v2.0.0 is now available on CRAN.
This is a major update, with several important enhancements and bug fixes.
Most importantly, the package had become so large that we needed to spilt it into several. The latest package version now acts as a metapackage to install the various spinoff packages:
The core simulation components are provided by
SpaDES.core), with additonal modelling tools provided by
Plotting is provided via
quickPlot, and simulation caching methods via
Additional functionality is provided by the
This release also includes several important bug fixes and and performance improvements.
For a complete list of changes, see the package’s NEWS file.
SpaDES metapackage: https://SpaDES.PredictiveEcology.org
SpaDES ecosystem packages:
Predictive Ecology Blog: https://predictiveecology.org/
Canadian Forest Service Adaptation Toolkit: https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/forests/climate-change/tools-resources/17770
LandWeb Demonstration App: https://landweb.predictiveecology.org/Demo/
Examples for R-savvy users:
Copy the linked
.Rmd file to your computer.
Open it with a text editor or in RStudio, and run all chunks in R.
It is not intended to be knitted; knitting will only output the script.
Install development libraries: building packages from source requires the appropriate development libraries for your operating system.
- Windows: install Rtools.
- macOS: install Xcode commandline tools from the terminal:
- Debian/Ubuntu Linux: ensure
See here for more details.
Install suggested packages: the
fastshp package can be installed with:
install.packages("fastshp", repos = "https://rforge.net", type = "source")
Current stable release
Install from CRAN:
Install from GitHub:
#install.packages("devtools") library("devtools") install_github("PredictiveEcology/SpaDES", dependencies = TRUE) # stable
Development version (unstable)
Install from GitHub:
#install.packages("devtools") library("devtools") install_github("PredictiveEcology/SpaDES", ref = "development", dependencies = TRUE) # unstable
SpaDES metapackage simply loads a number of other packages from the
Bug reports should be reported to the specific package in question rather than the metapackage.
Contact us via the package’s GitHub site: