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Fall 2022 Earth and Environmental Sciences GR6901 section 001
RSRCH COMPUTING EARTH SCI

Call Number 15139
Day & Time
Location
TR 10:10am-11:25am
558 EXT Schermerhorn Hall [SCH]
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Timothy Crone
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description Prerequisites: Graduate student status, calculus, or instructor permission Priority given to first year PhD students in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Computing has become an indispensable tool for Earth Scientists. This course will introduce incoming DEES PhD students to modern computing software, programming tools and best practices that are broadly applicable to carrying out research in the Earth Sciences. This includes an introduction to Unix, programming in three commonly used languages (Python, MATLAB and Fortran), version control and data backup, tools for visualizing geoscience data and making maps. Students will learn the basics of high performance computing and big data analysis tools available on cluster computers. Student learning will be facilitated through a combination of lectures, in-class exercises, homework assignments and class projects. All topics will be taught through example datasets or problems from Earth Sciences. The course is designed to be accessible for Earth Science graduate students in any discipline.
Web Site Vergil
Department Earth and Environmental Sciences
Enrollment 10 students (30 max) as of 8:04AM Saturday, October 1, 2022
Subject Earth and Environmental Sciences
Number GR6901
Section 001
Division Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Campus Morningside
Section key 20223EESC6901G001

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