R GIS: Polygon Intersection with gIntersection{rgeos}

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A short tutorial on doing intersections in R GIS. gIntersection{rgeos} will pick the polygons of the first submitted polygon contained within the second poylgon – this is done without cutting the polygon’s edges which cross the clip source polygon. For the function that I use to download the example data, url_shp_to_spdf() please see HERE.

library(rgeos)
library(dismo)

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