Year 2019, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 1 - 9 2019-06-30

An Empirical Study of R Applications for Data Analysis in Marine Geology

Polina LEMENKOVA [1]

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The study focuses on the application of R programming language towards marine geological research with a case study of Mariana Trench. Due to its logical and straightforward syntax, multi–functional standard libraries, R is especially attractive to the geologists for the scientific computing. Using R libraries, the unevenness of various factors affecting Mariana Trench geomorphic structure has been studied. These include sediment thickness, slope steepness, angle aspect, depth at the basement and magmatism of the nearby areas. Methods includes using following R libraries: {ggplot2} for regression analysis, Kernel density curves, compositional charts; {ggalt} for Dumbbell charts for data comparison by tectonic plates, ranking dot plots for correlation analysis; {vcd} for mosaic plots, silhouette plots for compositional similarities among the bathymetric profiles, association plots; {car} for ANOVA. Bathymetric GIS data processing was done in QGIS and LaTeX. The innovativeness of the work consists in the multi–disciplinary approach combining GIS analysis and statistical methods of R which contributes towards studies of ocean trenches, aimed at geospatial analysis of big data.

R programming, statistical analysis, Mariana Trench, bathymetry
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering, Multidisciplinary
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-5759-1089
Author: Polina LEMENKOVA (Primary Author)
Country: China


Supporting Institution China Scholarship Council (CSC), State Oceanic Administration (SOA), Marine Scholarship of China
Project Number 2016SOA002
Thanks The study has been funded by the China Scholarship Council (CSC), State Oceanic Administration (SOA), Marine Scholarship of China [Grant # 2016SOA002, 2016].
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APA LEMENKOVA, P . (2019). An Empirical Study of R Applications for Data Analysis in Marine Geology. Marine Science and Technology Bulletin, 8 (1), 1-9. DOI: 10.33714/masteb.486678
MLA LEMENKOVA, P . "An Empirical Study of R Applications for Data Analysis in Marine Geology". Marine Science and Technology Bulletin 8 (2019): 1-9 <http://dergipark.org.tr/masteb/issue/41105/486678>
Chicago LEMENKOVA, P . "An Empirical Study of R Applications for Data Analysis in Marine Geology". Marine Science and Technology Bulletin 8 (2019): 1-9
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ISNAD LEMENKOVA, Polina . "An Empirical Study of R Applications for Data Analysis in Marine Geology". Marine Science and Technology Bulletin 8 / 1 (June 2019): 1-9. https://doi.org/10.33714/masteb.486678