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R is a powerful environment for statistical computing and graphics. However, it can be also used for spatial data analysis and mapping.
The course deals with the processing and analysis of spatial data in ecological and environmental research.
In particular, the following topics are covered:
Michael Strauch is a postdoctoral researcher at the Dept. Landscape Ecology, UFZ. His research is focused on assessing ecosystem services and biodiversity in agricultural landscapes, for which he utilizes integrated process-based models and machine learning algorithms.
Learn how to import, handle and analyse spatial data (vector, raster). Ability to use R as a GIS environment.
Lecture, data analysis exercises
Basic knowledge of R, some idea of how to use Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
Participation fees do not apply to cooperation partners, i.e. PhD candidates of SENSE partner WIMEK.
The current conditions of participation and use apply.
Please note: In order to register, a personal account has to be created first.