Introduction to Spatial Analysis in Python with GeoPandas - Tutorial

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GeoPandas is the geospatial implementation of the big data oriented Python package called Pandas. GeoPandas enables the use of the Pandas datatypes for spatial operations on geometric types. The library is a combination of a set of geospatial packages in Python as Shapely, Fiona together with well known and powerful Python libraries as Numpy and Matplotlib.

For normal Geographical Information System (GIS) users, GeoPandas enables a new way to interact with geospatial data, since it allows us to handle a more variety of queries, listing, indexing and data translation in less time, and even with less computer requirements. This tutorial show some examples of data manipulation and analysis with GeoPandas for polygons and lines from Guayaquil City. 

You can visit the official site of GeoPandas in this link: http://geopandas.org/

 

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Input data

You can download the input data on this link.

Saul Montoya

Saul Montoya es Ingeniero Civil graduado de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú en Lima con estudios de postgrado en Manejo e Ingeniería de Recursos Hídricos (Programa WAREM) de la Universidad de Stuttgart con mención en Ingeniería de Aguas Subterráneas y Hidroinformática.

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