In case you missed it — here's a recap of news from the Unidata Program Center for the month of September, 2023.
Highlights from last month:
This installment of AWIPS Tips takes a bit of a deep dive into a useful feature in CAVE: sampling.
The fifth NOAA AI Workshop on Leveraging Artificial Intelligence in Environmental Sciences was held September 19–21, 2023 as a virtual gathering coordinated by the NOAA Center for Artificial Intelligence.
Version 5.1.8 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.
The AWIPS development team released a beta version 20 of python-awips that is compatible with our beta EDEX server (edex-beta.unidata.ucar.edu). This version of python-awips is available for download as a source code installation.
Unidata is happy to announce the Community Equipment Award recipients for 2023. Created under the sponsorship of the National Science Foundation, Unidata equipment awards are intended to encourage new members from diverse disciplinary backgrounds in the geosciences to join the Unidata community, and to encourage existing members to continue their active participation, enhancing the community process.
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 creating Executables with pyinstaller and explores the basics of error handling in Python.
Governing Committee News
Unidata's Users Committee met March 30-31, 2023 at the Unidata Program Center in Boulder, CO. The fall meeting will be a joint meeting with the Strategic Advisory Committee, scheduled for November 1-3, 2023 in Boulder, CO.
Unidata's Strategic Advisory Committee met at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL on April 17-18, 2023. The fall meeting will be a joint meeting with the Users Committee, scheduled for November 1-3, 2023 in Boulder, CO.