[Live-demo] Python for Oceanographers example, Iris fix

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Sat Feb 1 09:39:57 PST 2014

Hi Brian,

I assume from the thread title that you fixed this? 
Or perhaps you propose to maintain those libraries under the Iris project?
And who will be the maintainer for docs etc?


On 02/01/2014 07:19 PM, maplabs at light42.com wrote:
> Hi All -
>    some people may question all the effort around python+numpy+matplotlib for this release.
> Why not just wait until September to catch up to Ubuntu Trusty ? so much easier...
>    My interaction with the physical sciences people recently, tells me that iPython notebook is very
> significant.. and worth the effort to make current.. for example
>      http://ocefpaf.github.io/blog/2013/09/23/cartopy/
>      https://github.com/ocefpaf/python4oceanographers
> some background here:
>      http://climatecode.org/activities/gsoc/2011-fernandes/
> Cartopy is featured - from the Iris+Cartopy main page  (http://scitools.org.uk/index.html)
> "Iris and Cartopy are open source Python libraries initially created by  the Met Office to enable the visualisation of weather and climate data.  Both libraries are actively developed in collaboration with the  scientific community."
> --
>    I believe this, along with netCDF / HDF5 support, are significant and should be featured on the disk prominently. but
> The SciPy tool chain is under development and it is true, can be messy.. So we need to call the community to advise us on reaching our goals of stability on the Live, and at the same time, be a showcase for high-quality, relevent work like this.
> best regards from Berkeley, California
> --
> Brian M Hamlin
> OSGeo California Chapter
> blog.light42.com
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Angelos Tzotsos
Remote Sensing Laboratory
National Technical University of Athens

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