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Previous Work

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2017-2018 Programming support for rcaaqs and bcgroundwater packages

Client: British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
Description: Programming support to fix and further develope R packages rcaaqs, for calculating of Canadian Ambient Air Quality Standards (CAAQS), and bcgroundwater, for downloading data on groundwater levels at specific observation wells.

2017-2018 LITAP package to plot flow of water through a landscape

Client: Dr. Li, Sheng, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada
Description: Package LITAP designed to imitate the previously developed program, LandMapR, in mapping the flow of water through a watershed. Includes mapping waterflow into, and overflow from, pit depressions into neighbouring catchment areas.

2015-2017 feedr package to transform and visualize RFID data

Post-Doc Supervisors: Drs. Ken Otter (2015-2016) and David Hill (2016-2017), University of Northern British Columbia and Thompson Rivers University
Description: Package designed to deal with data collected from RFID feeders (feedr including the design of an online Shiny Web App as a graphical user interface http://animalnexus.ca.

2016-2017 White-throated sparrow song variation

Post-Doc Supervisor: Dr. Ken Otter, University of Northern British Columbia
Description: R lessons on data cleaning, management and exploration. Designed and maintained a website for the White-throated Sparrow Citizen Science Project (http://whitethroatsong.ca) including an R Shiny map of [current data] (http://whitethroatsong.ca/about-project/#map).

2017 Bull trout telemetry

Client: British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Description: Exploring migration of bull trout through tagging and detections at telemetry stations. Five years of telemetry data was filtered of background noise and organized into bouts of detection and assessing direction of movements. End product included annotated R scripts designed to return informative HTML reports, a series of clean datasets, and a series of figures for analysis. Tutorials were delivered to discuss, develop and explain R scripts.

Teaching R

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2017 SOIL 7240 Module 1: Preparing Data in R

Client: Dr. David Lobb, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
Description: Remote instructor for 4-week module concerning data management, preparation, and exploration in R (SOIL 7240, University of Manitoba graduate course).

2016-2017 One-on-one R instruction

Client: Dr. Ken Otter, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, MB Description: One-on-one tutoring teaching R basics, data management with tidyverse, figures, PCA analysis and mapping

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