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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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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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Using R — Working with Geospatial Data

This entry is part 9 of 21 in the series Using R

GIS, an acronym that brings joy to some and strikes fear in the heart of those not interested in buying expensive software. Luckily fight or flight can be saved for another day because you don’t need to be a GIS jock with a wad of …   read more …

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Using R — Package Installation Problems

This entry is part 5 of 21 in the series Using R

The post titled Installing Packages described the basics of package installation with R.  The process is wonderfully simple when everything goes well.  But it can be maddening when it does not.  Error messages give a hint as to what went …   read more …

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