Dataviz art/skill

Maps with R

Ilya Kashnitsky

Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science


With R, maps became yet another type of dataviz

Main take-away: Day 1

Main take-away: Day 2

Main take-away: Day 3

Map projections

Mercator explained

New fancy projection

Are we too focused on areas?

Sources of geodata


“download shapefile” =)

Where to go next?

Packages to explore