decimal.coord {birdring}R Documentation

decimal coordinates

Description

transforms degrees and minutes into decimal coordinates

Usage

decimal.coord(x)

Arguments

x

scalar or vector containing degrees and minutes, e.g. for 45 degrees and 30 minutes = 45.3

Value

a scalar or a vector containing the decimal coordinates

Author(s)

Fraenzi Korner-Nievergelt

References

This function just multiplies the decimals by 5/3... (no reference)

Examples

decimal.coord(45.3)

[Package birdring version 1.4 Index]