Recreating animated climate temperature spirals in R with ggplot2 and gganimate (CC219)
Pat recreates animated climate spirals of the annual temperature anomalies by month using NASA’s GISS data using tools from the ggplot2 and gganimate R packges. 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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