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#maptimeDavis Workshop: From Spatial Data to Publication Ready Figure: Mapmaking with R

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Description:

In this workshop, participants will learn a few of the many options for visualizing spatial data in R.  Participants should have an introductory understanding of R and have R installed on their computer to be able to follow along with the materials. This short tutorial will show how to work with several different data types (i.e., csv, shp, geopackage) using the powerful {sf} package to make an aesthetically pleasing and layered map worthy of publication or presentation.

Instructors:

Ryan Peek

Learner Objectives:

  • Learn which R packages are useful for visualizing spatial data

Prerequisites:

Some prior knowledge of R will be helpful, but any and all levels are welcome! Having a current installation of R/RStudio and {sf}, {tmap}, {ggplot2}, {ggspatial}, {dplyr}, {mapview}, {USAboundaries} packages.

Participants should plan to have the following for the workshop:

  • Have installed R and R studio on their computer

Registration:

Registration is recommended but not required.  Please register here.

Zoom:

https://ucdavis.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwocu6tqDMpHdwsBkkZGS3vnsIOg73n7IbX
password: maps

More Info:

#maptimeDavis Workshops & Studio is brought to you by DataLab’s Spatial Sciences Research & Learning Cluster and members of the UC Davis spatial community.

Details

Date:
November 24
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://datalab.ucdavis.edu/spatial-sciences/

Organizer

Spatial Sciences Research Cluster
Email:
mmtobias@ucdavis.edu
Website:
http://ds.lib.ucdavis.edu/spatial-sciences/