Monday, May 3 to Thusday, May 6, 2021
- Daily Overview: 10am - 11am PDT
- Office hours: 2pm - 4 pm PDT
Friday, May 7 2021
- Presentation of class projects: 10am -11am PDT
Participants are expected to come to the course with a specific project to work on during the labs. For example, if their project is to merge tagged animal tracks with satellite data, they should bring track data with them. Participants get more out of the workshop if they have specific questions or projects to work on. If you do not have a project to work on, please contact Cara Wilson for help.
Attendees must provide their own laptop/device. Although, the following software/packages/modules are optional, examples given in this workshop will use each of the software listed below and are suggested for completing exercises within the workshop. In the case of non-government software and offsite links, NOAA CoastWatch is not endorsing the product, but providing the link for convenience.
The latest version of R Studio is required to participate in the R tutorials and examples presented in the course.
Python 3 is required to participate in the Python tutorials and examples presented in the course.
pyproj, netCDF4, requests, matplotlib, pandas, cartopy, xarray, statsmodels, shapely, and cmocean.
ArcGIS may also be used in exercises. Users must have their own licensed version of this software in addition to the Data Management Tools Extension.
Please install the Environmental Data Connector (EDC), which is a helpful add-on for ArcGIS that is made avaialbe by the CoastWatch West Coast Node and NOAA/SWFSC/ERD.
Please install Panoply, a netCDF viewer developed by NASA. Panoply is available for download at:
and can be run on Windows, Mac and Linux computers.
(non-NOAA participant must request access)
Single precorded lessons (YouTube)
Course Introduction (Live Monday)
Playlist for all precorded lessons
ArcGIS Data (Narrated)
ArcGIS Tools (Narrated)
ArcGIS Exercises: Detailed
(Google Slides: non-NOAA participant must request access)