Spatial analysis

This section contains tutorials about spatial analysis techniques with hands-on exercises using GRASS, R, QGIS and other free geospatial software.

  • Introduction to the “sp” R package
  • Feature count : how to count the number of points (e.g. archaeological sites) that fall within areas (e.g. survey regions), generating summary statistics that can be used also for plotting graphs on a map
  • Settlements and landscape is a tutorial showing how you can draw basic information about settlement choices, based on landscape variables as elevation and aspect.
  • k-means : basic tutorial for classification of objects' position using the K-Means method