During this week we will learn a few really useful and commonly used GIS functionalities using Geopandas, namely:

  1. Data classification
  2. Geometric operations: Overlay analysis
  3. Exercise 4
  4. Exercise 4 hints

Learning goals

After this week’s lesson you should be able to:

  • Conduct a Point in Polygon queries
  • Read data from KML file
  • Make spatial and table joins between layers
  • Find the nearest neighbour from Point -objects.


Following materials are partly based on documentation of Geopandas, Pandas, Shapely, and pysal.