GIS Applications

Geographic variability adds significant complexity to data and requires specialized tools and knowledge. GIS software is closed-source, licensed and expensive. This module will teach participants how to work with, analyze, and visualize geographic data using free open source tools.

  • In Session 1, users learn to import and analyze raster files and shapefiles in R.
  • In Session 2, users learn to how to conduct standard geospatial analyses using a suite of R packages.

Course Length

  • 6 hours in 2 sessions