Category Archives: R

Learning R.

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. ┬áThis 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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Population Databrowser

This entry is part 13 of 21 in the series Using R

At Mazama Science we produce web based tools for interrogating important datasets. We are proud to announce the release of a new Population databrowser that allows users to review international population trends. We have done our best to make this …   read more …

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