What you should know

  1. You are familiar with basic Unix.


If you are not familiar with Unix Software Carpentry provides a good basic Unix Tutorial

  1. You have programming experience and a basic understandng of Python syntax.


If you need to refresh your programming skills and/or learn Python syntax, Software Carpentry provides a Programming with Python Tutorial

Data Access

While many of these examples will have common relevance to the atmospheric, oceanic, and climate science fields, they are designed with the assumption that you have an account on the COLA AOES servers and access to local data there.

Examples that do not require COLA AOES Server access are provided in the External Tutorial.