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Python as a “Platform” for the Atmospheric Sciences

Editor’s note: In this post, Tommy Zhang, a Ph.D. student working on tropical climate, shares about his experiences with using Python in a WRF modeling and analysis workflow.

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A Meteorologist’s Road to Python (Part 2)

Editor’s note: In this post, Associate Professor of Meteorology Alex DeCaria of Millersville University continues sharing about his experience in learning Python (see Part 1 for the back story), focusing on specific features of Python that he loves, as well … Continue reading

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A Meteorologist’s Road to Python (Part 1)

Editor’s note: In this post, Associate Professor of Meteorology Alex DeCaria of Millersville University shares about his experiences with using and learning computer languages (Fortran, IDL, Ruby) for use in meteorology, how he came to discover Python, and why it … Continue reading

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