Leveraging Open-Source Tools
Leveraging Open-Source Tools to Visualize aWhere’s Weather Data
This tutorial series will review how to leverage aWhere’s daily-updated, high resolution weather data and open source software such as R and QGIS. The outputs generated from both R and QGIS can enhance reports, inform decisions, and support your analysis.
aWhere has many years of experience teaching analysts around the world on how to leverage our data and this set of steps is a guide on how to work your way through the data.
Before starting on the steps below please make sure you have the most updated versions of QGIS and R Studio installed on your machine.
- QGIS https://qgis.org/en/site/forusers/download.html
- R https://cran.r-project.org/
- R Studio https://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/
Proposed workflow for creating charts, maps, and figures of aWhere’s data