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A 3D tour over Lake Geneva with rayshader

A 3D tour over Lake Geneva with rayshader

If you follow the #rstats news on Twitter, you have most likely seen the impressive 3D maps produced with Tyler Morgan-Wall’s rayshader package. I’ve been wanting to try it for a long time and I finally found the time to do it last week. As a limnologist living on the shores of Lake Geneva, I didn’t hesitate for long about the location of my first map, which, in the excitement of the moment, I immediately published on twitter. Finally I…

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Rummaging through dusty books: Maucha diagrams in R

Rummaging through dusty books: Maucha diagrams in R

Do you know the Maucha diagram? If you are not an Hungarian limnologist, probably not! This diagram was proposed by Rezso Maucha in 1932 as a way to vizualise the relative ionic composition of water samples. However, as far I know this diagram had few success in the community. I never heard about it until my coworker Kalman (who is also Hungarian) asked me if I knew how to plot it in R. First, I have to admit I was…

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