Monthly Archives: May 2014

EcoPress guest post on basic data analysis in Python

I have a guest post up on the CSU Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory’s EcoPress blog about transitioning from doing basic data analysis in Excel to writing simple programs to do so in Python: http://nrelscience.org/2014/05/19/repeatable-and-transparent-data-analysis-making-the-leap-from-excel-to-python-with-tutorial/  It’s very basic, laying out some … Continue reading

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PSA- there’s no such thing as % temperature change (unless you’re working in K or R!)

Public service announcement- there is NO SUCH THING as a percent change in temperature, unless you happen to be working in absolute temperature units like Kelvin or Rankine degrees.  If you’ve using degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit, those are relative scales … Continue reading

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