Advanced Spatial Analysis

This website is preserved as an Archive for the NIH-funded GISPopSci / Advanced Spatial Analysis Training Programs (2005–2013). Current resources in support of
Spatially Integrated Social Science
are now available at the following:


Spatial Analysis Tools - R

These materials have been prepared as part of the R25 Advanced Spatial Analysis Training Grant (PI: Stephen A. Matthews, Penn State) funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). Award Number: 5R25 HD057002-02.

The links included below are intended as useful starting points for interested users. We make no claims for comprehensive coverage.

If you have suggestions to include on this site please send them to Stephen Matthews.



R can be found at and the
The R Journal can be found at

Includes entries on spatial data Specific materials vis-à-vis the Analysis of Spatial Data (written by Roger Bivand) can be found at: R at spatialanalysisonline R Spatial Projects at the GeoDA Center (Arizona State University) R at Spatial Analyst dot Net Quick-R (a starting point with links to books and tutorials)




Useful Articles


On-line Courses and Tutorials in R