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Blog posts

A collection of links to blog posts I’ve written for Washington State University’s R Working Group.

publications

Plant-Pollinator Interactions in a Northwest Arum Related to Plant Traits but not Riparian Forest Management

Published in Northwest Science, 2015

This paper describes arum pollination in managed Northwest riparian forests.

Recommended citation: Matthew Brousil, Chris Humann, and Dylan Fischer "Plant-Pollinator Interactions in a Northwest Arum Related to Plant Traits but not Riparian Forest Management," Northwest Science 89(3), 297-307, (1 August 2015). https://doi.org/10.3955/046.089.0310 https://doi.org/10.3955/046.089.0310

Compounding Fire Disturbance History Encourages Coast Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) Regeneration and Community Dominance

Published in California Polytechnic State University, 2016

Master’s thesis describing the effects of compounding fire disturbance history on coast redwood regeneration and community dominance in Big Sur, CA.

Recommended citation: Brousil, Matthew R., 2016. Compounding fire disturbance history encourages coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) regeneration and community dominance. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Thesis. https://doi.org/10.15368/theses.2016.159

Global lake area, climate, and population dataset

Published in Environmental Data Initiative, 2020

This is a dataset containing lake surface area for 1.42 + million lakes and reservoirs from 1995 to 2015 with basin-level temperature, precipitation, and population data.

Recommended citation: Labou, S.G., Meyer, M.F., Brousil, M.R., Cramer, A.N., Luff, B.T. 2020. Global lake area, climate, and population dataset ver 4. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/834e2d4e8ee7eb2fa9a5a5b32d759683 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0517-4

The global lake area, climate, and population dataset

Published in Scientific Data, 2020

This paper describes a dataset containing lake surface area for 1.42 + million lakes and reservoirs from 1995 to 2015 with basin-level temperature, precipitation, and population data.

Recommended citation: Meyer, M.F., Labou, S.G., Cramer, A.N., Brousil, M.R., Luff, B.T. The global lake area, climate, and population dataset. Sci Data 7, 174 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0517-4 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-0517-4

Integrating perspectives to understand lake ice dynamics in a changing world

Published in Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 2020

This study describes drivers of freshwater lake ice, methods for the study of lake ice, and avenues for multidisciplinary research to fill existing gaps in this body of research.

Recommended citation: Sharma, S., Meyer, M. F., Culpepper, J., Yang, X., Hampton, S., Berger, S. A., et al. (2020). Integrating perspectives to understand lake ice dynamics in a changing world. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 125, e2020JG005799. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JG005799 https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JG005799

talks

R Shiny Introduction

Published:

Instructional talk on the Shiny R package given at the WSU R Working Group, Pullman, WA in 2018. Link to blog post here.

R Markdown Introduction

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Instructional talk on R Markdown given at the WSU R Working Group, Pullman, WA in 2019. Link to blog post here.

Advanced Methods with ggplot2

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Instructional talk on advanced applications of ggplot2 given at the WSU R Working Group, Pullman, WA in 2019. Link to blog post here.

An Introduction to Working with Lists Using purrr

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Instructional talk on the basics of map() and related functions from the purrrpackage in R and how to effectively do analysis using data in lists. Given at the WSU R Working Group, Pullman, WA in 2020. Link to blog post here.

R Shiny Introduction

Published:

Instructional talk on the Shiny R package given at the WSU R Working Group, Pullman, WA in 2020. Link to blog post here.

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