• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

Using Geodata and Geolocation in the Social Sciences: Mapping our Connected World provides an engaging and accessible introduction to the Geoweb with clear, step-by-step guides for: • Capturing Geodata from sources including GPS, sensor networks and Twitter • Visualizing Geodata using programmes including QGIS, GRASS and R Featuring colour images, practical exercises and a companion website packed with resources, this book is the perfect guide for students and teachers looking to incorporate location-based data into their social science research.

Working with Geodata in R
Working with Geodata in R

This chapter includes:

In the previous two chapters we worked with geodata in two of the most popular open source geographic information system software packages, QGIS and GRASS. Back in Chapters 9 and 10, we worked with the R programming language to collect data from Twitter and from sensor networks. In this chapter, we return to the R programming language to see some ways in which it can be ...

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