Blabla provide some code snippets and software packages or scripts which might be of interest for others as well.
Download and visualize GFS/GENS weather forecasts.
GFS Reforecast Downloader
Automated Download of Specific GFS Reforecast V2 Subsets
PyIGRA is a small python module which allows easy access the integrated global radiosonde archive version 2 (IGRA2) data set. The IGRA provides an archive of historical vertical atmospheric profiles (soundings) for hundreds of stations around the globe. PyIGRA helps to download, extract, and format the data such that it can easily be processed by any other software language.
R package getgrib
Efficently reading grib1/grib2 files from R
R colorspace package
colorspace is an R package using the not well known HCL color space which is based on the human perception. This allows to easily define color maps (for R and/or other software languages).
python colorspace package
The python colorspace package is the python implementation of the wonderful R colorspace package which provides a set of useful and handy tools and methods to choose effective color maps from the not so well known Hue-Chroma-Luminance (HCL) color space. The HCL color space is based on the human color perception and easily allows to design custom and effective color palettes for scientific data visualization.