New packages



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 packages recently went through our onboarding process and have been approved:

The following packages were recently submitted to our onboarding process and are undergoing review:

Use cases

Four recent papers and one poster/shiny app cite and/or use rOpenSci software:

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  1. Dullinger, I., Wessely, J., Bossdorf, O., Dawson, W., Essl, F., Gattringer, A., … Dullinger, S. (2016). Climate change will increase the naturalization risk from garden plants in Europe. Global Ecol. Biogeogr. 

  2. Walker, Kyle. (in press). tigris: An R Package to Access and Work with Geographic Data from the US Census Bureau. 

  3. Eriksson, Björn. 2016. Diversity of ecosystems: Variation in network structure among food webs. 

  4. Sclavi, B., & Herrick, J. (2016). Genome size variation and species diversity in salamander families.