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Exploring, cleaning & filtering data prior to analysis

This course provides further introduction and discussion about data exploration. This course is not directly related to the CPUE standardisation course and can be done with or without completing the previous course. The data exploration course has been prepared and contributed by Dr Harry Gorfine, fisheries biologist at Nature Research Centre, Lithuania and Victorian Fisheries Authority, Australia. The course provides a general overview of data exploration challenges and good practices and is intended to be followed independently.


Here you can download course slides.

Recorded lectures

Lecture 1: Introduction to data wrangling training module


Lecture 2: Types of data & their characteristics


Lecture 3: Exploratory data analysis


Lecture 4: Correlation and dynamics issues


Lecture 5: Examples of issues with treatment of data series



These courses are organised as a part of the “Sustainable inland fisheries” project, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (project No 01.2.2-LMT-K-718-02-0006) under grant agreement with the Research Council of Lithuania (LMTLT).