R for Conservation and Development Projects: A Primer for Practitioners Front Cover

R for Conservation and Development Projects: A Primer for Practitioners

  • Length: 394 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2020-12-22
  • ISBN-10: 0367205491
  • ISBN-13: 9780367205492
Description

This book is aimed at conservation and development practitioners who need to learn and use R in a part-time professional context. It gives people with a non-technical background a set of skills to graph, map, and model in R. It also provides background on data integration in project management and covers fundamental statistical concepts. The book aims to demystify R and give practitioners the confidence to use it.

Key Features:

  • Viewing data science as part of a greater knowledge and decision making system
  • Foundation sections on inference, evidence, and data integration
  • Plain English explanations of R functions
  • Relatable examples which are typical of activities undertaken by conservation and development organisations in the developing world
  • Worked examples showing how data analysis can be incorporated into project reports
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