Eighth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python

Program Chairs: Scott Collis , ANL ; Johnny Lin , North Park University

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Sunday, 7 January 2018

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018

Monday, 8 January 2018

8:30 AM-8:45 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Plenary Session 2
Welcoming Address
Location: Austin, Texas

8:45 AM-9:30 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018

Recording files available
Session 1
Opening Remarks and Core Science Keynote.
Location: Room 8 ABC (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Eighth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Scott Collis, ANL
Speaker: Scott Collis, ANL
8:45 AM
Welcoming Remarks
9:00 AM
Scaling Scientific Python (Core Science Keynote)
Matthew Rocklin, Continuum Analytics, Austin, TX

9:30 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Session 2
Working With Large and Complex Datasets.
Location: Room 8 ABC (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Eighth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Scott Collis, ANL
9:30 AM
2.1
PySpark for "Big" Atmospheric Data Analysis
Anderson Banihirwe, Univ. of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR; and K. Paul and D. Del Vento

9:45 AM
2.2
Analyzing Large Radar Datasets Using Python
Robert Jackson, ANL, Argonne, IL; and S. Collis, Z. Sherman, G. Palanisamy, S. Giangrande, J. Kumar, and J. C. Hardin

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Session 3
Model Data Fusion
Location: Room 8 ABC (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Eighth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Johnny Lin, Univ. of Washington
10:30 AM
3.1
MetPy Advancement and Community-Driven Development
Ryan M. May, UCAR/Unidata, Boulder, CO; and J. R. Leeman

10:45 AM
3.2
The Pythonic Future of Postprocessing at ECMWF
Stephan Siemen, ECMWF, Reading, U.K.; and I. Russell and B. Raoult

11:00 AM
3.3
11:15 AM
3.4
TINT—TINT Is Not TITAN. Easy-to-Use Tracking Code Based on TITAN—Details and Uses
Mark H. Picel, ANL, Argonne, IL; and S. Collis, B. Raut, S. Carani, R. Jackson, M. van Lier-Walqui, and A. M. Fridlind

11:30 AM
3.5
From Storm Prediction Center: Science Support Branch Import Science, Research, and Operations
Race Clark III, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and D. Cleaver, J. Correia Jr., M. S. Elliott, C. Grunzke, R. M. Hepper, C. D. Karstens, J. Liang, N. J. Nauslar, B. Roberts, N. A. Wendt, and P. T. Marsh

12:00 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Lunch Break

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

Recording files available
Lecture 1
2018 Haurwitz Lecture
Location: Salon K (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Cochairs: Ángel F. Adames, GFDL; Scott W. Powell, Colorado State Univ.

2:00 PM-3:30 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Session 4
Data and Visualization Tools
Location: Room 8 ABC (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Eighth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Sheri Mickelson, NCAR
2:00 PM
4.1
Enipy, Python Tools for Working with Earth Networks Lightning Data
Michael Stock, Earth Networks, Germantown, MD; and J. Lapierre

2:15 PM
4.2
A RESTful API for Python-Based Server-Side Analysis of High-Resolution Soil Moisture Downscaling Data
Mattheus P. Ueckermann, Creare LLC, Hanover, NH; and J. Bieszczad and D. R. Callender

2:30 PM
4.3
3:00 PM
4.5
Working with Tabular Geospatial Data using Pandas & Geopandas
Hannah Aizenman, City College of New York, New York, NY

3:15 PM
4.6
Analyzing Soundings with MetPy and Siphon
Ryan M. May, UCAR/Unidata, Boulder, CO

4:15 PM-6:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Poster Session 1
Posters 1
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Eighth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
283
Vertical Interpolation with MetPy
Tyler J. Wixtrom, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX; and R. M. May, J. R. Leeman, and K. H. Goebbert

6:00 PM-8:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Exhibits Opening and Reception
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

8:00 PM-10:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Ryan Symposium Reception
Location: The Reverbery at the Hilton (Austin, Texas)

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Session 5
Building Knowledge Using Python
Location: Room 8 ABC (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Eighth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Robert Jackson, ANL
8:30 AM
5.1
9:00 AM
5.3
Improving Training in Environmental Sciences with Jupyter Notebooks
Stephan Siemen, ECMWF, Reading, U.K.; and S. Lamy-Thepaut and J. Wagemann

9:45 AM
5.6

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Coffee . Break

10:45 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Session 6
Modeling Using Python
Location: Room 8 ABC (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Eighth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Mary Haley, NCAR
10:45 AM
6.1
Using Parallel Python Tools to Postprocess Data for CMIP6
Sheri Mickelson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. Paul

Handout (2.0 MB)

11:00 AM
6.3
Sympl and CliMT: Building Model Hierarchies, the Python Way.
Joy Merwin Monteiro, Stockholm Univ., Stockholm, Sweden; and R. Caballero and J. McGibbon

11:15 AM
6.4
Veros—A High-Performance Ocean Simulator Written in Pure Python
Dion Häfner, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark; and R. L. Jacobsen, C. Eden, M. Jochum, M. R. B. Kristensen, R. Nuterman, and B. Vinter

11:30 AM
6.5
Objective Characterization of Tropical Cyclones for Model Development
Kevin J. Dougherty, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and S. Abarca and D. T. Kleist

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Session 7
Geospatial Tools
Location: Room 8 ABC (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Eighth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Chair: Ryan M. May, UCAR/Unidata
1:30 PM
7.1
Mappy
Patrick T. Marsh, NOAA/NWS/Storm Prediction Center, Norman, OK

1:45 PM
7.2
2:00 PM
7.3
Enabling Visualization and Geospatial Analysis of Atmospheric Science Data through Python
Amanda M. Weigel, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and M. Maskey, S. Nagaraj, K. Markert, and A. Kulkarni

2:15 PM
7.4
Processing and Quality-Controlled Visualization of GOES-16 GLM Data
Eric C. Bruning, Texas Tech Univ, Lubbock, TX

2:45 PM-3:45 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Panel Discussion 1
Panel Session: Show Me Your Stack!
Location: Room 8 ABC (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Eighth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
Panelists: Ryan M. May, UCAR/Unidata; Patrick T. Marsh, NOAA/NWS/Storm Prediction Center; Daniel Rothenberg, MIT; Hannah Aizenman, City College of New York

3:45 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Poster Session 2
Posters 2
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Eighth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python
770
The MetPy Roadmap: Replacing Legacy Meteorological Tools
J.R. Leeman, UCAR/Unidata, Boulder, CO; and R. M. May

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Lunch Break