Data Labs at the OOI Facilities Board

Earlier this month, Janice and I presented an update on the Data Labs project to the OOI Facilities Board during their (virtual) spring meeting. It's always nice to have an opportunity to reflect on your accomplishments. It's been almost…
Axial Base Shallow Profiler Mooring - CTD

Identifying Dataset Sample Rates

Today's example is rather simple, but it answers a common question I've heard... What is the sample rate of my dataset? For many ocean observatory datasets, the rates are usually pretty well defined and constant in time. For example,…
CTD data from OOI Station Papa Flanking Mooring B

Merging Datasets For the Win (and export)

If you find yourself with multiple datasets that you need to analyze or plot together, you will probably need to merge them. A merged dataset is handy because all of the data points line up with the same index or timestamp, which allows…

Access the Ocean with OOI

Have you been looking for a good (and quick) video introduction of the OOI to show your students? In case you haven't seen this video yet, it's a nice option to consider. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4U8uXLefjIk&t=28s This video,…
Air and seawater temperatures along with salinity at the Pioneer Central Surface Mooring (CP01CNSM) for 2019 and early 2020.

Data requests the easy way with the OOI API

Welcome back to Python Tuesday! The OOI dataset is not exactly the easiest dataset to work with. But a significant reason for this is that the dataset contains over a thousand individual instruments in the system and 36 different instrument…
Seasonal cycle of sea surface temperatures at NDBC Station 44025 in the Mid-Atlantic
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Seasonal Cycle and Anomaly at NDBC 44025

The Mid Atlantic has one of the largest summer to winter changes of sea surface temperature in the world. But you don't have to take my word for this, we can use real data to see how large the change is! In last week's example notebook,…
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Modeling Seasonal Data

Welcome to Python P-Tuesday! In this new series of posts, I hope to bring you a number of Python examples that can help you and your students learn some of the ins-and-outs of using Python for Oceanographic data analysis, especially when…
OSM20 Data Lab Workshop table group

March 2020 Community News

In this issue: Spring Webinars - Register Now Ocean Sciences 2020 - Recap and Resources New Video: Data as a Tool Implementation Stipends Available OOI Data Labs+ Webinar Spring Series Continues We hope you have benefited…
Participants at our 2020 Ocean Sciences Data Labs workshop.

Ocean Sciences 2020 Recap

Last week, the Data Labs team and many members of our growing community attended the 2020 Ocean Sciences meeting in San Diego. If you haven’t had a chance to go, Ocean Sciences is a meeting that's jam packed with thousands of science…
Ocean Sciences 2020 Logo

Ocean Sciences 2020

Will you be attending Ocean Sciences in San Diego this year? If so, we hope you'll check out the following talks and posters by OOI Data Labs community members. All of these feature Data Explorations developed as part of the Data Labs project,…
January 2020 Data Labs Notebook Workshop Participants

February 2020 Community Newsletter

In this issue: Spring Webinars Begin February 6th Ocean Sciences Meeting - Workshop and Session Updates OOI Data Labs Online Lab Manual in development OOI Data Labs+ Webinars: Spring Series begins on February 6th Our 2019-2020…
Data Lab workshop participants at Western Washington University.

December 2019 Community Newsletter

Ocean Sciences Workshop Announced Data Labs: Using OOI Data to Engage Students in Oceanography Sunday, February 16, 2020 8:30am - 4:00pm We will be at Ocean Sciences 2020 in San Diego to present another NSF-sponsored workshop on the…