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Using {sf} to calculate catchment areas

By Tom Jemmett R is a highly capable GIS tool, thanks to the {sf} pacakge. In this post I am going to show you how you can use {sf} with openly available data to calculate catchment areas and population sizes, and then how to calculate travel time isochrone's with {osrm}.…

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