USGS - science for a changing world

2017 CDI Conference

May 19, 2017 in Denver, CO

Installation

See Before the Workshop for information on what software should be installed prior to the course.

Data files

Please download course_NWISdata.csv and course_NWISdata_cleaned.csv datasets from the Data page prior to the start of the course.

Tentative schedule

  • 08:00 am – Instructors available for questions/setup assistance
  • 08:30 am – Introduction (navigate RStudio + fxns/pkgs + finding help)
  • 09:30 am – Get (data types + data structures + read in CSVs)
  • 10:15 am – Break
  • 10:30 am – Clean (subset data, get rid of bad values)
  • 11:30 am – Lunch
  • 12:30 pm – Explore (basic statistics)
  • 01:15 pm – Plot data
  • 02:15 pm – Break
  • 02:30 pm – Using the dataRetrieval package
  • 03:30 pm – Repeat (reproducibility + if-else/loops + R Markdown)
  • 04:15 pm – Questions/Final thoughts

Script files

This zip file contains the project folder and .Rproj file with the scripts that the instructors created in the class. Download and unzip to access. Note that these were scripts created for instructional purposes only.

Additional resources

Instructors

Lindsay Carr (lcarr@usgs.gov)

Will Farmer (wfarmer@usgs.gov)

Joe Mills (tmills@usgs.gov)