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A repo of reproducible charts, by John Paul Helveston

Last updated: September 20 2021

List of charts

challengerOrings

Description: Scatterplot of rocket o-ring damage vs. launch temperature for test launches prior to Jan. 28, 1986 Challenger launch. Original figure in Tufte E.R. 1997. Visual Explanations. Graphics Press. Cheshire, Connecticut, U.S.A.

Data: Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident, Vol. 1, 1986: 129-131.

Scatterplot of rocket o-ring damage vs. launch temperature

Scatterplot of rocket o-ring damage vs. launch temperature

climateChangeBarcode

Description: “Barcode” plots showing the long term rise in global and US temperatures. Each vertical stripe represents the average temperature of a single year, ordered from the earliest available data to the present. Original figures by Ed Hawkins

Data: 1) NASA (2018) “Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS)”; 2) NOAA National Centers for Environmental information.

Global temperatures, 1880 - 2018, NASA

Global temperatures, 1880 - 2018, NASA

electionMargins

Description: Bar plots of the popular vote margin by elected U.S. Presidents from 1824 to present.

Data: Encyclopaedia Britannica, United States Presidential Election Results

Bar plots of the popular vote margin by elected U.S. Presidents

Bar plots of the popular vote margin by elected U.S. Presidents

electricityEIA

Description: Barplots of energy capacity and generation by country / region using EIA data.

Data: U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Installed Wind and Nuclear Power Capacity by Country / Region, 2000 - 2016

Installed Wind and Nuclear Power Capacity by Country / Region, 2000 - 2016

ggxaringan

This folder contains the files used to create this short screen recording demonstrating how I use the inf_mr() function from the xaringan package to interactively create and customize a plot in R using ggplot2.

Watch the video here:

ggxaringan

lcetPatenting

Description: Patenting in clean energy technologies by country and over time.

Data: 2018 U.S. NSF Science & Engineering Indicators

Annual USPTO Patents in Clean Energy Technologies, 2006 - 2016

Annual USPTO Patents in Clean Energy Technologies, 2006 - 2016

newEnergyInvestment

Description: Plots of new clean energy investment by country and type.

Data: Clean energy investment by Bloomberg New Energy Finance

New Investment in Clean Energy ($USD Billion), 2005 - 2018

New Investment in Clean Energy ($USD Billion), 2005 - 2018

scienceCommentary2019

Description: The chart in our 2019 Science Policy Forum article - investment and patenting in clean energy technologies by country and over time.

Data: Clean energy investment by Bloomberg New Energy Finance; Patenting by 2018 U.S. NSF Science & Engineering Indicators

Investment and patenting in clean energy technologies by country and over time

Investment and patenting in clean energy technologies by country and over time

scotusNominations

Description: Time from Nomination to Result of Every US Supreme Court Justice.

Data: Wikipedia The Green Papers

Time from Nomination to Result of Every US Supreme Court Justice

Time from Nomination to Result of Every US Supreme Court Justice

solarPvProduction

Description: Bar plot of global annual solar photovoltaic cell production by country.

Data: 1995 to 2013: Earth Policy Institute; 2014 to 2018: Jäger-Waldau, A. (2019). Snapshot of Photovoltaics—February 2019. Energies, 12(5), 769. Data reverse engineered from Figure 1 using WebPlotDigitizer.

Annual Solar Voltaic Cell Production (GW), 2000 - 2018

Annual Solar Voltaic Cell Production (GW), 2000 - 2018

usHighwayFund

Description: The chart in my 2017 article: “Perspective: Navigating an Uncertain Future for US Roads,” Issues in Science and Technology 34, no. 1 (Fall 2017)". The chart shows federal highway fund revenues and expenditures in real dollars from 1980 to 2015.

Data: Status of the Highway Trust Fund, Fiscal Years 1957-2015

Federal highway fund revenues and expenditures in real dollars, 1980 - 2015

Federal highway fund revenues and expenditures in real dollars, 1980 - 2015

usPevSales

Description: The chart in my 2021 article in Issues in Science and Technology titled, “Why the US Trails the World in Electric Vehicles”. The chart shows monthly sales of plug-in electric vehicles in the US from 2014 to 2020.

Data: hybridcars.com (’14-’17) and insideEVs.com (’18-’19)

U.S. Monthly Sales of Plug-in Electric Vehicles, 2014 - 2020

U.S. Monthly Sales of Plug-in Electric Vehicles, 2014 - 2020

usSolarIndustry

Description: Summary plots of the US solar industry, including total module deployment and job growth pre- and post- the 2018 Trump administration tariffs.

Data: Jobs data from Solar Foundation; modules data from US EIA

U.S. Solar Photovoltaic Module Shipments, 2006 - 2018

U.S. Solar Photovoltaic Module Shipments, 2006 - 2018

worldNuclearAssociation

Description: Barplots of nuclear energy capacity by country.

Data: Webscraped data from the World Nuclear Association

New Nuclear Energy Capacity (GW) by Country, 2008 - 2019

New Nuclear Energy Capacity (GW) by Country, 2008 - 2019


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