recology
code and such

Carl Boettiger, a graduate student at UC Davis, just got two packages on CRAN.  One is treebase, which which handshakes with the Treebase API.  The other is rfishbase, which connects with...

Tom Miller (a prof here at Rice) and Brian Inouye have a paper out in Ecology (paper, appendices) that confronts two-sex models of dispersal with empirical data. They conducted the first confronta...

So, there is a new food web dataset out that was put in Ecological Archives here, and I thought I would play with it. The food web is from Otago Harbour, an intertidal mudflat ecosystem in New Zea...

So, I've blogged about this topic before, way back on 5 Jan this year.Matt Helmus, a postdoc in the Wootton lab at the University of Chicago, published a paper with Anthony Ives in Ecological Monog...

Regular expressions are a powerful in any language to manipulate, search, etc. data. For example: {% highlight r %} > fruit fruit [1] "apple" "banana" "pear" "pineapple" > grep("a",...