Plotting HYCOM/RTOFS SST data in Python

Based on this notebook, which highlights some basics on reading in RTOFS/netCDF output into Python, manipulating that data, and plotting it. For additional examples, Filipe Fernandes has a great example of similar operations on his blog. import netCDF4 as nc import numpy as np %matplotlib inline import matplotlib.pyplot…

Git Ignorin'

It gets really old having to create a site-specific .gitignore anytime I start a new project. It's especially troublesome since I tend to access the same repository when it's mounted on different filesystems, creating all sorts of superfluous, useless files (I'm talking about you, .DS_Store). Luckily, gitignore.io has…

Simple Ray Tracer in NumbaPro-CUDA

For a long time, I've been looking for a good application of CUDA/GPGPU programming to some of the basic analysis I do in my research. Unfortunately, there really hasn't ever been any low-hanging fruit. That coupled with my desire to avoid pure C-programming at all costs was an ideal…