Category Archives: Beginner

Check Out the SciPy 2013 Talks

As most folks know, SciPy is the premiere conference on doing all things scientific with Python. This is really the place to be if you want to learn about the absolute cutting-edge in using Python for scientific computing. The SciPy … 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 ๐Ÿ™‚

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“So Easy, a Caveman Can Do It”!

Editor’s Note: This post, by Kimberly Hoogewind of Purdue University, is the first in a series of short posts about the talks given at the Third Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python, held at the 93rd AMS … Continue reading

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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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A Python Mathesaurus

Check this out: http://mathesaurus.sourceforge.net/. Conversion tables from a variety of languages into Python! Hat tip: @shmget.

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Intensive Summer School for Computing in Environmental Sciences

The University of Virginia and NASA are sponsoring an Intensive Summer School for Computing in Environmental Sciences. The first part of the course will be taught using Python ๐Ÿ™‚ Information is found here: http://www.uvacse.virginia.edu/isscens/.

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AMS Python Symposium Program and Short Courses

The program for the AMS Python Symposium is now available online. I’m really excited by the line-up of invited and contributed talks! The symposium this year also includes a Town Hall meeting entitled “Why Python is the Next Wave in … Continue reading

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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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Python Town Hall Meeting at AMS 2013

For the 2013 AMS meeting, we will be holding a Town Hall meeting on Monday, January 7th, from 12:15-1:15 pm, entitled “Why Python is the Next Wave in Earth Sciences Computing”. This Town Hall is geared towards non-programmers and decision-makers … Continue reading

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