Session 5 Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python

Program Chair: Johnny Wei-Bing Lin

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Monday, 23 January 2017

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Coffee Break (6th Floor Foyer)
Location: Washington State Convention Center

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 1
Using and Learning Python
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Johnny Wei-Bing Lin, University of Washington

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Lecture 1
Walter Orr Roberts Lecture
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Second Symposium on US-International Partnerships; and the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment )
Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Columbia University
1:30 PM
L1.1

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 2
WRF and Python
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Scott Collis, ANL
1:30 PM
2.1
An Introduction to WRF-Python
William Ladwig, NCAR, Boulder, CO
1:45 PM
2.2
2:00 PM
2.3
2:15 PM
Introductions to the Posters Session Posters: Each Poster Presenter will have about a minute to present a summary of their poster

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 1
Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python Posters
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Johnny Wei-Bing Lin, University of Washington
319
Best Track: Object-Based Path Identification and Analysis
David Harrison, CIMMS/University of Oklahoma/NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. McGovern, C. Karstens, and R. A. Lagerquist

Handout (877.6 kB)

320
NABU: A Distributed, Parallel, Data Processing Platform
Antonio T. Lorenzo, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and W. F. Holmgren

Handout (1.9 MB)

321
322
Control Vocabulary Software Designed For CMIP6
Denis Nadeau, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and K. E. Taylor, D. Williams, and S. Ames

324
Development of Real-Time Visualization and Verification Products for the NSSL Experimental Warn-on-Forecast System for Ensembles
Patrick S. Skinner, CIMMS/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. H. Knopfmeier, D. M. Wheatley, and L. J. Wicker

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Session 3
Software and Workflow Integration and Visualization
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Hannah Aizenman, City College of New York
4:00 PM
3.1
Update on Python Adoption at the Naval Research Laboratory
Timothy R. Whitcomb, NRL, Monterey, CA; and N. L. Baker, B. Ruston, and J. Tsu
4:15 PM
3.2
The Growth of Python-Based Analyses and Infrastructure in Support of CM4 Development and CMIP6 at NOAA-GFDL
John P. Krasting, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and A. Adcroft, V. Balaji, C. Blanton, L. W. Horowitz, E. Mason, and A. Radhakrishnan
4:45 PM
3.4
Watchdog for ARM Radar Network Operations (WARNO)
Joseph C. Hardin, PNNL, Richland, WA; and E. Schumann, N. Bharadwaj, B. M. Isom, A. A. Matthews, and A. Lindenmaier

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Reception and Exhibits Opening
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Workshop Session 1
Brief Python Tutorials Workshop
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
8:30 AM
Basic Pandas (Daniel Rothenberg, MIT)

9:00 AM
How to Use Xarray (R. Saravanan, Texas A&M)

9:15 AM
Coming to a Matplotlib Release Near You (Ryan May, Unidata and Hannah Aizenman, City College of New York)

9:45 AM
Using Python as a Replacement for Shell (Bryan Raney, Rutgers

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 4
Modeling and Data
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Ryan M. May, UCAR/Unidata
11:00 AM
4.3
11:15 AM
4.4
Toward an Open-Source, Python-Powered, Multi-Doppler Radar Analysis Suite
Timothy J. Lang, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and C. K. Potvin, S. Collis, J. Helmus, R. Jackson, B. Dolan, and C. J. Schultz

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Joint Session 1
Data Intensive Computation and Big Data
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; and the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences )
Chair: Sheri Mickelson, NCAR
1:30 PM
J1.1
Automated Climate and Weather Data Analysis with "aospy"
Spencer A. Hill, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and S. Clark
1:45 PM
J1.2
CEWE: A Python Summary Statistics Tool for Massive Data Analysis
A.C.P. Oude Nijhuis, University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands; and O. A. Krasnov, C. M. H. Unal, H. W. J. Russchenberg, and A. Yarovoy
2:15 PM
J1.4
Summary Statistics for Climate Modes of Variability in the PCMDI Metrics Package
Jiwoo LEE, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and P. J. Gleckler, C. Doutriaux, P. Durack, K. R. Sperber, C. Bonfils, K. E. Taylor, and D. Williams

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 5
Analysis and Verification
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 5 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Jonathan Helmus, ANL
4:00 PM
5.1
Verif: A Python Package for Forecast Verification
Thomas Nipen, Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Oslo, Norway; and D. M. Siuta and R. B. Stull
5:00 PM
5.5
A Python Toolkit for Earth Science Research and Education
Andrew T. White, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and B. Freitag, U. S. Nair, and A. P. Biazar