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Make plot panels fit the distribution of your data

January 23, 2013
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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 produ...

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(Semi-)automating the R markdown to blogger workflow

January 2, 2013
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In his recent post 100 most read R posts for 2012 (stats from R-bloggers) – big data, visualization, data manipulation, and other languages Tal Galili - the guy behind R-Bloggers - presents his wishlist for 2013. Among other things he states &ldquo...

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Visualising diurnal wind climatologies

December 28, 2012
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In this post I want to highlight the second core function of the metvurst repository: The windContours function It is intended to provide a compact overview of the wind field climatology at a location and plots wind direction and speed as a functio...

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Plotting large amounts of atmospheric data

November 4, 2012
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Plotting large amounts of hourly atmospheric data body, td { font-family: sans-serif; background-color: white; font-size: 12px; margin: 8px; } tt, code, pre { font-family: 'DejaVu Sans Mono', 'Droid Sans Mono', 'Lucida Console',...

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read raster data in parallel

August 18, 2012
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read raster data in parallel

Use library(parallel) to read raster data in parallel fashion Use library(parallel) to read raster data in parallel fashion Recently, I have been doing some analysis for a project I am involved in. In particular, I was...

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renaming data frame columns in lists

July 24, 2012
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renaming data frame columns in lists

Renaming the columns of data frames which are stored in lists of lists Renaming the columns of data frames which are stored in lists of lists OK, so the scenario is as follows: we have a...

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