MetPy Mondays #15 - Upper air data with Siphon

On this week's MetPy Monday, we're talking about the Siphon package. Why? As several users have noticed, the getupperair_data function is deprecated as of MetPy 0.6 and will be removed in MetPy 0.8. That functionality has been moved to our remote data access library (siphon) with an improved API. Learn how to use siphon in this week's video!

MetPy Mondays #14 - Adding a logo and timestamp

This week, we'll talk about some handy functions in MetPy that let you decorate your plots with the MetPy or Unidata logos. We'll also add time of creation timestamps to help you keep track of what's what in that pile of PNG files in your manuscript folder!

MetPy Mondays #13 - Temperature Units

One of the most common support questions we get regarding MetPy is why temperature calculations fail. As it turns out, temperature units are a bit strange as they have an offset relative to an absolute value and a scaling factor. Learn how to properly handle temperature in your calculations with this week's MetPy Monday!

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Contributor License Agreement for Unidata Projects

Unidata hosts a variety of Open Source software projects on GitHub. We use the Open Source model because we believe strongly that broad participation in all aspects of Unidata's work is essential to achieving the Unidata community's goals. Developing software that focuses on community needs is one of our main objectives, and participation by community members in all aspects of the development process — from coding to testing, documenting, and commenting — is incredibly valuable.

As community participation in Unidata's Open Source efforts grows, we are facing increasingly complex situations surrounding contributions made to Unidata-hosted projects. As a result, we have decided to begin requiring that community members who wish to contribute code to Unidata projects on GitHub agree to the Unidata Contributor License Agreement (CLA).

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MetPy Mondays #12 - Citing MetPy

When writing research papers, we all cite other papers that we read, datasets that we use, but do you cite the software you use? Just like papers, software can be cited if it was used in your research. Citing MetPy has never been easier! We have a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), prebuilt BibTeX entry, and AMS citation. Using the Crosscite tool you can also generate a citation in just about any format imaginable! You can also tell the software engineers how you use MetPy with our Say Thanks page.

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