Metro State University in Denver, Colorado will be hosting a Unidata Regional Software Training Workshop March 8, 2019. Unidata software developers will be leading the one-day Python-focused workshop, which will cover the use of the MetPy and Siphon packages in the context of atmospheric science. A basic familiarity with Python is assumed — check out the Unidata Online Python Training for a refresher.
Unidata holds regional workshops in part to facilitate easy access to software training for those who may not be able to travel to training workshops held at the Unidata Program Center in Boulder, Colorado. Attendance is explicitly not limited to Metro State students and staff; we encourage those within easy travel distance to consider attending.
MetPy / Siphon Topics
- Getting Python packages w/Conda
- Jupyter notebook introduction
- Introduction to Pandas
- Introduction to XArray
- Introduction to MetPy
- Siphon for Remote Data Access
- Upper air data analysis and the Skew-T
- Working with satellite data
Schedule and Details
The workshop will be held in the Metro State Science Building (1150 12th St, Denver, CO 80204), Room 2005, from 8:30am to 4:30pm on March 8, 2019.
For a more detailed schedule with links to the Jupyter notebooks that will be used in the workshop, see 2019 Python Workshop at Metropolitan State University.
There is no cost to attend the workshop. Attendees should bring their own laptop if possible; a limited number of laboratory computers are available. (Please contact Dr. Ng if you need access to a lab computer.) Total seating is limited to 30 participants.
Contact Dr. Sam Ng.