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:
Jörg Trentmann / Steffen Kothe, DWD
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modified 25 July 2018, Christine Träger-Chatterjee/EUMETSAT