Visualizing and Analyzing Environmental Data with R RSTAT-400
Nov 04, 2020 - Nov 05, 2020
This course is designed for participants who wish to gain beginning to intermediate skills in using R for manipulating, visualizing and analyzing their environmental data. R is a comprehensive statistical programming language that is cooperatively developed on the Internet as an open source project. This freely available statistical package R is a powerful tool and is projected to become the most widely used statistical software.
This class is taught using real-world environmental data sets and is hands-on using instructor-led examples. It is applicable to anyone that conducts environmental monitoring or uses environmental data for research, management, or policy-making and is recommended for anyone needing to become proficient with R basics. Being proficient in R will help participants be competitive in their chosen fields.
After completing this course attendees will be able to:
Understand the uses of R for working with environmental data
Installing R and R libraries
Import and export data from a range of sources including Excel and Access
Sorting, merging, and aggregating, subsetting, and converting data
Query and display data and generate basic data summaries
Create a variety of high quality data visualization graphics
Perform common statistical tests including t-tests, ANOVA, and linear models
Develop basic scripts to automate and document procedures and analyses
Registration: Earlybird pricing for registrations $595/$545*; $645/$595* thereafter (*Reduced tuition available to employees of Native American tribes, nonprofits, and government agencies; students; and NAEP members).
For general information contact NWETC by telephone at 425-270-3274 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
RPM 201, an intermediate-level training course, expands on the Remedial Process course. The course is offered as part of the ongoing effort to prepare RPMs for the challenges they will encounter during all aspects of a remedial action. The instructional methodology will include case studies to provide participants an opportunity to apply the skills learned during the course. The course will also include time for participants to ask specific questions about their own sites they currently are working on, as well as emerging technical and programmatic policy and guidance from EPA Headquarters. By taking the course, participants will achieve the following objectives:
Learn how to manage common issues or concepts at remedial action sites, such as vapor intrusion, sediment removal, contaminated groundwater plumes and green remediation.
Learn project management skills, including management of a project, forecasting resources and costs, planning meetings, documenting site activities and tracking schedules and costs.
Learn effective ways to communicate various types of issues at sites to residents and communities.
Learn how to incorporate optimization into new and existing remedial actions.
RPM 201 is a 2-½-day training recommended for RPMs with at least six months of experience and may have assisted other RPMs with remedial actions or now are preparing to take the lead in conducting a remedial action. While RPM 201 may be most beneficial to new RPMs with 5 years of experience or less, the course is very interactive and more experienced RPMs that attend will be encouraged to share their field background with the class. THIS COURSE IS NOT OPEN TO ACADEMIA, CONSULTANTS, CONTRACTORS OR ANY PRIVATE ENTITIES. Superfund 101 and the Remedial Process course are prerequisites for EPA attendees to participate in RPM 201.
*This course is offered free of charge to all registrants who are confirmed to attend.*
Daily Class Times:
Tuesday - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday - 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM