chronosphere (the globe of time) package aims to facilitate the distribution, organization, and use of earth system history variables in the R environment. The functionality of the package includes access to deep time reconstructions of paleogeography, including plate configurations and global climate model results.
Installation from the github repository
The package currently resides in a GitHub repository (‘https://github.com/adamkocsis/chronosphere') but will be submitted to the CRAN servers soon. You can install the most up-to-date version with the following R command. For this you have to the
devtools package installed.
Alternatively, you can install the package with the following R command. You should make sure to replace
install.packages( "https://github.com/adamkocsis/chronosphere/blob/master/_archive/source/chronosphere_<X>.tar.gz", repos=NULL, type="source")
Once the installation has been completed, you can attach the package to be use in R.