2019 Waterhackweek Cyberseminar Series: Version control git/Github

Talk Description

Abstract forthcoming.

CUAHSI's 2019 Cyberseminar Series: Waterhackweek

Hosted by CUAHSI and University of Washington

Studies of water and environmental systems are becoming increasingly complex and require the integration of knowledge across multiple domains. At the same time, technological advances have enabled the collection of massive quantities of data for studying earth system changes. Fully leveraging these datasets and software tools requires fundamentally new approaches in the way researchers store, access and process data. Waterhackweek, supported by the National Science Foundation Cybertraining program, serves the national interest by motivating a culture shift within the hydrologic and more broadly earth science communities toward open and reproducible software practices that will enhance interdisciplinary collaboration and increase capacity for addressing complex science challenges around the availability, risks and use of water. This cyberseminar series consists of presentations from the Cybertraining investigators and research software developers, each focusing on a specific water-related use cases, tool, or library. Topics will consist of both introductory and advanced concepts that are relevant to a wide range of water and informatics use-cases, e.g. publishing large datasets, running numerical models, organizing collaborative research projects, and meeting journal requirements by following open data standards. The goal of the 2019 series is to prepare the incoming Waterhackweek (March 25-29, 2019) participants for the in-person capstone event in which their skills and creativity will be used to address natural hazards, however, these topics and technologies are also relevant to the broader water science community. We welcome all undergraduate, graduate, and early career scientists to join us in this public cyberseminar series.

All talks take place on Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. ET.

Dates, Speakers, and Topics:

  • January 17, 2019: Hydroshare and community data sharing tools | Daniella Tijerina, CUAHSI
  • January 24, 2019: Jupyter notebooks and workflows on Hydroshare | Tony Castronova, CUAHSI
  • January 31, 2019: Visualization of water datasets | Anthony Cannistra, University of Washington
  • February 7, 2019: Data access and time-series statistics | Emilio Mayorga and Yifan Cheng, University of Washington
  • February 14, 2019: Workflows for gridded climate datasets | Bart Nijssen and Diana Gergel, University of Washington
  • February 21, 2019: Version control git/Github | Valentina Staneva, eScience Institute and University of Washington
  • February 28, 2019: Landlab modeling framework and use cases | Erkan Istanbulluoglu, Christina Bandaragoda, Amanda Manaster, and Sai Siddhartha, University of Washington
  • March 7, 2019: Tools for building Apps: Thethys | Rohit Khattar, Brigham Young University and Nathan Swain, Aquaveo

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