SIO 221C Data Analysis Laboratory

Fall 2013

 Sarah Gille      
SIO Office: Nierenberg Hall 348    
Telephone: 822-4425
e-mail: sgille at

Meetings:  Tuesday and Thursday: 12:30-1:50, OAR Conference Room

Course Requirements:  Complete 3 projects from list below (or new ones to be added; the final project may be arranged with instructor to be tailored to research).  Each project is scheduled to take 3 weeks.  Students report on their progress at each class meeting and discuss problems and possible solutions with the group.  Written reports are submitted at the end of each project.  The course is taken S/U.

Course evaluations (Nov 25-Dec 9): You should have received an e-mail from UCSD Academic Affairs explaining how to evaluate this course. Please take the time to submit an evaluation, since it provides valuable feedback.


Reference books
Selected papers
Software possibilities

Organization:  September 26

Project 1 (spectral methods):  October 1, October 3, October 15, October 17, October 22, October 24; written reports due October 24)

Project 2 (EOFs or objective mapping):  October 29, October 31, November 5, November 7, November 12, November 14; written reports due November 14)

Project 3 (open choice):  November 19, November 21, November 26, December 3, December 5, December 10; written reports due December 10)

No class due to instructor travel (October 8, October 10); Thanksgiving (November 28)

Submit papers to using these instructions. I'd also be grateful for a hard copy.




Lecture Notes

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