Technical workshop for Network students

Date: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 to Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Day 1 (17 December)
09:00 - 09:45 Laxmi Sushama, Sasha Huziy, Participants Introduction, 5 min lightning talks
09:45 - 10:45 Katja Winger, Minwei Qian Basic introduction to CRCM5/CanRCM4 (grid, projection, parameterization, etc)
10:45 - 11:00 Health break
11:00 - 12:30 Katja Winger Available simulation and observation datasets, tools to visualize and process RPN files (CRCM5 output). RPN, NetCDF formats and conversion between the two formats.
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch (a possibility to meet with the Network co-investigators that might come by)
14:00 - 15:00 Oumarou Nikiema Plotting model outputs using MATLAB, 2D plots, vertical profiles, part I
15:00 - 15:15 Health break
15:15 - 16:30 Oumarou Nikiema Plotting model outputs using MATLAB, 2D plots, vertical profiles, part II
16:30 - 17:00 Gulilat Tefera Diro Introduction to R
Day 2 (18 December)
09:00 - 09:15 Participants Recap and impressions from the first day of the workshop
09:15 - 10:15 Katja Winger General programming techniques, tips & tricks
10:15 - 10:30 Health break
10:30 - 12:00 Gulilat Tefera Diro CDO (Climate Data Operators) tutorial
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 15:00 Sasha Huziy Data handling, visualization in Python – Part I
15:15 - 15:30 Health break
15:30 - 17:00 Sasha Huziy Data handling, visualization in Python – Part II