The fog box is our laboratory setup for comparing measurements from our leaf wetness sensors to what we might expect to actually accumulate on plants.
Precipitation data for California is scattered across a number of different services.
Models are tools we use to explore systems of interest. Agent-based models are applicable to problems where individuals, and individual variation, is important.
Developing the semivariogram is perhaps the most important step in the kriging process, and a cavalier attitude can result in funny-looking maps and some raised eyebrows.
There are a lot of reasons why you might want to programmatically define the properties of a figure. It turns out you can do this with Matlab pretty easily.