Category Archives: Tutorials

A Description of the Weather and Climate Stack

Damien Irving has a great post describing the weather and climate stack in Python!

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Resources from the 2016 AMS Python Symposium

The screencasts/handouts of the talks from the Sixth AMS Python Symposium are up! See here. Additionally, here are the resources for the Brief Python Tutorials Workshops held during the Symposium (not all instructors had resources to share): (1) Hannah Aizenman … Continue reading

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Call for Papers for SciPy 2015

From Chris Barker: SciPy2015 will be held in Austin, Texas • July 6-12, 2015 this year. http://scipy2015.scipy.org/ehome/index.php?eventid=115969& The call for papers and tutorials is out — please consider submitting something! Note that I will be chairing a met-ocean mini-symposium this … Continue reading

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UCAR Software Engineering Assembly Conference in April 2014

From Davide Del Vento, posted today to the mailing list: Folks, I know most of you are focused on the upcoming AMS meeting (where unfortunately I can’t go), but I want to make sure you are aware of the next … Continue reading

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Developing a Site of Examples of Python in the Geosciences

Nikolay Koldunov is developing a site, earthpy.org, of examples of the use of Python in the geosciences, and is looking for contributors. Here’s more details from him: We are trying to create a place that would collect small tutorials and … Continue reading

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Python for Geosciences

Nikolay Koldunov has a neat introduction to the use of Python in the geosciences as a set of nbviewer files (h/t from the author). In particular I appreciated the examples of how to use pandas, Iris, Cartopy, etc. for AOS … Continue reading

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python4oceanographers

Felipe Fernandes let me know about a blog he’s put together, python4oceanographers, with tips and examples for using Python in oceanography. Here’s a funny post where CTDs meet the comic XKCD 🙂

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Awesome IPython Notebook Examples

Scott Collis posted the following link of awesome scientific IPython notebook examples to the PyAOS mailing list today: https://github.com/ipython/ipython/wiki/A-gallery-of-interesting-IPython-Notebooks I thought the NFL rankings calculator to be particularly fun :). Check the examples page out!

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PyAOS Mailing List for Teaching Python

The PyAOS-teach mailing list (subscribe/unsubscribe page) is open for user discussion about topics related to teaching Python to AOS users.

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Some Python books for earth scientists

Just wanted to mention two books on Python that are tailored for earth scientists. The first is my new book A Hands-On Introduction to Using Python in the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. You can find out more at the book’s … Continue reading

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