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ATMS 517 1 - Data Science for Geosciences

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Many petabytes of geosciences data have been observed and curated by NASA and NOAA in anticipation of new data science tools designed to yield insights and improve forecasts of Earth processes. Students will learn the fundamentals of data science using publicly available datasets toward the end of conducting novel research in the geosciences. Topics include data ethics, uncertainty, data curation and management, version control, cluster and cloud computing, introductory Unix and Python, and visualization. Course Information: Same as GEOL 517. 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: Restricted to graduate standing or consent of instructor.

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Asynchronous Except Meets on Tuesdays Online

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 0

Term(s): Fall

Option 2

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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