[R] R - how to measure the distance?

Olivier ETERRADOSSI olivier.eterradossi at ema.fr
Mon Dec 8 16:13:11 CET 2008

I'm not sure that I fully understand your problem, so forgive me if my
suggestion is irrelevant :
maybe you should have a look to function geod.dist , in the oce package.
Hope this helps. Olivier

porzycka wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been worked with R for 3 weeks. I have one problem. I could not
> find the answer on it on web pages. I do not know how to measure the
> shortes distance between point (Lon/Lat) and line. I used spatstat package
> and distmap() but I want to calculate these distances only for particular
> points without generate distance map.
> Thank you for all hints.
> S.Porzycka
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