Constructing Thematic maps in R


Presentation and Tutorial 7

Regular R-Meetup
SEM 2/3, Eurac Research, Bolzano

In the first thematic meetup after the summer break we will have a short tutorial about the tmap Package. This package allows the construction of thematic map using R. The structure of the functionalities is based on the Layered Grammar of Graphics (ggplot2) but it provides several predefined function to build publication ready thematic maps without the need of a GIS software.

In order to evaluate the full potential of the Package we will further investigate the following packages:

Mattia Rossi
Institute for Earth Observation

My Research Interests comprise Spatial and EO Data Processing, Statistical Computation with R.

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