Earth Systems Data Science in the Cloud

Making the Impossible Possible.
import ai from cloud
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.train_model(hyper_opt = True)



Welcome to Earth Systems Data Science in the Cloud, an intensive NCICS training curriculum. Let's get started!


Course overview, background, and introduction.


Course logistics, schedule, commitment, and prerequisites.


Course resources and access portals to NCICS cloud resources.

API reference

Learn to easily customize and modify your app's visual design to fit your brand.

We are super excited to have you in the course and look forward to working with you over these next weeks. Please be sure to read these materials prior to the course start and reach out if you have any questions.

Interested in Participating?

If you have found this site, are not yet enrolled, and are interested in participating, please reach out to the course organizers at and

Information Session

We will be hosting ESDS 3 Information Sessions on January 30, 2024 at 2pm Eastern and January 31, 2024 at 10am Eastern. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the course and have any questions answered. This information session will be in-person in RM 563 (NCICS Conference Room) and virtually via Zoom.

Using this Site

This site is designed to be your home for the course and will be the source of the most up-to-date information regarding the schedule, resources, and recordings. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the site layout and the location of resources. Many participants like to bookmark specific site pages (like resources) for easy access.

Note: If you keep this open frequently, your browser may cache results. As we update this site frequently during the course as, for example, recordings become available, your browser may not display the most recent version. Please remember to refresh the page while clearing the cache (often called a Hard Refresh). For Chrome and Firefox on Macs, this is Shift+Command+R.

Getting help

This course is going to present many opportunities for learning. As you navigate those opportunities, we encourage you to use a heirarchy of resources available to you to identify effective solutions.

These are (in order):

  1. Your programming assistant
  2. Stack Overflow/Google
  3. Your Team
  4. Course Instructors.