In this two day class you’ll learn the basic concepts for using R for spatial statistical analysis. We’ll start with an overview of R which will introduce you to what is possible from a mapping, statistical, and spatial statistics perspective. You’ll also learn how to install and configure R and RStudio. In Module 2 you’ll learn the basics of the R language including how to create and assign data to variables. You’ll learn the basic data types including characters, numbers, and logicals. We’ll also cover how to use more advanced data types including Vectors, Factors, Matrices, and Lists. Module 3 covers topics related to reading, writing, loading, and saving data from files including CSV and shapefiles. In Module 4 you’ll learn how to perform basic mapping and statistical analysis using the GISTools package. In addition to learning how to map and symbolize points, lines, and polygons, you’ll also learn basic statistical techniques including the creation of box plots, histograms, and basic linear regression. Finally, in Module 5 you’ll learn the basic programming structures of R. You’ll learn how to create and execute your code.[dt_sc_hr_invisible_small] [dt_sc_h3]Course Modules[/dt_sc_h3]
- Module 1: Introduction to R and RStudio
- Module 2: The Basics of R
- Module 3: Reading, Writing, Loading, and Saving Data
- Module 4: GISTools Package
- Module 5: Programming in R
Our instructor guided, online classes are conducted through our online training platform. All lectures are pre-recorded so that you can progress through the materials at your own pace. The same applies to the exercises. You will have access to the instructor via email, phone, or chat if you have questions or problems. The instructor will be in weekly contact with the students in each class session. Our goal is to get everyone through the materials during the session dates. However, access to the course materials never expires so if you don’t finish during the session dates you will still have access to the materials.
Class will be held each day from 8:30 – 4:00 at the location provided above.
Our live-online classes are conducted from 9:30 – 5:00 each day. Classes are delivered via GoToTraining. You will receive an email containing login instructions for the GoToTraining session on the Wednesday before class begins.
Our self-paced classes are delivered through our online training platform. You will be emailed instructions for creating a login and activating your course. All lectures are pre-recorded so you can progress through the course at your own pace. The same applies to the exercise. The course does not have an expiration date.
You can also register for classes using our registration form.