Spatial Analysis Tools – R

Software

R can be found at http://cran.r-project.org/ and the http://www.r-project.org/.

The R Journal can be found at http://journal.r-project.org/.

Specific materials vis-à-vis the Analysis of Spatial Data (written by Roger Bivand) can be found at:

R at spatialanalys is online: http://www.spatialanalysisonline.com/output/html/R-Projectspatialstatisticssoftwarepackages.html

R Spatial Projects at the GeoDA Center (Arizona State University): http://geodacenter.asu.edu/r-spatial-projects/

R at Spatial Analyst dot Net: http://spatial-analyst.net/wiki/index.php?title=Training_in_R

Quick-R (a starting point with links to books and tutorials): http://www.statmethods.net/index.html

Books

Bivand, R.S.,  E.J. Pebesma, and V. Gómez-Rubio. 2008. Applied Spatial Data in R Springer: New York, NY. http://www.springerlink.com/content/m5171462720p. Homepage for the ASDAR book: http://www.asdar-book.org.

Useful Articles

Bivand, R.S. 2006. Implementing Spatial Data Analysis Software Tool in RGeographical Analysis 38: 2340.

Bivand, R.S. (2003) Approaches to Classes for Spatial Data in R. Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Distributed Statistical Computing, Vienna. http://www.ci.tuwien.ac.at/Conferences/DSC-2003/Proceedings/Bivand.pdf

Gómez-Rubio, V. 2003. RArcInfo: Using GIS data with R. Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Distributed Statistical Computing, Vienna. http://www.ci.tuwien.ac.at/Conferences/DSC-2003/Proceedings/GomezRubio.pdf

Bivand, R.S. 2002. Spatial econometrics functions in R: Classes and methods. Journal of Geographical Systems 4: 405421. http://spatial.nhh.no/papers/bivand-jgs03-rev.pdf or http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/scicomp/Dloads/RProgramming/BivandSpatialEconometricsR.pdf

Bivand, R.S. and A. Gebhardt. 2000. Implementing functions for spatial statistical analysis using the R language. Journal of Geographical Systems 2(3): 307317.

On-line Courses and Tutorials in R

R at Spatial Analyst dot Net http://spatial-analyst.net/wiki/index.php?title=Training_in_R

2007: Short Course in Analyzing Spatial Data in R offered at Imperial College London by Prof. Roger Bivand, (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration) and Dr. Virgilio Gómez-Rubio (Imperial College London). This website includes links to presentations and other materials.

http://www.bias-project.org.uk/ASDARcourse/