In case you missed it — here's a recap of news from the Unidata Program Center for the month of September, 2022.
Highlights from last month:
This post looks at another example of python-awips in use. If you aren’t familiar with python-awips, please check out some of our previous blog posts explaining some of the existing functionality. This blog entry will be focused on our notebook for plotting model sounding data.
We’re announcing a new eLearning course, Learn Python-AWIPS. This is an asynchronous web course that can be accessed on demand at Unidata eLearning. All of our educational resources are also available on our website.
Megan Lerman joined Unidata on August 29, 2022 as a software engineer. She graduated from San Diego State University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics, along with a minor in Computer Science. After graduating, Megan worked as a software engineer for the US Navy for four years before coming to UCAR.
Mike Zuranski joined Unidata on September 19, 2022 as a data engineer. He may already be familiar to many in the Unidata community; Mike comes to the team from the College of DuPage, where he has worked to support the IT needs of their meteorology program and helped to develop and maintain the very popular Nexlab website. He received his A.S. degree with a focus on Meteorology, and a certification in Weather Hazards and Preparedness from the College of DuPage as well.
On the Developer's Blog
Unidata Program Center developers write regularly on technical topics on the Unidata Developer's Blog. In August the MetPy Mondays series looks at using dataclass decorators, explores potential temperature, uses Normand's rule, and creates some divergence plots.
Governing Committee News
Unidata's Users Committee met June 2-3, 2022 in Boulder, CO. The fall meeting will be held jointly with the Strategic Advisory Committee on 14-15 November 2022.
Unidata's Strategic Advisory Committee met July 7-8, 2022 in Boulder, CO. The fall meeting will be held jointly with the Users Committee on 14-15 November 2022.