Unidata Update: February 2017

In case you missed it — here's a recap of news from the Unidata Program Center for the month of February, 2017.

Deadlines to be aware of:

EarthCube All Hands Meeting Travel Grant Deadline

EarthCube

EarthCube is offering grants to defray travel costs for early-career scientists who want to attend this year's All Hands Meeting. The deadline to apply for these grants is March 15, 2017.

EarthCube Program Solicitation: March 2017 Deadlines

EarthCube

Proposals for grants supporting two types of EarthCube activities are due by March 14, 2017.

NetCDF operators (NCO) version 4.6.4

NCO

Version 4.6.4 of the netCDF Operators (NCO) has been released. NCO is an Open Source package that consists of a dozen standalone, command-line programs that take netCDF files as input, then operate (e.g., derive new data, average, print, hyperslab, manipulate metadata) and output the results to screen or files in text, binary, or netCDF formats.

2017 DeSouza Award Nominations

Russ DeSouza

The Unidata Users Committee invites you to submit nominations for the Russell L. DeSouza Award for Outstanding Community Service. This Community Service Award honors individuals whose energy, expertise, and active involvement enable the Unidata Program to better serve the geosciences.

Wanted: Student Representative for Unidata Users Committee

Student Reps

The Unidata Users Committee is seeking nominations for a Graduate Student representative to join the group of nine university faculty members currently serving on this committee. Nominees should be Graduate Students who use Unidata software, hold a strong interest in the Unidata program, and have an interest in learning how a community-based program like Unidata is governed.

AMS 2017 Conference Highlights from the Unidata Staff

AMS

Highlights of this year's annual American Meteorological Society meeting, according to the Unidata Program Center staff.

Unidata Program Center Welcomes John Leeman

John Leeman

John Leeman joined the Unidata Program Center software development team on January 30th, 2017.

Technical Officer: EarthCube Science Support Office

Jobs

The EarthCube Science Support Office (ESSO) is searching for a Technical Officer to develop and manage a high-level cyberinfrastructure strategy aligned with EarthCube goals, vision, and user needs.

Python-Focused Software Training Workshop at Millersville University

Millersville University

Millersville University in Pennsylvania will be hosting a Unidata Regional Software Training Workshop April 6-8, 2017. Unidata software developers will be leading the Python-focused workshop.

On the Developer's Blog

Unidata Program Center developers write regularly on technical topics on the Unidata Developer's Blog. Most recently, developer Michael James writes about rendering AWIPS data with Matplotlib, Cartopy, and MetPy, and developer describes unit testing in the netCDF-c library using cmake.

Governing Committee News

Unidata's Users Committee met 26-27 September 2016, in Boulder, Colorado. The meeting summary will be available shortly. The meeting summary is available here. The next meeting is scheduled for 19-20 April 2017 in Boulder, CO.

Unidata's Strategic Advisory Committee is meeting 6-7 October 2016 in Boulder, Colorado. The meeting summary will be available shortly. The meeting summary is available here. The next meeting will be held 13-14 April 2017 at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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