Several examples of soil profile collections returned by fetchNASIS(from='pedons') as SoilProfileCollection objects.

Examples


# \donttest{
if(require("aqp")) {
# load example dataset
  data("gopheridge")
  
  # what kind of object is this?
  class(gopheridge)
  
  # how many profiles?
  length(gopheridge)
  
  # there are 60 profiles, this calls for a split plot
  par(mar=c(0,0,0,0), mfrow=c(2,1))
  
  # plot soil colors
  plot(gopheridge[1:30, ], name='hzname', color='soil_color')
  plot(gopheridge[31:60, ], name='hzname', color='soil_color')
  
  # need a larger top margin for legend
  par(mar=c(0,0,4,0), mfrow=c(2,1))
  # generate colors based on clay content
  plot(gopheridge[1:30, ], name='hzname', color='clay')
  plot(gopheridge[31:60, ], name='hzname', color='clay')
  
  # single row and no labels
  par(mar=c(0,0,0,0), mfrow=c(1,1))
  # plot soils sorted by depth to contact
  plot(gopheridge, name='', print.id=FALSE, plot.order=order(gopheridge$bedrckdepth))
  
  # plot first 10 profiles
  plot(gopheridge[1:10, ], name='hzname', color='soil_color', label='pedon_id', id.style='side')
  
  # add rock fragment data to plot:
  addVolumeFraction(gopheridge[1:10, ], colname='total_frags_pct')
  
  # add diagnostic horizons
  addDiagnosticBracket(gopheridge[1:10, ], kind='argillic horizon', col='red', offset=-0.4)
  
  ## loafercreek
  data("loafercreek")
  # plot first 10 profiles
  plot(loafercreek[1:10, ], name='hzname', color='soil_color', label='pedon_id', id.style='side')
  
  # add rock fragment data to plot:
  addVolumeFraction(loafercreek[1:10, ], colname='total_frags_pct')
  
  # add diagnostic horizons
  addDiagnosticBracket(loafercreek[1:10, ], kind='argillic horizon', col='red', offset=-0.4)
}





# }