Materials for the course "R for Geoscientists"

Block-Course R4Geo: Introduction to data analysis of geoscientific data with R
Duration 32 UE (1UE = 45min)

from 25.03.2019 to 29.03.2019

  • Monday from 13:45 to 17:00
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 to 17:00
  • Friday from 9:00 to 12:15
Where Room TBA, Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology (Helmholtz Zentrum Dresden Rossendorf), Chemintzer Strasse 40, Freiberg D-09599
  • basics of programming with R
  • exploratory data analysis (EDA), compositional data analysis
  • multivariate analysis: principal component analysis, regression
  • working with groups: supervised and unsupervised classification
  • PhD students and staff TUBAF or HIF: free
  • external PhD/Master students: 120 €
  • other: 400 €

This includes course documentation and coffee breaks

Language English
Contact Raimon Tolosana-Delgado (
  • own laptop with R and Rstudio installed (Mo 10:45-12:15: voluntary preparation session offered to help installing everything)
  • basic knowledge on statistics
R for geoscientists teaser image ©Copyright: Dr. Tolosana Delgado, Raimon

R for geoscientists teaser image

Foto: Raimon Tolosana Delgado