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R Class for Wildfire Scientists

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

This entry is part 14 of 21 in the series Using RMazama 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 …   read more …

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Getting your Mac ready for netCDF

If you are working with weather or climate data or big 3-4D model datasets you will undoubtedly encounter netCDF. Unidata’s Network Common Data Format has been the workhorse data format for atmospheric and oceanographic modelers since the early 1990’s. With …   read more …

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Installing NetCDF and R ‘ncdf’

If you work with large, gridded datasets you should probably be using NetCDF, the Network Common Data Form from Unidata: NetCDF is a set of software libraries and self-describing, machine-independent data formats that support the creation, access, and sharing of …   read more …

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Optimizing Data Access — Know your Hardware

The Library of Congress has a lot of information — hundreds of millions of pages of books and manuscripts. But no one has ever suggested that we store all of that information in a single, billion-page book. Instead, individual books …   read more …

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Using R — Installing Packages

This entry is part 2 of 21 in the series Using R

This entry is part 2 of 21 in the series Using ROne of the reasons to use R for analysis and visualization is the rich ecosystem of ‘packages’ contributed by others. In most cases, just as with smartphones, “There’s a …   read more …

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