Weekly links round-up: 25/09/2015

A huge synthesis of published phylogenies has been published by Hinchliff et al. The tree and underlying data are available to browse and download, and due to the open nature of the work, newly published data can be incorporated into the tree. rOpenSci have created an R package, roti, for interfacing with the Open Tree of Life API.

RStoolbox is a new R package written by Benjamin Leutner for importing, pre-processing, manipulating and displaying remote sensing data in R. The author of the package welcomes feedback and bug reports.

Events

SICSA workshop on computational ecology, University of Edinburgh, 21 October 2015.

The BES plants-soils-ecosystems and climate change special interest groups are hosting a two day conference on Ecosystems and Climate Change Mitigation, Charles Darwin House, London, 2-3 November 2015.

Jobs

PhD on machine learning and soil functions. A joint research project between Teagasc, Johnstown Castle, Ireland and the Jozef Stefan International Postgraduate School, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Research Associate Ecological Modeller at CEH, Wallingford.

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