Python — The swiss army knife Part 1

My journey with python in two part series. Topics covered include lists, tuple and dictionary.

Python — The swiss army knife Part 2

Second part of my journey with python. Topics covered subsetting over lists, tuple and dictionary. Also included are conditional constructs like if-else, if-elif-else and while. Brief idea about enumerate and zip function is also included.

Juggling NetCDF file in CDAT and NetCDF4-python

People working in the field of atmospheric science and climate change often have to deal with data stored in a netCDF file format. NetCDF file has an extension .nc and is used as a container of gridded data of different dimensions, variables and their associated attributes. Usually netCDF classic format is used to store the climate data. Here we will use two different packages of python to access a model output in netcdf file format and access its variables.

First blog

Writing is hard work. A clear sentence is no accident. Very few sentences come out right the first time, or even the third time. Remember this in moments of despair. If you find that writing is hard, it’s because it is hard. - William Zinsser, On Writing Well These lines have always resonated in my mind whenever I sat down to write a technical article or some random thoughts circling in my mind for that matter.