Geospatial analysis

Olga Buchel, Diane Pennington

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This chapter is about geospatial analysis of social media. It summarizes major issues with retrieving, sampling, geocoding, and analyzing social media data. The chapter discusses geospatial analysis from the perspectives of different domains of knowledge, including information science, geographic information science, geovisualization, information visualization and visual analytics. It shows benefits and shortcomings of these approaches and defines existing gaps in geospatial analysis.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Sage Handbook of Social Media Research Methods
EditorsLuke Sloan, Anabel Quan-Haase
Place of PublicationLondon
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jan 2017


  • geospatial analysis
  • social media
  • geocoding

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