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GIS and Data Visualisation using QGIS and R Studio

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Holiday Inn Express London - Limehouse

469-475 The Highway

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E1W 3HN

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During this two-day course you will develop basic skills needed to use both QGIS and R Studio. Specifically, you will learn how to use the various data visualisation packages in R Studio, and how to use both QGIS and R Studio interchangeably for mapping purposes.

Here aresome of the topics covered:

  • Introduction to R Studio

  • Making both static and interactive plots using R Studio (ggplot, ggvis, ggiraph, googleVis, plotly)

  • Introduction to Carthography and Mapping

  • Introduction to GIS and QGIS

  • Mapping with QGIS and R Studio - how to create both static and interactive maps (rworldmap, ggmap, ggplot, googleVis, threejs, leaflet)

  • 2017 Hurricane Season: creating a Firefly map in QGIS, working with mapview and tmap packages in R Studio

  • Introduction to R Markdown (dygraphs, highcharter)

  • Creating and working with shapefiles

  • Using OpenStreetMap data

  • Geocoding and georeferencing

  • Adding geotagged pictures to a map

  • Creating cartograms

  • Introduction to ArcGIS Earth and Google Earth

The course will also discuss the basic principles of marine and climate science whilst working with openly available atmospheric carbon-dioxide, sea surface temperature, hurricane track data and ecosystem shapefiles (e.g. coral reefs).

The skills gained during the course will be transferable to other areas of interest.

Every participant will receive a course pack including coursebook and data on a USB stick.

A certificate will also be awarded upon successful completion.

The course will require own Windows-based laptop with the latest R, R Studio, QGIS 2.14, ArcGIS Earth and Google Earth installed.

The course fee is £220 for both days (inc. course pack, certificate and refreshments.)

The course will be running with 6 participants to ensure maximum learning outcome on 27th and 28th (Saturday and Sunday) January 9:30 - 17:00.

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469-475 The Highway

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