summary.pvol {bioRad}R Documentation

Inspect a polar volume (pvol)

Description

R base functions for inspecting a polar volume (pvol) object.

Usage

## S3 method for class 'pvol'
summary(object, ...)

is.pvol(x)

## S3 method for class 'pvol'
dim(x)

Arguments

object

A pvol object.

...

Additional arguments affecting the summary produced.

x

A pvol object.

Details

A polar volume consists of a number of scans (or sweeps) made by the radar at different elevation angles. A polar volume (pvol) object is a list containing:

Value

For is.pvol(): TRUE for an object of class pvol, otherwise FALSE.

For dim.pvol(): number of scans (scan) in a polar volume (pvol).

See Also

Examples

# Locate and read the polar volume example file
pvolfile <- system.file("extdata", "volume.h5", package = "bioRad")
pvol <- read_pvolfile(pvolfile)

# Verify that it is an object of class pvol
is.pvol(pvol)

# Get summary info
pvol # Same as summary(pvol) or print(pvol)

# Get dimensions
dim(pvol)

# Get summary info for the scans in the polar volume
pvol$scans

[Package bioRad version 0.5.2 Index]