One way is to write it to a (COG) GeoTIFF with overviews ("pyramid", or zoom levels) - these are pre-calculated copies of the highest resolution data saved as lower resolution versions.
Do you want this to generate a set of nested data, or is it more about working with the nested logic? I'm not sure what version of GDAL is required to write one directly with terra or raster, but i'll explore. In terms of the nesting logic , you can read a particular zoom level (or model it with an data-empty object) and determine cell index using the cells tools in terra (or raster). I think you would need to generate xyFromCell and use that to cellFromXY between layers (the arithmetic is not onerous but doesn't exist for reuse anywhere in R afaik). I'm interested in this generally for workflows I'm using so might come back with an example, happy to follow up related questions. At the command line with COG format you can do gdalinfo in.tif overviews.if -of COG -co OVERVIEW_COUNT=3 ## 3, for example or gdal_translate in.tif overviews.tif gdaladdo overviews.tif 2 4 8 but, of course there are implications with tile pattern and potential overlap for a given size. You'd probably also want tiling enabled and choose a particular tile size (perhaps to match the next resolution down). And I'd definitely want to make sure my extent was clean whole numbers and choose sensible sized zoom and tile levels. Cheers, Mike On Fri, Feb 10, 2023 at 10:22 AM Manuel Spínola <mspinol...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear list members, > > Is it possible to generate a spatial nested grid in R? > > For example, a grid of several 8km x 8km tiles, and within that grid, I > want 4 tiles of 4km x 4km, and in each of those I want 4 tiles of 2km x > 2km, and in each of those I want 4 tiles of 1km x 1km. > > Manuel > > -- > *Manuel Spínola, Ph.D.* > Instituto Internacional en Conservación y Manejo de Vida Silvestre > Universidad Nacional > Apartado 1350-3000 > Heredia > COSTA RICA > mspin...@una.cr <mspin...@una.ac.cr> > mspinol...@gmail.com > Teléfono: (506) 8706 - 4662 > Institutional website: ICOMVIS > <http://www.icomvis.una.ac.cr/index.php/manuel> > Blog sobre Ciencia de Datos: https://mspinola-ciencia-de-datos.netlify.app > > [[alternative HTML version deleted]] > > _______________________________________________ > R-sig-Geo mailing list > R-sig-Geo@r-project.org > https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-sig-geo > -- Michael Sumner Software and Database Engineer Australian Antarctic Division Hobart, Australia e-mail: mdsum...@gmail.com [[alternative HTML version deleted]] _______________________________________________ R-sig-Geo mailing list R-sig-Geo@r-project.org https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-sig-geo