Data Carpentry – Geospatial Analysis

Workshop dates: Thursday and Friday, March 26-27, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Instructors: Erich Seamon and Travis Seaborn

Description: This hands-on workshop will focus on managing and understanding spatial data formats, understanding coordinate reference systems, and working with raster and vector data in R for analysis and visualization. An introductory knowledge to R is helpful, but not required. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems, and will be aimed towards graduate students and other researchers.

Attendees must bring a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on. More details can be found at