workshop on visualization of climate data
An ISI World Statistics Congress Satellite Meeting
University of Iceland, Reykjavik, August 15-18, 2011
R data and R code
for the dynamic scatterplot. R
data and R code for the dynamic map.
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Instructors: Dianne Cook, Iowa State University
Hadley Wickham, Rice
Heike Hofmann, Iowa State
Local organizer: Birgir Hrafnkelsson
The main part of the workshop will be working on and presenting
solutions to visualization problems that are presented at the beginning
of the day. There will be a few presentations, mainly overviews of
software, and there will also be opportunities for participants to
present posters in the evenings. On Monday and Wednesday there will be
excursions in the afternoon/evening.
It is expected that participants bring their own laptops, with the
latest version of R installed. The following R packages will be used.
Basic plotting, and data handling:
Creating and outputting animations:
- ggplot2, reshape(2), plyr
- maps, mapproj, maptools, sp, gpclib
Interactive graphics (after May, when
these packages are released):
- glm, gam, MASS (come with R already)
A number of data sets will be provided, and participants are encouraged
to bring their own data.
- cranvas, qtbase, qtpaint, plumbr
Files with course material.
Registration and practical information
Registration is now available. There is only a limited number of participants.
Practical information about flights, airport transportation etc.
Social events and excursions.