This week, we will learn some techniques for creating a special type of chart: maps. We will look at different types of maps and how to work with different types of geospatial data. The readings below discuss some concepts to consider when dealing with maps as well as some of the technical details for how to create them in R.

Map projections

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Making maps in R


EMSE 4197 (CRN 78916): Exploratory Data Analysis - Spring 2020
George Washington University | School of Engineering & Applied Science
Dr. John Paul Helveston | jph@gwu.edu | Wednesdays | 12:45–3:15 PM | District House B205 | |
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