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  • Using conda install on a server

    conda is great, it makes installing lots of packages easy. However, if you have an account on a server which already has conda installed, you should use conda to only install packages for your own user, not system-wide. To do this, you should make use of conda environments. For example, let’s say you want to […]

  • Downloading ERA5 data

    Install Climate Data Store API on linux: I’ve installed mine on the mccdata server in UCD. The great thing about using a script, instead of downloading directly from the CDS, is that it gives you more control. The ERA5 CDS page for ERA5 monthly averaged data on single levels from 1979 to present doesn’t let […]

  • June 2019 conferences: WESC and ICEM

    I went to WESC (Wind Energy Science Conference) in UCC, where I presented a talk “A multivariate spatial post-processing method for day-ahead wind energy forecasts” in the forecasting & resource assessment session which was part of theme 1: wind resource, turbulence and wakes. I also attended some interesting talks on wind energy resources and planning. […]

  • June 2019 Conferences: WESC, ICEM

    I attended two conferences in June 2019; WESC in UCC, Cork and ICEM in DTU, Copenhagen. Here are some points from these conferences. WESC I presented a talk titled “WRF planetary boundary layer schemes for wind forecasting” in the “Mesoscale” session as part of Theme 1: “Wind resource, turbulence and wakes” at WESC in UCC. […]