Zotero comes with a default list of citation styles, and you can download many more (1555 styles last time I checked) from here. Installing is simple, just click on the install button for the desired citation style. Continue reading
I am getting used to the new Unity interface of Ubuntu 11.04, in fact, I mostly like it. What made me particularly happy is that the whole upgrade from 10.10 to 11.04 turned out to be fast and painless.
But there is one new features of the Unity interface of Ubuntu 11.04 I still cannot get used to; the AppMenu (Global Menu). I can see it making sense on a small notebook screen where every pixel of screen space counts. But on a larger screen with many windows open, it gets easily confusing and you end up having to move around with your mouse much more. Continue reading
Another nice overview of R resources: http://www.backsidesmack.com/r-resources/. The authors will keep the list updated, so worth bookmarking it. And if you have good suggestions,make sure to leave him a comment.
Never realized, but it is possible to register yourself as a GRASS or QGIS user. See this post how to do this.
I got a question how to create a loop function using the “for” command to process Worldclim layers, all with similar names (e.g. bio1-19, tmin1-12, tmax1-12, prec1-12). The loop would need to repeat for each iteration:
- adding a column with the layer name (e.g. bio1)
- extracting the data for that layer
- repeat for next layer until iteration limit is reached
Looks interesting, a R package that provides bindings to Spatialite functionalities. Through this bindings one can carry out the spatial functions available in Spatialite from within R using simple SQL statements.