Turns a raster into a matrix suitable for rayshader.

raster_to_matrix(raster, verbose = interactive())

Arguments

raster

The input raster. Either a RasterLayer object, or a filename.

verbose

Default `interactive()`. Will print dimensions of the resulting matrix.

Examples

#Save montereybay as a raster and open using the filename.
temp_raster_filename = paste0(tempfile(),".tif") raster::writeRaster(raster::raster(t(montereybay)),temp_raster_filename) elmat = raster_to_matrix(temp_raster_filename) elmat %>% sphere_shade() %>% plot_map()