maps and the art of survey-weighted maintenance

December 9, 2014
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(This article was first published on asdfree by anthony damico, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

introducing swmap: cartography with complex survey data. this collection of publicly-available r syntax implements granular geographic variation visualizations similar to those seen in the popular press without compromising on survey methodology.

thanks to david rae, paul regular, joseph larmarange, djalma pessoa, hadley wickham, thomas lumley, john baumgartner, viviane quintaes, bob rudis, and baptiste auguie. please contribute your own work to this gallery by sending a pull request.


anthony damico (1982- )
title transportation share of household spending
source consumer expenditure survey, pooled 2012-2013
medium kriged ratio estimates on ggplot2 canvas
dimensions 2099 x 2099 px., albers equal-area
collection asdfree survey-weighted maps
display caption click the image to enlarge

anthony damico (1982- )
title most common occupation
source pesquisa nacional por amostra do domicilios, 2013
medium kriged categorical estimates on ggplot2 canvas
dimensions 2624 x 2624 px., albers equal-area
collection asdfree survey-weighted maps
display caption clique na imagem para ampliar

anthony damico (1982- )
title untitled
source current population survey, 2013
medium kriged continuous estimates on ggplot2 canvas
dimensions 4199 x 4199 px., albers equal-area
collection asdfree survey-weighted maps
display caption re-plot another year of microdata for a completely different map; this is nothing but statistical noise.

joseph larmarange (1980- )
title infant mortality
source demographic and health surveys, 2008
medium kernel density estimates on ggplot2 canvas
dimensions 2099 x 2099 px., albers equal-area
collection asdfree survey-weighted maps with peer-review
display caption انقر على الصورة للتكبير

anthony damico (1982- )
title eras of service among veterans
source american community survey, 2013
medium kriged categorical estimates on ggplot2 canvas
dimensions 6299 x 6299 px., central on cone tangent
collection asdfree survey-weighted maps
display caption teal: gulf wars; sienna: vietnam;
slate blue: all other eras of service.

anthony damico (1982- )
title time in front of the television
source european social survey, 2012
medium kriged ordinal estimates on ggplot2 canvas
dimensions 2099 x 2099 px., conformal from opposite pole
collection asdfree survey-weighted maps
display caption klaku la bildon por pligrandigi

anthony damico (1982- )
title persons per room
source new york city housing and vacancy survey, 2011
medium kriged continuous estimates on ggplot2 canvas
dimensions 4199 x 4199 px., sans projection
collection asdfree survey-weighted maps
display caption why is staten island even a borough

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