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R for photobiology

photobiology 0.9.16
2017-06-25
The main changes from version 0.9.15 the previous CRAN release, are: Revise the code for all solar-position-related calculations to improve computation speed when arguments are vectors. The returned values and their high precision remains the same as in recent versions, but when called with long vectors of times or dates, performance … […]
Pedro J. Aphalo
Book and package: Learn R …as you learnt your mother tongue
2017-05-14
Book draft of 2017-05-14 and ‘learnrbook’ package 0.0.2. My book titled Learn R …as you learnt your mother tongue is gradually approaching completion, but the text is not yet polished. Today’s milestone is that the first version of the companion R package has been accepted for distribution through CRAN. In … […]
Pedro J. Aphalo
ggpmisc 0.2.15 (CRAN release)
2017-05-14
Changes from the previous CRAN release 0.2.14 are: Add stat_fit_tidy() which makes it possible to add labels or equations with estimated parameter values embedded. To build complex equations familiarity with R’s expressions as described under plotmath will be of help. This statistic supports all the types of models supported by package ‘broom’, which is … […]
Pedro J. Aphalo

SenPEP

Slides from a class I taught recently
2017-05-18
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Pedro J Aphalo
Using R to acquire spectral data
2017-05-18
My talk at the Nordic Ozone Group meeting. Although this is a video, I used it as one would use slides, with me speaking live. A true video with sound or subtitles will be produced in the future. The presentation … Continue reading → […]
Pedro J Aphalo

CanSEE

Effects of UV-A and blue light on photodegradation of leaf litter
2017-06-12
Congratulations to Santa Neimane for successfully defending her Bachaelor’s thesis in Plant Physiology at the University of Latvia of Riga:  EFFECT OF LIGHT SPECTRAL QUALITY ON BETULA PENDULA AND FAGUS SYLVATICA LEAF LITTER DECOMPOSITION DURING SENESCENCE. This research was carried … Continue reading → […]
Matt
New PhD student Twinkle Solanki
2017-06-03
We are very happy to announce that Twinkle Solanki has received her PhD Study Rights from the DPPS to start her doctorate studying: Upscaling the Optical Properties of leaves to model their contribution to canopy light use efficiency and carbon assimilation … Continue reading → […]
Matt

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