MODIStsp (v 1.3.2) is on CRAN !

(This article was first published on Posts on Lorenzo Busetto Website & Blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

We are glad to report that MODIStsp is now also available on CRAN ! From now on,
you can therefore install it by simply using:

install.packages("MODIStsp")

In v 1.3.2 we also added the functionality to automatically apply scale and offset
coefficients on MODIS original values according with the specifications of single
MODIS products. Setting the new “Scale output values” option to “Yes”, scale factors
and offsets are applied (if existing).

The MODIStsp GUI

In this case, for example, Land Surface Temperature values in the output rasters
will be in °K, and spectral indices will be floating point values (e.g., NDVI will
be between -1 and 1 instead than between -10000 and 10000).

We also corrected a few bugs, affecting in particular ftp download, and
modified the names of some output layers to reduce the length and homogenize
output file names, and correct a few errors.

The changelog for v1.3.2 can be found HERE

We hope you will find the new version useful and that we didn’t introduce too
many bugs ! Please report any problems in our
issues GitHub page.

The development version of MODIStsp, containing the latest updates and bug
fixes, will still be available on GitHub. It can be installed using:

library(devtools)
install_github("lbusett/MODIStsp", ref = "master")

MODIStsp is a R package allowing automatic download and preprocessing of MODIS Land Products time series – you can find additional information here

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