Welcome to Earth * Data * Science !
This site contains open, tutorials and course materials covering topics including data integration, GIS and data intensive science. Currently, we have 102 lessons available on our site with more under development!
Recent course modules
This module explores the use of social media data - specifically Twitter data to better understand the social impacts and perceptions of natural disturbances and other events. Working with social media requires the use of... read more.
lessons: 3, last updated: 15 Jun 2017
In this module, we introduce various ways to access, download and work with data programmatically. These methods include downloading text files directly from a website onto your computer and into R, reading in data stored... read more.
lessons: 8, last updated: 15 Jun 2017
This module will overview the basic principles of DRY - don't repeat yourself. It will then walk you through incorporating functions into your scientific programming to increase efficiency, clarity, and readability. read more.
lessons: 6, last updated: 15 Jun 2017
This tutorial demonstrates how to access and visualize crime data for Denver, Colorado.
This tutorial shows how to acquire Modis satellite data using Python and the pyModis package.
Check out our data tutorials. Learn about earth analytic focused courses and programs we are currently developing.
Check out our tools for R, Python and high performance computing environments that help you efficiently process data.