Capstone project for Data Carpentry course.

1: Load the data

library(dplyr)
library(ggplot2)
surveys <- read.csv("http://kbroman.org/datacarp/portal_data_joined.csv")

There are 13 columns and 34786 rows.

2: Boxplots of weight by sex

Boxplots of weight by sex, omitting individuals with missing sex.

surveys %>% select(weight, sex) %>%
    filter(sex != "", !is.na(sex)) %>%
    ggplot() + geom_boxplot(aes(x=sex, y=weight))
## Warning: Removed 856 rows containing non-finite values (stat_boxplot).

3. Histogram of hindfoot lengths

surveys %>% filter(!is.na(hindfoot_length)) %>%
    ggplot() + geom_histogram(aes(x=hindfoot_length), bins=150)

4. scatterplots of hindfoot length vs weight for 3 species

surveys %>% filter(species_id %in% c("DM", "DO", "DS")) %>%
    filter(!is.na(weight), !is.na(hindfoot_length)) %>%
    ggplot(aes(x=hindfoot_length, y=weight)) +
    geom_point(aes(color=species_id)) + facet_grid(species_id ~ .)

5. Plot of counts of “DM” in “Rodent Exclosure” plots over time

counts <- surveys %>% filter(species_id == "DM") %>%
    filter(plot_type=="Rodent Exclosure") %>%
    group_by(year) %>%
    tally()
counts %>% ggplot(aes(x=year, y=n)) + geom_line()