Can rainfall be a useful predictor of epidemic risk across temporal and...

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Academic

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Plant disease epidemiology, risk mapping, rainfall monitoring

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What did you do?

I used the package, with the help of its maintainer @adamhsparks, to download rainfall data for specific time periods matching the pre- and early-season of period of soybean growth in Brazil. It will be further used to explore associations between rainfall and patterns of dispersal of a fungal disease of soybean over large region across years.

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Thank you for posting this here @emdelponte! Look for a tweet from rOpenSci sharing this next Wednesday.

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New blog post by @adamhsparks about the nasapower package used in @emdelponte’s use case

POWER to the People https://ropensci.org/blog/2019/05/14/nasapower/

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Since I just had another inquiry on Twitter, I’ve put together a GitHub repository until I get the vignette integrated into the package. This is how I created the data/maps for Emerson’s presentation and that I’ve referenced in my blog post.

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I just realised, this is a use case for rnatuaralearth as well!

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