Python: Basic mapping and GIS

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Scott Pham of BuzzFeed News
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Mar. 10 at 10:15am
  • Location: Copper Cove - conference level
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Learn how to use GeoPandas, a lovely little Python library that will simplify your geospatial life. Manage projections, filter shapefiles, and even create publication-ready maps all from the safe haven of a Jupyter Notebook.

This session is good for people who use Python in the newsroom. Some familiarity with the Pandas library is ideal, but not required.

Speaker Bios

  • Scott Pham is a Data Reporter for BuzzFeed News where he has reported on everything from diversity in the Oscars to the opioid crisis. @scottpham

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