Fancy Time Series Plots

Last Updated: Sept 12, 2012

Challenge: Re-design the standard R time series plots by removing unneccessary bits and adding visual aids for interpretation

Solution: Remove the vertical axis and replace with labeled gridlines; mark and label min and max points; include running average trendline, fix the label notation using options(scipen=3).

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Developed for: Research paper on Fraser River sockeye salmon (e.g. Fig 22)