CSG 2013 Summer Training Courses

The UCAR Software Engineering Assembly (SEA) and CISL Consulting Services Group (CSG) offer High Performance Computing and Software Carpentry workshops from Tuesday, May 21, through Friday, May 24, to help participants acquire essential knowledge and skills for working with supercomputers. The workshops will be presented by CSG members and Alex Viana and Ted Hart from Software Carpentry.

Time and location

High Performance Computing - 8:30-16:30, Tuesday-Wednesday, May 21-22, 2013

Software Carpentry - 8:30-16:30, Thursday-Friday, May 23-24, 2013

VisLab at Mesa Lab
1850 Table Mesa Drive
Boulder, CO

Access the training session online:

Please use this link to access our training session. If you have any questions, please send them to cislhelp@ucar.edu. We will answer your questions as soon as possible.


To attend on-site, please register on the UCAR Employee and Organizational Development (EOD) website.

Go to the EOD Training Catalog and log in. (Allow pop-ups for the site.)

Enroll for either or both of the following:




  • Working with Yellowstone

    Tuesday, May 21, 8:30-10:00

  • R Programming (slides, Rscript, video)

    Tuesday, May 21, 10:30-12:00

  • Fortran 90 part I (video)

    Tuesday, May 21, 13:00-16:30

  • Getting started with NCL (slides, video)

    Wednesday, May 22, 8:30-10:00

  • Introduction to Parallel Programming with MPI and OpenMP (slides, MPI.tar, OMP.tar, video)

    Wednesday, May 22, 10:30-12:00

  • Fortran 90 part II (video)

    Wednesday, May 22, 13:00-16:30

  • Version Control with Git + GitHub, Make, Shell - Details, video

    Thursday, May 23, 8:30-16:30

  • Python - Details, video

    Friday, May 24, 8:30-16:30

Other information you may need:

Parking: Mesa Lab Public Parking & Access Points

Directions: Driving directions

National Center for Atmospheric Research: NCAR information

Boulder downtown: Boulder Downtown Information