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The Diva workshop is intended for the all kinds of users of the software (beginners, intermediate, or experts), mainly especially participants to the [http://www.seadatanet.org/ Seadatanet2] and [http://www.emodnet-chemistry.eu/portal/portal/ Emodnet] projects.
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== Dates ==
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The dates of the workshop are from Monday 4 to Friday 8 October 2013. The participants are expected to arrive on Monday and and leave on Friday, so the core of the workshop will take place between Tuesday and Thursday.
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== Venue ==
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The workshop will be held at Stareso
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=== How to get there? ===
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. Transports from the airports to Stareso will be arranged depending on the arrival of the participants. Please contact us if you want us to pick you up or if you plan to rent a car and could take some other participants. Also let us know if you arrive earlier or leave later than the workshop dates.
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=== Accommodation ===
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The participants will be housed at the station. Bath towels and soap are provided in the rooms. Meals are taken on place. Power sockets are [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AC_power_plugs_and_sockets#CEE_7.2F5_.28French.29 Type~F], some of you may need adapters.
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== Registration ==
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Just send an email to Charles (ctroupin at ulg dot ac dot be) with you intention to attend the workshop. Later on we will ask you details concerning your flight schedules, in order to organize the drives from the airport to the workshop venue.
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== Program ==
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As in the previous editions of the workshop, the program will be adapted to each participants, according to its needs and to its experience with the software.
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=== Monday 4 ===
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* Arrival of participants, checking of hardware, compilers and libraries to be installed (see list of things to be installed). 
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* Installation and compilation of the latest stable version of the code. Basic test of the installation for 2D.
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* Registration to the Diva user group.
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=== Tuesday 5 ===
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* General presentation of the workshop: historic, participants, organization.
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* Presentation of Diva software (formulation, advantages, implementation).
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* Tests with a common data set in 2D (influence of analysis parameters and error field calculation).
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* Test with user's data set (2D).
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Evening dinner in village restaurant.
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=== Wednesday 6 ===
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* Presentation of GODIVA (Diva with loops on time and depth levels).
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* Test case with a common data set: role of the parameters in the ''driver'' file.
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* Extraction of data from ODV spreadsheets.
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* Extraction of topography and creation of contours from topography (GEBCO).
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* Application with user data.
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=== Thursday 7 ===
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* Presentation: recent developments and future improvements of Diva.
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* Application with user data (continued).
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* Advanced analysis (for expert users): advection, source/decay, multivariate analysis, data transformation.
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* Presentation of the results by the participants.
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=== Friday 8 ===
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* User specific questions.
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* Feedback questionnaire.
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* Departure of participants.
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== Requirements ==
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Prior to the workshop, the participants are advised to perform a few installations of software and to prepare their own data files.
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=== Software ===
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# Compilation and execution: [http://www.cygwin.com/ cygwin] (if windows machine), a Fortran compiler (gfortran, ifort, …) and the netcdf library compiled with the same Fortran compiler that will be used for Diva.
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# Visualization of results: gnuplot, ncview, ncbrowse or any other plotting software that can read NetCDF format.
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# Processing of results and advanced plotting: matlab or octave, and a the NetCDF toolbox.
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=== Data files ===
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# One or several data files in ODV format (spreadsheet). The file may contain several variables if desired.
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# A topography for you area of interest.
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== Presentations ==
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The presentations and tutorials made during the previous workshop are available here:
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* Theory and 2-D version: [http://modb.oce.ulg.ac.be/mediawiki/upload/DIVA/talks/Diva_workshop2012_theory2D.pdf Diva_workshop2012_theory2D.pdf]
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* Installing and running Diva in 2 dimensions: [http://modb.oce.ulg.ac.be/mediawiki/upload/DIVA/talks/Diva_workshop2012_Example2D.pdf Diva_workshop2012_Example2D.pdf]
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* Godiva tutorial: [http://modb.oce.ulg.ac.be/mediawiki/upload/DIVA/talks/Diva_workshop2012_godiva.pdf Diva_workshop2012_godiva.pdf]
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Revision as of 08:18, 27 May 2013

The Diva workshop is intended for the all kinds of users of the software (beginners, intermediate, or experts), mainly especially participants to the Seadatanet2 and Emodnet projects.


Contents

Dates

The dates of the workshop are from Monday 4 to Friday 8 October 2013. The participants are expected to arrive on Monday and and leave on Friday, so the core of the workshop will take place between Tuesday and Thursday.

Venue

The workshop will be held at Stareso

How to get there?

. Transports from the airports to Stareso will be arranged depending on the arrival of the participants. Please contact us if you want us to pick you up or if you plan to rent a car and could take some other participants. Also let us know if you arrive earlier or leave later than the workshop dates.

Accommodation

The participants will be housed at the station. Bath towels and soap are provided in the rooms. Meals are taken on place. Power sockets are Type~F, some of you may need adapters.

Registration

Just send an email to Charles (ctroupin at ulg dot ac dot be) with you intention to attend the workshop. Later on we will ask you details concerning your flight schedules, in order to organize the drives from the airport to the workshop venue.

Program

As in the previous editions of the workshop, the program will be adapted to each participants, according to its needs and to its experience with the software.

Monday 4

  • Arrival of participants, checking of hardware, compilers and libraries to be installed (see list of things to be installed).
  • Installation and compilation of the latest stable version of the code. Basic test of the installation for 2D.
  • Registration to the Diva user group.


Tuesday 5

  • General presentation of the workshop: historic, participants, organization.
  • Presentation of Diva software (formulation, advantages, implementation).
  • Tests with a common data set in 2D (influence of analysis parameters and error field calculation).
  • Test with user's data set (2D).

Evening dinner in village restaurant.

Wednesday 6

  • Presentation of GODIVA (Diva with loops on time and depth levels).
  • Test case with a common data set: role of the parameters in the driver file.
  • Extraction of data from ODV spreadsheets.
  • Extraction of topography and creation of contours from topography (GEBCO).
  • Application with user data.

Thursday 7

  • Presentation: recent developments and future improvements of Diva.
  • Application with user data (continued).
  • Advanced analysis (for expert users): advection, source/decay, multivariate analysis, data transformation.
  • Presentation of the results by the participants.

Friday 8

  • User specific questions.
  • Feedback questionnaire.
  • Departure of participants.



Requirements

Prior to the workshop, the participants are advised to perform a few installations of software and to prepare their own data files.

Software

  1. Compilation and execution: cygwin (if windows machine), a Fortran compiler (gfortran, ifort, …) and the netcdf library compiled with the same Fortran compiler that will be used for Diva.
  2. Visualization of results: gnuplot, ncview, ncbrowse or any other plotting software that can read NetCDF format.
  3. Processing of results and advanced plotting: matlab or octave, and a the NetCDF toolbox.

Data files

  1. One or several data files in ODV format (spreadsheet). The file may contain several variables if desired.
  2. A topography for you area of interest.



Presentations

The presentations and tutorials made during the previous workshop are available here:

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