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remote update, paper & poster

June 26, 2015
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remote update, paper & poster

Just a few quick lines today to announce an update to the remote package (1.0.0 now on CRAN) We have uploaded a first major release of remote to CRAN a couple of weeks ago. Most relevant changes are: bottleneck functions … Continue reading →

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Unsupervised Google Maps image classification

May 19, 2015
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Unsupervised Google Maps image classification

This is a guest post by Florian Detsch Prerequisites Required packages First, we need to (install and) load some packages required for data processing and visualization. The below code is mainly based on the Rsenal package, which is a steadily … Continue reading →

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remote is the new Reot

January 3, 2015
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remote is the new Reot

If you have used Reot before and tried to install it from CRAN recently, you may have noticed the following message: Warning in install.packages : package ‘Reot’ is not available (for R version 3.0.2) This is because the Reot package … Continue reading →

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Introducing Rsenal – magic R functions for things various

November 1, 2014
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Introducing Rsenal – magic R functions for things various

Today, I would like to quickly introduce our package “Rsenal”. It is basically a collection of R functions that we use in our daily lives at Environmental Informatics Marburg. The package is hosted at GitHub and can be installed using … Continue reading →

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Reot: Empirical Orthogonal Teleconnections in R

April 18, 2014
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Reot: Empirical Orthogonal Teleconnections in R

We are happy to introduce Reot, an R package designed for empirical orthogonal teleconnection (EOT) analysis of gridded geo-scientific space-time data based on the method by van den Dool et al. (2000). EOT denotes a regression-based approach to decompose spatio-temporal … Continue reading →

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Update to metvurst

August 23, 2013
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Update to metvurst

Here's a quick update to metvurst in response to some issues encountered over the last weeks. The most important change is that the strip() function now returns the plot object rather than printing it. This means that we can work … Continue reading →

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Creating publication quality graphics using R

July 15, 2013
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Creating publication quality graphics using R

As part of a one-day workshop, I have developped an online tutorial on how to create publication quality graphics using R (from an academic point of view). The tutorial can

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metvurst now a package, repository moved to GitHub

March 3, 2013
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metvurst now a package, repository moved to GitHub

Inspired by a post on PirateGrunt, I finally managed to pack metvurst up and turn it into a proper R-Package (the fact that I’m on holiday and have some time also helped). As a side-effect of this, the repository has been moved from … Continue reading →

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resizing plot panels to fit data distribution

March 3, 2013
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resizing plot panels to fit data distribution

I am a big fan of lattice/latticeExtra. In fact, nearly all visualisations I have produced so far make use of this great package. The possibilities for customisation are endless and the amount of flexibility it provides is especially valuable for … Continue reading →

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visualising diurnal wind climatologies

March 3, 2013
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visualising diurnal wind climatologies

In this post I want to highlight the second core function of the metvurst repository (https://github.com/tim-salabim/metvurst): The windContours function It is intended to provide a compact overview of the wind field climatology at a location and plots wind direction and … Continue reading →

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