NEON Data SkillsNEON Data Skills has contributed to the materials listed below. NEON Data Skills develops tutorials that support the use of NEON data. Check out their website at http://www.neondataskills.org
Course lessons are developed as a part of a course curriculum. They teach specific learning objectives associated with data and scientific programming. NEON Data Skills has contributed to the following lessons:
This lesson reviews the process and benefits of version control and how Git and GitHub support version control.
Learn how to fork a repository using the GitHub website.
Learn what version control is, and how Git and GitHub are used in a typical version control workflow.
A GeoTIFF is a standard file format with spatial metadata embedded as tags. Use the raster package in R to open geotiff files and spatial metadata programmatically.
Practice interpreting data on plots that show rainfall (precipitation) and stream flow (discharge) as it changes over time.
Learn how to use the time series feature in Google Earth to view before / after images of a location.
Knitr can be used to convert R Markdown files to different formats, including web friendly formats. Learn how to convert R Markdown to PDF or HTML in RStudio.
Code chunks in an R Markdown document are used to separate code from text in a Rmd file. Learn how to create reports using R Markdown.
Learn how to write using the markdown syntax in an R Markdown document.
Learn about the format of a R Markdown file including a YAML header, R code and markdown formatted text.
Learn what open science is and how R Markdown can help you document your work.