Schedule

USING PYTHON IN CLIMATE AND METEOROLOGY SHORT COURSE
Short Course Organizer
Charles Doutriaux

(Note: This schedule differs from the version published by AMS because of last minute changes. Resources from the course are found on the main course page.)


SAT 22 JAN

8:30 a.m.        ARRIVAL AND INTRODUCTIONS. Johnny Lin, North Park University, IL

8:45 a.m.        INTRODUCTION TO PYTHON, Part 1: Languages Basics. Johnny Lin

10:00 a.m.        COFFEE BREAK

10:30 a.m.        INTRODUCTION TO PYTHON, Part 2: Arrays and I/O. Johnny Lin

12:00 p.m.        LUNCH BREAK (on your own)

1:30 p.m.        CLIMATE DATA ANALYSIS TOOLS, Part 1: Concepts, Masked Variables and I/O. Dean Williams, LLNL, CA

2:15 p.m.        CDAT, Part 2: cdutil and genutil modules. Dean Williams

3:00 p.m.        COFFEE BREAK

3:30 p.m.        CDAT, Part 3: Graphics. Dean Williams

4:15 p.m.        CDAT, Part 4: Binding with Other Languages. Johnny Lin

4:45 p.m.        PANEL DISCUSSION/BRAINSTORM SESSION WITH AUDIENCE.

5:00 p.m.        END OF DAY 1


SUN 23 JAN

8:30 a.m.        ARRIVAL. Johnny Lin

8:45 a.m.        EARTH SYSTEM GRID: Accessing and Analyzing AR5 Data and Future Directions for CDAT. Dean Williams

10:00 a.m.        COFFEE BREAK

10:30 a.m.        GRIDDING: Gridspec, Unstructured Grids, and Adding Mosaic Grid Support to LibCF. Alex Pletzer, Tech-X, CO

11:15 p.m.        LUNCH BREAK (on your own)

12:45 p.m.        LANGUAGE EXERCISE/EXAMPLE: More on Using Arrays and OS Operations. Johnny Lin

1:30 p.m.        CASE STUDY, Part 1: Hybrid-language climate models: A Python-Fortran hybrid version of the Neelin-Zeng QTCM1. Johnny Lin

2:15 p.m.        CASE STUDY, Part 2: Analysis of in situ meteorological measurements using Python. Johnny Lin

3:00 p.m.        COFFEE BREAK

3:30 p.m.        DEBUGGING. Dean Williams

4:15 p.m.        PANEL DISCUSSION/BRAINSTORM SESSION WITH AUDIENCE AND COURSE EVALUATIONS.

5:00 p.m.        END OF SHORT COURSE