January 31, 2022: Interfacing R with ArcGIS by Brandon Allen

Brandon Allen talked about how to interface R with ArcGIS and the ArcPy Python package via the reticulate package. Brandon is an applied ecologist at the Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute, and he is living and breathing maps and spatial data visualization.


Packages mentioned

  • RPyGeo: establishes an interface to the geoprocessing tools of ArcGIS from within R
  • reticulate: Interface to ‘Python’
  • sf: Simple Features for R