How to recreate climate temperature spirals in R with ggplot2 (CC218)
Pat uses tools from the ggplot2 R packge to recreate climate spirals of the annual temperature anomalies by month using NASA’s GISS data. This figure shows the deviation in annual global mean temperatures from the normalized temperatures of 1951 to 1980 as a line plot. The lines are colored according to the year. He uses
scale_color_viridis_c, and a smattering of arguments from the
theme function to create this provocative visual. All of this is done in R with the help of RStudio.
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