Spatial Data

What is spatial data and how do we work with it in R? This topic explores some of the aspects of why we need to be careful when working with georeferenced data.

Lecture Content

For this topic, I will be spending a bit of time covering the foundations of this topic as well as giving some concrete examples. To do so, you have access to the following slide set1.

Here is a link to the video recording of the lecture.

Supplemental Materials

In addition to this lecture content, you may find the following information helpful as you go though these exercises.


Here is the activity associated with this particular topic.

  1. This is a presentation writing in Xaringan, an RMarkdown presentation type. It is an active embed in this page (and hosted elsewhere). It can be extracted my clicking on the slide and hitting the c key on your keyboard—to clone it into its own window (more commands available using ? for viewing).↩︎