Lesson 2 Overview

In this week, we will learn how to read and write spatial data, and how to deal with projections in Python using Geopandas -module and some useful data management functionalities.

  1. Introduction to Geopandas
  2. Managing map projections
  3. Exercise 2: Working with geometric objects

Learning goals

After this week, you should know how to:

  • Read and write data from/to Shapefile
  • Create geometries into GeoDataFrame
  • Change the coordinate reference system of the data

Sources

This lesson partly based on Geopandas documentation.