Pedicularis groenlandica

Wetlands and landscapes

Data science, water, isotopes, and ecosystems


Jason Mercer

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Synopsis: Below are a number of examples comparing different ways to use base R, the tidyverse, and data.table. These examples are meant to provide something of a Rosetta Stone (an incomplete comparison of the dialects, but good enough to start the deciphering process) for comparing some common tasks in R using the different dialects. The examples start fairly simply and get progressively harder. I provide some additional information along the way, in case folks are new to R or programming more…

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I am a PhD candidate at the University of Wyoming, studying mountain wetlandscapes.