Posts Tagged Under: R

Mapping African Conflicts using Leaflet

Hey there,

today I decided to do a little more advanced Leaflet turorial:

We will be using open source data in csv-format to generate a geojson file with R and finally create a web map using Leaflet.

If you dont want to use R, simply skip the first part and jump right into

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Simple map with tweets

Download, manage and visualize twitter data with R

Hey there,

in this article I will show you how to download, manage and visualize twitter data. I will supply you with all the code necessary to connect to the twitter API, download and plot user defined keywords in space.

Let’s start! So how do we get the Twitter data? Twitter allows

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Data Visualization: Basic GIS-Tasks with R

At first I want to show how you can make simple maps with R. Furthermore I want to demonstrate one important function from the package “gdalUtils”, which contains wrappers for the Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL) Utilities. I  will rasterize a vector with the function gdal_rasterize, because  it is quite fast for

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