Pedicularis groenlandica

Wetlands and landscapes

Data science, water, isotopes, and ecosystems


Jason Mercer

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This is the third blog/site I’ve built in the last few years. Knowing very little about web development, but wanting to develop some kind of curated web presence, I’ve moved from Blogger to Jekyll (hosted on GitHub) and now to Hugo (which I’m hoping to host on GitLab using a custom domain) via the blogdown package in R. It’s really my comfort with R, Rstudio, and knitr/rmarkdown that has prompted this move, because I want to take advantage of all the features I’m used to in the R/RStudio…

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