Getting started with GIS using R


Thanks to all the demonstrating I’ve been doing in undergraduate and postgraduate/staff statistics units taught in R, I have become a bit of an ambassador for “doing everything in R” around the School of Plant Biology at The University of Western Australia. As such, I have had a number of requests to …

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Ecological Haikus


For those of you who follow me on twitter (@binarybotany), you undoubtedly noticed that I recently attended the Ecological Society of Australia’s conference in Alice Springs, Australia (#ESA14). During this conference, I started up a twitter hashtag called #ESAhaiku. The idea was to turn your research into a haiku; that is, …

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My Favourite Eucalypts


Michael McCarthy (@mickresearch) and the Quantitative and Applied Ecology Group at The University of Melbourne recently asked: “What is your favourite Eucalypt, and why?” Having spent the past two years of my PhD studying Eucalypts in the south-west of Western Australia, I have had plenty of time to ponder this …

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