Unidata Update: July 2021

In case you missed it — here's a recap of news from the Unidata Program Center for the month of July, 2021.

UCAR continues to follow physical distancing guidelines, and Unidata Program Center staff are continuing to work from home at this time. We're all still available by e-mail and other electronic means to help with your data and software needs. Please don't hesitate to write to us if there is something we can do to help keep your science up and running.

Highlights from last month:

2021 MetPy Users Survey

MetPy

The MetPy development team asked the user community to take a short survey, which closed on July 31st.

MCFETCH Provides Free Satellite Archive Data Access for the Unidata Academic Community

SSEC

The University of Wisconsin SSEC Satellite Data Services(SDS) group, makes limited amounts of archive satellite data available to Unidata's academic community members at no cost via the “Multi-format Client-agnostic File Extraction Through Contextual HTTP” (MCFETCH) system.

IDV 6.0

IDV

The Integrated Data Viewer (IDV) version 6.0 is available. This is a major release and is recommended for all users.

AWIPS 18.2.1 Software Release

AWIPS

AWIPS 18.2.1-1 is a major update to both EDEX and CAVE (on Windows, MacOS, and Centos7/RHEL7).

NetCDF operators (NCO) version 5.0.1

NetCDF Operators

Version 5.0.1 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.

What's New in IDV 6.0

IDV

The Integrated Data Viewer (IDV) version 6.0 is now available. This release features a new grid coverage data type that eases the process of creating spatial subsets that cross grid boundaries, enhancements to the IDV's volume rendering engine, and improvements to the quality of images captured from the display. Under-the-hood improvements include a switch to the OpenJDK Java libraries and updated software certificates. In addition, this release includes updates to existing features and incorporates the latest netCDF-Java library.

CAVE Update for Mac: 18.2.1-2

AWIPS

Small updates for the Mac version of CAVE.

UPDATED: Abstract Deadlines for AMS, AGU Meetings

AMS and AGU

The abstract submission deadline for the 2022 AMS meeting has been extended.

AWIPS Tips: Plot new GOES products from Unidata’s public EDEX

AWIPS Tips

With last month’s release of AWIPS, we have updated Unidata’s public EDEX to include new GOES products like Geocolor, CloudSnow, and DebraDust. Check out this video below to see how you can create your own GOES geocolor plots using Jupyter Notebooks and python-awips without downloading any data.

On the Developer's Blog

Unidata Program Center developers write regularly on technical topics on the Unidata Developer's Blog. The ongoing MetPy Mondays series looks at finding intersections in data, two new operators, and position-only arguments.

Governing Committee News

Unidata's Users Committee spring 2021 session consisted of two virtual meetings February and one in May. Dates for upcoming fall 2021 virtual meetings are still being decided.

Unidata's Strategic Advisory Committee spring 2021 session consisted of two virtual meetings in February and one in late April. Dates for upcoming fall 2021 virtual meetings are still being decided.

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