Tag Archives: R

MazamaSpatialUtils — Ebola Map Example

This entry is part 16 of 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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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Installing FFTW3 and the ‘fftw’ R package

If you have to compile code that uses Fourier Transforms you may wish to use the FFTW library which the authors describe thusly: Our¬†benchmarks, performed on on a variety of platforms, show that FFTW’s performance is typically superior to that …   read more …

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