GEOSPATIAL ANALYSIS WITH R

Description

Earth scientists make observations and gather data about the natural processes that operate on planet Earth. This process of exploring the Earth involves the acquisition and analysis of numerical data. An earth scientist therefore needs to have a firm understanding of statistical and visualization tools to be able to do adequate analysis.  R has become a popular software used to analyze and visualize acquired Earth science data. This training is therefore targeted at equipping professionals and students with the relevant skills in R for Earth Science data analysis and visualization.

Course Content

  • Introduction of R
  • Introduction to R Commander
  • Introduction to R Excel
  • Spatial data analysis with R
  • Climate data analysis with R

TARGET GROUP

The workshop is developed for students and professionals, which include staff of the Ministries, Researchers, NGOs, Engineers and all interested in the use Earth science data analysis and visualization.

WHAT WILL BE ACHIEVED?

Participants at end of the training would have developed technical skills on the use of R software for Earth science data analysis and visualization.

WHY CHOOSE THIS WORKSHOP?

The workshop gives practical skills and up-to-date knowledge on the state-of-the art developments in Earth science data analysis and visualization.

TRAINING MATERIALS

All training materials will be provided.

REQUIREMENTS

No prior knowledge of programing and statistical data analysis is required. Personal Laptop is required.

DATE, TIME, VENUE AND TRAINING COST

Venue: UENR-Sunyani

Date and time: 21st-25th November 2016; 5pm to 8pm

Duration: 5 Days

Course fee: GH¢ 500.00

Deadline of Registration: 10th November, 2016

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