Category Archives: R

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Visualizing Bikeshare Data

This entry is part 18 of 21 in the series Using R

Seattle’s Pronto bikeshare system recently announced a Data Challenge¬†for data visualization using their first year of trip data. As avid cyclists and data analysis junkies, we of course took the bait. Below is a brief description of our Pronto Databrowser …   read more …

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Function Argument Lists and missing()

This entry is part 17 of 21 in the series Using R

Sometimes it is useful to write a wrapper function for an existing function. In this short example we demonstrate how to grab the list of arguments passed to a function and use it to call another function, taking care of …   read more …

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MazamaSpatialUtils — Ebola Map Example

This entry is part 16 of 21 in the series Using R

The MazamaSpatialUtils package on CRAN has just been updated with additional shape file conversion scripts and location buffering so that points located just outside of polygons (i.e. coastal sites) can still be associated with the nearest neighboring polygon. ¬†This package …   read more …

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MazamaSpatialUtils Package

This entry is part 15 of 21 in the series Using R

Mazama Science has just released its first package on CRAN — MazamaSpatialUtils. Here is the description: A suite of conversion scripts to create internally standardized spatial polygons dataframes. Utility scripts use these datasets to return values such as country, state, …   read more …

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R Class for Wildfire Scientists

This entry is part 14 of 21 in the series Using R

Mazama Science has just finished creating class materials on using R for the AirFire team at the USFS Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Lab in Seattle, Washington. This team of scientists works on monitoring and modeling wildfire emissions, smoke and air …   read more …

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