Making Beautiful And Effective Maps In R (MAPR04)

oliver-hookerOliver Hooker
  • 17 Oct

ONLINE COURSE – Making Beautiful And Effective Maps In R (MAPR04) This course will delivered live

This is a live course, attendees will be guided through all practicals by a 'live' instructor.

https://www.prstatistics.com/course/making-beautiful-and-effective-maps-in-r-mapr04/

February 23rd - 24th 2023
The aim of the course is to show you how to use R to make pretty, yet appealing maps using the R programming language. Several R packages related to spatial data processing and visualization will be introduced during the course. The course will teach you how to create publication-ready static maps, animated maps, interactive maps, and simple map applications using a mixture of lectures and computer exercises.

By the end of the course participants should:

Understand the basic concepts behind the tmap package
Be able to create a variety types of static maps, including raster maps, choropleth maps, and point maps
Know how to create interactive maps and simple map applications using the shiny package
Be able to create facet maps and map animations to represent spatiotemporal phenomenon
Know how to utilize specific-purpose mapping packages to create cartograms or grid maps
Have the confidence to apply map making skills to their own projects

Email oliverhooker@prstatistics.com

Wednesday 23rd

Classes from 09:30 to 17:30
Introduction to mapping packages in R
Making static maps
Applying point, lines, polygons, and raster map layers
Customizing maps
Creating interactive maps
Saving maps

Thursday 24th

Classes from 09:30 to 17:30
Making facet maps
Creating animated maps
Making inset maps
Using specific-purpose mapping packages
Creating simple map applications
Other mapping packages in R