CSHS-hydRology: Introduction to R
This free webinar is hosted by CSHS and is intended to provide a beginner introduction to the programming language R. The R-project is a free, open source language commonly used in statistical analysis, with a large and growing usage in water resources and hydrology. This interactive, hands-on webinar is intended to provide the new R user with all of the knowledge and resources required to become comfortable with the basic of R, and will include: * a brief presentation on ‘what is R?’, and an overview of basic R concepts, * provide an interactive, introductory tutorial for both new R users and new programmers, where commands can be tested and run during the webinar, * provide an overview of the multitude of help resources available, both externally and directly within R, * demonstrate the one-step procedure to easily install new R packages, providing the user with access to thousands of existing packages and functions, and * introduce the CSHS-hydRology package, an effort supported by Canadian hydrologists across the country. This webinar is intended to support new R users in their attendance of the CSHS-hydRology sessions and workshop at the 2019 CWRA National Conference, however, all current and prospective R users are invited to tune in! More information on the workshop is available here: https://conference.cwra.org/program/workshops/ Note: Capacity for attending this webinar is restricted to the first 100 people, so please sign in early. If you are unable to attend, we will be recording the webinar and you’ll receive a copy to review at your convenience.