research – Elevators Pitch

useR!2021 Contribution

Blog Interested in getting some insights into how we are teaching an introductory programming course with R? Read More ›

techreport – New working paper

colorspace: A Toolbox for Manipulating and Assessing Colors and Palettes

Blog Over the past few months, if not even years, the R colorspace package has been extended and useful new features have been added. Alongside with the current release of the R software package a working paper has become available! Read More ›

software – Handy GFS reforecast V2 downloader python 3 ready

Convenient GFS Reforecast V2 Downloader

Blog Some might have used the Python GFS reforecast version 2 downloader I wrote some years ago. Today I made some smaller adjustments (fixed two smaller bugs) and made the code python3 ready. You should now also be able to download the reforecasts using python3. Read More ›

code – Short guide how to download ECMWF ERA-5

Downloading ERA-5 Data

Blog Quite recently the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) started publishing the new ERA-5 reanalysis data set. In cooperation with the European Union (Copernicus) this data set is freely available to everyone! And even better: a nice API grants easy access to this wonderful data set. This is a brief introduction on how to access ERA-5 data Read More ›

news – Now available for the python enthusiasts!

Python colorspace package

Blog The R colorspace package exists since quite a while but was only available in R so far. This package (which is in an early beta state at the moment) provides the same features and methods as the R colorspace package in native python code. Give it a shot! Read More ›