5th IRSAE Summer School

R-course

Modelling of the distribution of Sycamore maple in France. Top-left map shows occurrence records of Sycamore maple (@IGN). Top-right map shows minimum temperature of the coldest month at 1-km resolution (@WorldClim). Bottom map shows probability of occurrence of Sycamore maple predicted by a model based on a set of 4 climatic predictors.

Hands-on training course in “Managing, Visualizing and Analyzing Climatic and Ecological Data in R: The Statistical Programming Environment”

Keywords:

Biostatistics, Climatic Data, Data Mining, Data Handling, Ecological Data, Ecological Niche Modelling, Spatial Data, Species Distribution Modelling

Tuesday 5th August 2014

9H00-10H00 – General lecture on observed changes in the geographical distribution of living organisms during contemporary climate change (from 2Oth century onwards) based on a recently published article available @Ecography

10H00-12H00 – Introductory lecture on data management and visualization in R: the spatial case of climatic and ecological data. The following R-packages will be used: “fBasics”, “maptools”, “rgdal”, “raster”, “rgbif”. Here you can download the R-script used for this course.

Wednesday 6th August 2014

10H00-12H00 – Introductory lecture on data analysis in R: linking species distribution data to climatic data. The following R-packages will be used in addition to the formerly listed ones: “AICcmodavg”, “dismo”, “spdep”, “splines”. Here you can download the R-script used for this course.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s