As spatial data sets get larger, more sophisticated software needs to be harnessed for their analysis. R is now a widely used open source software platform for working with spatial data thanks to its powerful analysis and visualisation packages. The focus of this course is providing participants with the understanding needed to apply R’s powerful suite of geographical tools to their own problems.
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This course will be structured as follows:
By the end of the day participants will…
It is expected that participants have basic R experience, e.g. attending the Introduction to R and Programming with R courses or having a similar level of knowledge. The course will be hands-on and applied with short introductory lectures to each of the topics, followed by practical sessions loading and analysing real spatial datasets.