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Our thematic tracks helps you to follow the best tutorials for your level of knowledge and are tailored to your interest. You can choose a tool, a topic, a skill or even a region to explore our resources.

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  • Data Collection

    Sensors, scraping, surveys. Different techniques of data collection can be used for creating new and necessary databases

  • Data Wrangling

    Data munging or data wrangling is loosely the process of manually converting or mapping data from one “raw” form into another format that allows for more convenient consumption of the data with the help of semi-automated tools. This may include further munging, data visualization, data aggregation, training a statistical model, as well as many other potential […]

  • Environmental Sensors

    For many journalists, especially those working in developing countries, coverage of sensitive environmental issues is severely constrained by a lack of accessible information and data

  • JEO WordPress Theme

    Jeo WordPress Theme acts as a geojournalism platform which allows news organizations, bloggers and NGOs to publish news stories as layers of information on digital maps. With Jeo, creating the interaction between data layers and contextual information is much more intuitive and interactive. The theme is ready for multilingual content and facilitates the publishing tasks. […]

Data Collection

Sensors, scraping, surveys. Different techniques of data collection can be used for creating new and necessary databases Continue reading

This track has 7 tutorials

Data Wrangling

Data munging or data wrangling is loosely the process of manually converting or mapping data from one “raw” form into another format that allows for more convenient consumption of the data with the help of semi-automated tools. This may include further munging, data visualization, data aggregation, training a statistical model, as well as many other potential […] Continue reading

This track has 3 tutorials

Environmental Sensors

For many journalists, especially those working in developing countries, coverage of sensitive environmental issues is severely constrained by a lack of accessible information and data Continue reading

This track has 3 tutorials

JEO WordPress Theme

Jeo WordPress Theme acts as a geojournalism platform which allows news organizations, bloggers and NGOs to publish news stories as layers of information on digital maps. With Jeo, creating the interaction between data layers and contextual information is much more intuitive and interactive. The theme is ready for multilingual content and facilitates the publishing tasks. […] Continue reading

This track has 5 tutorials

Latest tutorials

 

Most available databases have some element of location to them. According to officers working at the open data portal of the US government, around 90% of their datasets contain geographical information, ranging from streets names to precise coordinates. In this tutorial, we will show the different kind of maps you can use to convey information […]

 

Here we bring a collection of sources on different geodata. The way this tutorial is organized follows some of the bigger issues concerning the environmental coverage such as climate change, deforestation, water stress among many others Introduction Journalists and data visualizers cannot complain about the lack of sources on environmental issues. Because of years of […]

 

Open Refine (previously Google Refine) is a data cleaning software that uses your web browser as an interface. This means it will look like it runs on the internet but all your data remains on your machine and you do not need internet connection to work with it.

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