Installing R and R-Studio

As the CM SAF R Toolbox is based on R, it is necessary to install R on your laptop. Experience with R is not required for the workshop, but would be beneficial.

Here are some useful webpages regarding R:

For the installation of R, please follow the instruction on the R-homepage.

A good Interface for R is the RStudio. RStudio is recommended for beginners because it combines a graphical user interface, script editing and useful information on R.

Here is a link to a blog post from Oscar Perpiñán Lamigueiro about the use of R to estimate solar energy potential using CM SAF data:

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