is anyone able to advise on a
suitable methodology for acheiving this? My data is a time series of
observations taken at different locations.

Thank you in advance for any hints!

Laura Quinn
Institute of Atmospheric Science
School of the Environment
University of Leeds

tel: +44 113 343 1596
fax: +44 113 343 6716
mail: laura at env.leeds.ac.uk

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