biscale: Tools and Palettes for Bivariate Thematic Mapping

Provides a 'ggplot2' centric approach to bivariate mapping. This is a technique that maps two quantities simultaneously rather than the single value that most thematic maps display. The package provides a suite of tools for calculating breaks using multiple different approaches, a selection of palettes appropriate for bivariate mapping and a scale function for 'ggplot2' calls that adds those palettes to maps. A tool for creating bivariate legends is also included.

Version: 0.1.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.3)
Imports: classInt, dplyr, ggplot2, glue, rlang, stats, tidyr
Suggests: cowplot, covr, knitr, rmarkdown, sf, testthat
Published: 2019-05-19
Author: Christopher Prener ORCID iD [aut, cre], Timo Grossenbacher [aut], Angelo Zehr [aut], Joshua Stevens [ctb]
Maintainer: Christopher Prener <chris.prener at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: biscale results


Reference manual: biscale.pdf
Vignettes: Bivarite Mapping with ggplot2
Package source: biscale_0.1.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: biscale_0.1.1.tgz, r-oldrel: biscale_0.1.1.tgz


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