We accept community contributed packages via our onboarding system - a software review system, sorta like scholarly paper review, but way better. We’ll highlight new pacakages here that have come through this system. A huge thanks to our reviewers, who do a lot of work reviewing (see the blog post on our review system), and the authors of the packages!

The following are rOpenSci packages that have recently gone through our onboarding process:

Use cases

Four recent papers cite and/or use rOpenSci software (or reference rOpenSci):

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  1. Wagner, F. H., Hérault, B., Bonal, D., et al. (2016). Climate seasonality limits leaf carbon assimilation and wood productivity in tropical forests. Biogeosciences, 13(8), 2537–2562. 

  2. Hartgerink, C. H. J., van Aert, R. C. M., Nuijten, M. B., Wicherts, J. M., & van Assen, M. A. L. M. (2016). Distributions ofp-values smaller than .05 in psychology: what is going on? PeerJ, 4, e1935. 

  3. Pie, M. R. (2016). The macroevolution of climatic niches and its role in ant diversification. Ecological Entomology, 41(3), 301–307. 

  4. Read, J. S., Walker, J. I., Appling, A. P., Blodgett, D. L., Read, E. K., & Winslow, L. A. (2015). geoknife: reproducible web-processing of large gridded datasets. Ecography, 39(4), 354–360.