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ggplot2 maps with inset

Lots of students want maps showing their field sites for their thesis. Several have come to me with code they found on the internet but couldn’t get to work. The problem is that the plotting package ggplot2 has evolved since … Continue reading

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More maps in R

It was perhaps inevitable: as soon as I had shown the delegates at an R workshop in Tallinn that maps of Estonia could now be drawn with the maps package, they wanted to know how to project maps, add site … Continue reading

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Updated map in R maps package

The maps package in R plots very nice maps at global to regional scales. The problem with maps was that it used a 1990 map of national borders: slightly awkward when plotting maps covering countries that were once part of, … Continue reading

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