coreCT: Programmatic Analysis of Sediment Cores Using Computed Tomography Imaging

Computed tomography (CT) imaging is a powerful tool for understanding the composition of sediment cores. This package streamlines and accelerates the analysis of CT data generated in the context of environmental science. Included are tools for processing raw DICOM images to characterize sediment composition (sand, peat, etc.). Root analyses are also enabled, including measures of external surface area and volumes for user-defined root size classes. For a detailed description of the application of computed tomography imaging for sediment characterization, see: Davey, E., C. Wigand, R. Johnson, K. Sundberg, J. Morris, and C. Roman. (2011) <doi:10.1890/10-2037.1>.

Version: 1.3.3
Depends: R (≥ 3.0), raster, igraph, oro.dicom, plyr
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown, testthat, covr
Published: 2021-02-05
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.coreCT
Author: Troy D. Hill ORCID iD [aut, cre], Earl Davey [ctb]
Maintainer: Troy D. Hill <Hill.Troy at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: coreCT citation info
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: coreCT results


Reference manual: coreCT.pdf
Vignettes: Using coreCT


Package source: coreCT_1.3.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): coreCT_1.3.3.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): coreCT_1.3.3.tgz, r-release (x86_64): coreCT_1.3.3.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): coreCT_1.3.3.tgz
Old sources: coreCT archive


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