Geographic Data Science

IMPORTANT: this is the repository for the 2018 version of the GDS course. A more recent (and recommended) one is available at:


Welcome to Geographic Data Science, a course taught by Dr. Dani Arribas-Bel in the Autumn of 2018 at the University of Liverpool.

The timetable for the course is:



Dani Arribas-Bel - D.Arribas-Bel [at] liverpool.ac.uk Lecturer in Geographic Data Science Office 508, Roxby Building, University of Liverpool - 74 Bedford St S, Liverpool, L69 7ZT, United Kingdom.

Module Handbook

A pdf copy of the module handbook can be downloaded here.


This course is the basis for a publication on the Journal of Open Source Education. If you use material from this course, I would appreciate if you used the following citation:


  author = {Dani Arribas-Bel},
  title = {A course on Geographic Data Science},
  year = 2019,
  journal = {The Journal of Open Source Education},
  volume = 2,
  number = 14,
  doi = {https://doi.org/10.21105/jose.00042}

Code repository


This website, as well as the entire set of materials, code, and data included in this course are available as an open Github repository available at:



Creative Commons License
Geographic Data Science’18 by Dani Arribas-Bel is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.