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Software Carpentry: Introductory Python

September 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am - September 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm

The Geospatial Centroid and CSU Libraries are once again partnering with NASA DEVELOP to provide Software Carpentry workshops to CSU affiliates.

Introductory and Intermediate training sessions for Python and R will be held September 27 – 30, 2021, and presented remotely. Sessions run concurrently, so you may only register for one series. There are limited seats available for CSU affiliates.


If you have any further questions about the content of the workshops, feel free to email Dan Carver, Technical Manager, Geospatial Centroid (dan.carver@colostate.edu). 

R and Python courses will be run currently so you can only select a single course.



Introductory Python:  Sept 27 – Sept 29, 10am – 12pm
Note: Learners should understand the concepts of files and directories and how to start a Python code editor before tackling this lesson.

Concepts covered:

  • Python fundamentals
  • Analyzing and visualizing tabular data
  • Loops
  • Lists
  • Analyzing multiple files
  • Creating functions
  • Errors and exceptions
  • Debugging
  • Introduction to geospatial topics


September 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am
September 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm