GROW Observatory: making an impact

Since joining this project last August, we’ve deployed a whole lot of soil sensors across our landscape and spent more than a few hours collecting and uploading data, without having any real sense of the big picture, i.e.: What is the full scope and distribution of this Citizens Observatory? and what insight can we derive from the data gathered thus far? Well… Results are only just starting to come back from The Observatory, but the picture is pretty encouraging already, at least a far as the first question is concerned.

Data visualisation 1

R, Shiny
Until i can figure out how this business of Shiny app publishing, i guess i’m stuck with the old-school method of saving graphics out of RStudio and pasting them into documents, like this post. My workflow on this operation is: copy the image of plot as visualised in RStudio; paste it into my desktop image editor, to make any needed adjustments; upload it from there to, which is the best online image host i have found; then paste code Imgur provides for my choice of image rendering size into the .