August 17-18, 2022
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Instructors: Sarah Graves, Sarah Stevens
Helpers: Heather Shimon, Jean-Yves Sgro, Zekai Otles, Chris Endemann
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Data Carpentry develops and teaches workshops on the fundamental data skills needed to conduct research. Its target audience is researchers who have limited computational experience, and its lessons are domain specific, building on learners' existing knowledge to enable them to quickly apply skills learned to their own research. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.
For more information on what we teach and why, please see our paper "Good Enough Practices for Scientific Computing".
Who: The course is aimed at graduate students and other researchers. See the "Requirements" section below to review the workshop prerequisites.
When: August 17-18, 2022. Add to your Google Calendar.
Requirements: Participants must complete Introduction to R for Geospatial Data as a pre-requisite and can optionally review the recorded lesson if unfamiliar with R. Participants must also bring a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on. They should have a few specific software packages installed (listed below).
Accessibility: We are committed to making this workshop accessible to everybody. For workshops at a physical location, the workshop organizers have checked that:
Materials will be provided in advance of the workshop and large-print handouts are available if needed by notifying the organizers in advance. If we can help making learning easier for you (e.g. sign-language interpreters, lactation facilities) please get in touch (using contact details below) and we will attempt to provide them.
Contact: Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Roles: To learn more about the roles at the workshop (who will be doing what), refer to our Workshop FAQ.
Everyone who participates in Carpentries activities is required to conform to the Code of Conduct. This document also outlines how to report an incident if needed.
We will use this collaborative document for chatting, taking notes, and sharing URLs and bits of code.
Please be sure to complete these surveys before and after the workshop.
|Pre-requisite||Introduction to R for Geospatial Data|
|August 17||Introduction to Geospatial Concepts|
|August 17||Introduction to Geospatial Raster and Vector Data with R (part 1)|
|August 18||Introduction to Geospatial Raster and Vector Data with R (part 2)|
To participate in a Data Carpentry workshop, you will need access to software as described below. In addition, you will need an up-to-date web browser.
We maintain a list of common issues that occur during installation as a reference for instructors that may be useful on the Configuration Problems and Solutions wiki page.
The setup instructions for the Data Carpentry Geospatial workshop can be found at the workshop overview site. Alternatively, you can follow along with the setup steps by watching one of these OS-specific videos on YouTube: Mac Users, Windows Users.