A (Re)Introduction to Earth System Data Science (ESDS) Across NCAR/UCAR/UCP#
ESDS is hosting a (Re)Introduction to Earth System Data Science (ESDS) Across NCAR/UCAR/UCP on November 10th and 11th (Thursday-Friday). This event will be hybrid, in-person in NCAR’s Mesa Lab Main Seminar Room and virtual over Zoom and/or Google Meet.
Please register to the event through the Registration Form by Friday, November 4, 2022!
The ESDS Fall event will cover a (re)introduction to the NCAR ESDS Initiative; include breakout groups and discussions on Python basics, packages, and analysis needs; and provide tutorials of the Geoscience Community Analysis Toolkit (GeoCAT)’s software tools on Thursday. The event will culminate in a hackathon, discussion, and forum on Friday.
Do not forget to check the materials and instructions compiled by section leaders to prepare for this event, outlined in this ESDS blog post!
Here is the content schedule:
Day 1 (Thursday, November 10th), Mesa Lab Main Seminar Room and Online:
08:30 - 08:40: Intro to ESDS - Katie Dagon
08:40 - 09:30: Python Intro and Workspace Set Up - Julia Kent, Heather Craker, Anissa Zacharias
09:30 - 09:45: Break 1
09:45 - 10:45: Breakout groups*
Python Basics* - Heather Craker (ML-215 and Online; start at 10am),
Numpy* - Julia Kent (Main Seminar Room and Online),
Visualization* - Elena Romashkova (Chapman Room and Online),
Xarray* - Deepak Cherian (ML-680 and Online)
10:45 - 10:55: Break 2
10:55 - 11:05: GeoCAT Intro - Orhan Eroglu
11:05 - 12:00: GeoCAT-viz - Alea Kootz
12:00 - 13:00: Lunch Break
13:00 - 13:05: Intro to Day 2 - Katie Dagon
13:05 - 14:00: GeoCAT-comp - Anissa Zacharias, Heather Craker
14:00 - 14:30: UXarray - Philip Chmielowiec
14:30 - 14:45: Break 3
14:45 - 15:15: VAPOR Python API - Stanislaw ‘Stas’ Jaroszynski
Starred events are planned to have a “flipped classrooom” format, where participants will be asked to watch tutorial recordings ahead of time, and we will go over use cases, Q&A, and individual trouble shooting on each topic during its session.
Day 2 (Friday, November 11th):
10:30 - 11:00: ESDS Forum - Katie Dagon, Deepak Cherian
Discuss registration form questions.
How can we break down barriers to participation?
Feedback on Day 1
11:00 - 12:00: Hackathon projects and/or Discussion groups intro and setup
Form breakout groups
Get started before lunch
12:00 - 13:00: Lunch break
13:00 - 15:00: Hackathon projects and/or Discussion groups
Please consider submitting a hackathon or discussion group proposal ahead of Friday at 11am. Our goal is to encourage small group collaborations.
We are looking forward to seeing you all at the event!