“Spatial Data Science” by Pebesma and Bivand

Prof Edzer Pebesma (University of Münster, Institute for geoinformatics, Germany) and prof Roger Bivand (NHH, Bergen, Norway), main authors of the Springer R series bestlessing book on Applied Spatial Data Analysis (, have jointly started an online Open Access rmarkdown/bookdown book with a working title “Spatial Data Science” (you can access it at:

Spatial Data Science book authors

The book currently (January 2019) has eight working chapter but it is expected to cover diverse topics from importing the spatial data, handing of spatial and spatiotemporal data (conversion between different formats, use of GDAL and R in combination), and advanced Geographical and statistical analysis, and many more.

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