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2018 AMS Python-Related Short Courses

There are three short courses being offered at the 2018 AMS meeting in Austin that involve Python: AMS Short Course: A Beginner’s Course to Using Python in Climate and Meteorology AMS Short Course: Reproducible Atmospheric Science Workflows Using Open Source … Continue reading

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What’s needed for the Future of AOS Python? Get Involved!

By Ryan May (Unidata) [email protected] The Python programming language is a tool near and dear to the hearts of the regular readers of this blog. What truly separates Python from other open-source languages is something distinctly non-technical: the community. This … Continue reading

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What’s Needed for the Future of AOS Python? More Software Carpentry!

By Damien Irving (Postdoctoral Fellow, CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere) @DrClimate When thinking about education and training in scientific computing, you’d be hard pressed to find a bigger success story than Software Carpentry. Over the past five years or so, this … Continue reading

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The Future of AOS Python: Preparing AOS Students for Tomorrow’s Computational Challenges

By Daniel Rothenberg (Postdoctoral Associate, Center for Global Change Science, MIT) @danrothenberg Over the last six years, I served the American Meteorological Society as a member and co-chair of its Student Conference Planning Committee. Each year, just a few weeks … Continue reading

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SciPy 2017

Scott Collis, on the mailing list, reminds us about SciPy 2017: “If you are on the fence about going.. Get off the fence.. It’s a great conference. Well worthwhile..” Hope folks can make it!

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PyData 2017

PyData 2017 will be held in the Seattle-area on July 5-7, 2017. They’re accepting proposals now (deadline is May 1). See here for information on the conference!

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2017 AMS Python Symposium Program

See here: https://ams.confex.com/ams/97Annual/webprogrampreliminary/7PYTHON.html

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AMS Hackathon in Seattle!

Here’s the announcement from the organizers of the hackathon at the 2017 Seattle AMS meeting: The Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies (EIPT) is organizing a “hackathon” to start during the 2017 Seattle American Meteorological Society (AMS) meeting. This idea … Continue reading

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2017 AMS Python Symposium Topics

See https://annual.ametsoc.org/2017/index.cfm/programs/conferences-and-symposia/seventh-symposium-on-advances-in-modeling-and-analysis-using-python/ for the list of topics and the call for abstracts. Hope you can submit an abstract! The deadline is August 1, 2016.

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2016 AMS Python Symposium and Short Courses

Here’s the program for the AMS Sixth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python: https://ams.confex.com/ams/96Annual/webprogram/6PYTHON.html And AMS is offering two Python-related short courses, a beginner’scourse on Python and a PyNIO and related Python tools course. See here for … Continue reading

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