Newsletter | Analysing climate data with R + Interactive Maps + AEO Forum + more.

16 Aug 2022 2-minute read

UQ geospatial CoP Newsletter for August 2022

Blog post – Interactive mapping with Rshiny, Christina Buelow

A huge thanks to Christina for the interactive mapping with RShiny workshop. All the material is available here. There was a lot of interest in the subject of interactive maps, and talk of a follow up session. Christina is very knowledgeable on all thing R-spatial, and would be happy to help if you are stuck trying to make a web map.

Next workshop - Analysing climate data with R, Ralph Trancoso

We have another great workshop is lined up. Ralph Trancoso is going to show us how to delve into climate data - both observations and projections - using R. If you want to include climate data in your research but don’t know where to start, you really won’t want to miss this one!

Library update from Nick

Nick Wiggins is taking over from Stephane in organising the UQ R user group sessions. The next one will be on August 24th. Each session is recorded on this collaborative document.

As well as the R users group, Nick will be hosting some beginner spatial analysis sessions. Introduction to QGIS will be held on Thursday 25 August 2022, 9.30am - 11.30am Introduction to Raster Analysis Will be held on Thursday 8 September 2022, 9.30am - 11.30am All hosted through the UQ library, book through here.

AEO forum

The Advancing Earth Observation Forum will be held next week, 22nd – 26th August at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. This will be a great opportunity to connect with and learn from others in the earth observation community. Registrations are still open.

Resbaz postponed

Unfortunately, the 2022 ResBaz conference has been postponed due to the Covid and flu surge. We will provide updates as they become available.

Spatial Podcast

mapscaping is a spatial podcast where they discuss a lot of interesting geospatial topics that come up in our sessions, so definitely worth checking out.

Geospatial Jobs

Here are a few job vacancies from across the country that might be of interest. If you know of any vacancies, send them in and they will be included with the next newsletter.

Graduate Spatial information officer, QLD government, Location flexible.

Geospatial engineer, Nova Systems, Brisbane

GIS technician, TerraLab, Victoria

Team Leader Conservation Planner / GIS analyst, Centre for Conservation Geography, Byron Bay.