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How to Make a Contour Map

Filled contour plots are useful for looking at density across two dimensions and are often used to visualize geographic data. It’s straightforward to make them in R — once you get your data in the right format, that is.

How to Visualize Proportions in R

There are many ways to show parts of a whole. Here are quick one-liners for the more common ones.

How to Make Gridded, Equal-Distance Dot Maps

For when your geographic data is evenly spread rather than aggregated by government boundaries.

How to Make an Interactive Network Visualization

Interactive network visualizations make it easy to rearrange, filter, and explore your connected data. Learn how to make one using D3 and JavaScript.