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[IDV #RPN-725239]: notes from Antigua



Teddy,

Great news. Thanks for the update.

(Also the Jython formatting came through jumbled in the earlier message so
I am glad you got it figured out.)

Best,

Unidata IDV Support

> Woops! I see that I am able to properly run the substitution function. Sorry 
> for the false alarm and thank you again for pointing me in this direction.
> Much appreciated!
> teddy
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Unidata IDV Support" <address@hidden>
> To: address@hidden
> Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 2:58:24 PM
> Subject: [IDV #RPN-725239]: notes from Antigua
> 
> Hi Teddy,
> 
> I'm replying because both Yuan and Julien are out of the office at the
> moment (it is spring break time here in Colorado, and they both have 
> families).
> 
> I just wanted to touch base with you regarding your note below to let you
> know that your promotion of the IDV and comments about user reactions are
> greatly appreciated!  I also wanted to make you aware that we (at least
> Yuan and I) would be interested in there being a regional IDV (and RAMADDA
> other Unidata offerings) workshop in the Caribbean.  The unfortunate problem
> with our participation is an extremely tight budget here in Unidata.  If
> a regional workshop were to be organized, it is possible that we would be
> participating on our own dimes. This may or may not be a show stopper 
> depending
> on when, where and for how long such an event were held.
> 
> Secondly, congratulations on finishing your PhD Dr. Allen :-)
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Tom
> 
> > Greetings IDV gurus!
> >
> > I just wanted to share a note with you all that the IDV was extremely well
> > received by members of the Antigua Meteorology Service. I just returned from
> > a week visiting Antigua and Dominica working with a regional climate
> > vulnerability and adaptation organization. During the week I met with
> > members from the met. service as well as with members from the Office of the
> > Environment and Office of Agriculture. Like most software, IDV can be met
> > with a sense of grudge, but interest explodes when 3D animations complete
> > with vertical cross sections and windspeed isosurfaces are displayed. I have
> > an incredible IDV bundle that diagnoses spring rains that seals the deal for
> > those wanting to learn and apply the IDV.
> >
> > I have yet to experience a negative or even luke-warm reaction about the IDV
> > from met. service employees. In fact, there is growing demand for official
> > training on a regional scale. As a result, this year I hope to collaborate
> > with the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) to provide
> > a multi-day workshop. I truly believe that the IDV will help offset some of
> > the limitations experienced by Caribbean met. service workers by supplying a
> > tool that will maximize the limited time budgets experienced by the majority
> > of Caribbean met. departments. I know from personal experience that the IDV
> > revolutionized my analysis and visualization time compared to traditional
> > command line techniques.
> >
> > Anyway, just more fan mail fodder to let you know how appreciated and
> > relevant your work continues to be.
> >
> > Let me know if there is anything I can do to help. If the whole world used
> > IDV (and surfed), we would have no more headaches!
> >
> > cheers,
> > teddy allen
> >
> > p.s. now post-doc at the IRI with Columbia University
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Tom
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> Ticket Details
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> Ticket ID: RPN-725239
> Department: Support IDV
> Priority: Normal
> Status: Open
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: RPN-725239
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Closed


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