Geospatial Analysis in R

ORSA CEP Presentation

David Beskow

October 2015

Agenda

  1. Why R for geospatial?
  2. ggmap package
    • Point Data
    • Density Plot
  3. sp package
    • Shapefiles and SpatialPointsDataFrames
    • Choropleth Maps
  4. Miscellaneous
    • Geocoding
    • Distance Matrix
  5. Advanced
    • Subplots
    • Point Densities

The power of ‘rolling your own maps