Articles by einar hjörleifsson

FAO statistical areas in Google Earth

July 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Some time ago I did a blog describing how to get ICES and NAFO statistical areas, originally as shapefiles into Google Earth readable format (ICES, NAFO). These areas are the primary fisheries areas upon which nominal fisheries catch statistics have be... [Read more...]

Google Earth and ocean depth contours

May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Been playing around in R for a while and then a bit in the GIS environment - within R of course. Do not know very much about GIS, but know what I want: Looking at GIS fisheries data across various scales (macro to global). Now we have myriads of websit... [Read more...]

ICES and NAFO statistical areas viewed in Google Earth

May 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

On the ICES Spatial Facility webpage one can obtain a view of the ICES statistical areas. Now since the projection used is more than a bit misleading I was wandering how these statistical areas would look like in Google Earth. Thankfully the ... [Read more...]

getting ICES 1903-1949 catch statistics into R

January 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

in the last post i showed how to get the nominal north east atlantic landings data from 1950 onwards into a usable format in R. this time around a script that shows how to import zipped excel files from 1903 to 1949 is provided. finalizing with a ggplo... [Read more...]

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