Determines the heading between spatial points.

heading(from, to)

## Arguments

from

The starting position; an object of class SpatVector.

to

The ending position; an object of class SpatVector.

## Value

The heading between the points, in degrees.

Eliot McIntire

## Examples

library(terra)

origNcpus <- options(Ncpus = 2L)

N <- 10L                       # number of agents
x1 <- stats::runif(N, -50, 50) # previous X location
y1 <- stats::runif(N, -50, 50) # previous Y location
x0 <- stats::rnorm(N, x1, 5)   # current X location
y0 <- stats::rnorm(N, y1, 5)   # current Y location

# using SpatVector
prev <- terra::vect(cbind(x = x1, y = y1))
curr <- terra::vect(cbind(x = x0, y = y0))
#>  [1] 220.24583  26.48417  69.17505 289.39582 333.43447 251.94935 233.41274
#>  [8] 119.46835 155.24889 143.77937

# using matrix
prev <- matrix(c(x1, y1), ncol = 2, dimnames = list(NULL, c("x","y")))
curr <- matrix(c(x0, y0), ncol = 2, dimnames = list(NULL, c("x","y")))
#>  [1] 220.24583  26.48417  69.17505 289.39582 333.43447 251.94935 233.41274
#>  [8] 119.46835 155.24889 143.77937

#using both
prev <- terra::vect(cbind(x = x1, y = y1))
curr <- matrix(c(x0, y0), ncol = 2, dimnames = list(NULL, c("x","y")))
#>  [1] 220.24583  26.48417  69.17505 289.39582 333.43447 251.94935 233.41274
#>  [8] 119.46835 155.24889 143.77937

prev <- matrix(c(x1, y1), ncol = 2, dimnames = list(NULL, c("x","y")))
curr <- terra::vect(cbind(x = x0, y = y0))