Week 10: Maps

November 14 and 17, 2017

Most fisheries papers include a map. This week we’ll learn how to build maps in R.

Lecture Topics

  • Mapping basics
    • Projections
    • Coordinates
  • Using the marmap package
  • Comparison with other mapping packages
  • ggplot2 maps
  • Adding an inset
  • Plotting NAFO zones

Resources

In-class activities

  • Experimenting with marmap

Code and Data

Lecture slides

Slides available via speakerdeck