Identify nth-Degree Neighbors Using R’s Simple Features Package, Simply

You're more likely to complain about the neighbors upstairs who are making noise after midnight than those in an apartment two buildings away. Proximity matters and that's patently obvious, but oftentimes it takes a bit of work to identify who is close and who isn't. While raster data is packaged in a consistent gridded format for … Continue reading Identify nth-Degree Neighbors Using R’s Simple Features Package, Simply

CHIRPS v. 2.0 Released Today

Today the UCSB team released a major update to the CHIRPS precip product that people may be familiar with from Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) hazard (drought/flood) warning applications.  While v. 1.8 featured global data at pentadal resolution, this update expands the daily resolution dataset from SSA to global availability.  While you're there, check out their Early … Continue reading CHIRPS v. 2.0 Released Today