Tag Archives: GIS

MazamaSpatialUtils — Ebola Map Example

This entry is part 16 of 21 in the series Using R

The MazamaSpatialUtils package on CRAN has just been updated with additional shape file conversion scripts and location buffering so that points located just outside of polygons (i.e. coastal sites) can still be associated with the nearest neighboring polygon.  This package …   read more …

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MazamaSpatialUtils Package

This entry is part 15 of 21 in the series Using R

Mazama Science has just released its first package on CRAN — MazamaSpatialUtils. Here is the description: A suite of conversion scripts to create internally standardized spatial polygons dataframes. Utility scripts use these datasets to return values such as country, state, …   read more …

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Using R — Working with Geospatial Data (and ggplot2)

This is a follow-up blog-post to an earlier introductory post by Steven Brey: Using R: Working with Geospatial Data. In this post, we’ll learn how to plot geospatial data in ggplot2. Why might we want to do this? Well, it’s really …   read more …

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Using R — Working with Geospatial Data

This entry is part 9 of 21 in the series Using R

GIS, an acronym that brings joy to some and strikes fear in the heart of those not interested in buying expensive software. Luckily fight or flight can be saved for another day because you don’t need to be a GIS jock with a wad of …   read more …

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