Vector Data Processing using Python Tools

This lesson is a template for creating geohackweek lessons.

It is based on the lesson template used in Data Carpentry and Software Carpentry workshops,

Schedule

09:00 Introduction
09:05 Geospatial Concepts What is ‘vector’ geospatial data all about?
09:15 Encodings, Formats and Libraries What are the common ways to encode vector geospatial data in Python, and how much is borrowed from broader encoding standards?
09:25 GeoPandas Introduction What is GeoPandas?
What functionality and advantages does GeoPandas offer over other Python geospatial tools?
What geospatial storage, analytical and plotting capabilities does it include?
What is its relationship to Pandas?
09:55 Coffee Break
10:00 GeoPandas Advanced Topics What additional capabilities does GeoPandas provide, including data access, plotting and analysis?
How does it integrate with other common Python tools?
How do GeoPandas data objects integrate with analyses of raster data over vector geospatial features?
10:30 Finish