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ESM 262

Computing for Environmental Science and Management

Louis Graup

Prerequisites: Previous programming experience is recommended but not required.

Units: 2


Introduction to computing for data management, analysis and modelling for environmental applications. The course provides MESM students with the basic computing and programming skills used in data science. Topics include: the basic computing environment (hardware and operating systems); programming language concepts; program design; data management, data structures and implementation; software tools; workflows, version control, and reproducibility; generic analytical techniques (relational algebra, graphical analysis, visualization, etc.); and specific characteristics of environmental information.

Course Syllabus: Winter 2024


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