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Middleton Intro to R Training 2019

August 6-8, 2019 at the Upper Midwest Water Science Center in Middleton, WI.

Installation

See R Installation Instructions for information on what software should be installed prior to the course.

Tentative schedule

Day 1

  • 08:00 am - 08:30 am – Instructors available for questions
  • 08:30 am - 09:30 am – Introduction
  • 09:30 am - 10:00 am – Example workflow
  • 10:00 am - 10:15 am – Break
  • 10:15 am - 12:00 pm – Get
  • 12:00 am - 01:00 pm – Lunch
  • 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm – Clean
  • 03:00 pm - 03:15 pm – Break
  • 03:15 pm - 04:00 pm – More Clean
  • 04:00 pm - 04:30 pm – Project time!

Day 2

  • 08:00 am - 08:30 am – Instructors available for questions
  • 08:30 am - 10:15 am – Explore
  • 10:15 am - 10:30 am – Break
  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm – Analyze: Base
  • 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm – Lunch
  • 01:00 pm - 02:30 pm – Analyze: dataRetrieval
  • 02:30 pm - 02:45 pm – Break
  • 02:45 pm - 04:00 pm – Visualize with ggplot2: Visualize
  • 04:00 pm - 04:30 pm – Project time!

Day 3

Data files

Download data from the Data page.

Additional resources

Instructors

Lindsay Platt ()

Patrick Eslick ()

Lesson scripts

This zip file contains the project folder and .Rproj file with the scripts that will be used to start the class. As the class goes on, the instructor will upload a new version with the content that they have been typing at the front during class. Instructions for downloading and unzipping will take place during the class.