You’ve likely used Google Maps, Yelp, or Craigslist, which all have integrated web map elements, but have you ever thought of creating a web map for your research project? An interactive web map is a great tool for both data exploration and communicating your research with a wide audience, academic and public alike.
- Web mapping basics (map titles, web services, etc)
- Using the Leaflet package for R to add titles, markers, popups, create a theme map, change basemap, etc.
- Host and publish your web map through Github
Familiarity with R and the RStudio environment.