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QuantitativeEcology is a Research Lab in the School of Forestry at Northern Arizona University. It focuses on the application of advanced mathematical, computational and statistical tools to any number of problems [read more...]

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A little R love for my non-R friends…

Source: http://xkcd.com/1064/ There’s even a package to make your figures in XKCD fashion! How awesome is that!??!??! http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12675147/how-can-we-make-xkcd-style-graphs-in-r

The other day, a colleague/friend sent me a message asking how to go about learning R and specifically asked about online resources to help her lessen the learning curve. Since I knew she is a SAS [read more...]

Prezi on introducing spatial statistics

Last semester, I provided a couple of guest lectures in Margaret Moore’s Landscape Ecology class on spatial statistics. Spatial statistics, tools that hold a special place in my heart, are commonly used for understanding data distributed in a space where positions and distance have meaning; and are highly useful tools in forestry [read more...]