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Upcoming SCINet Training Events

The SCINet initiative is planning to host a number of virtual training/workshop events in the coming months for USDA ARS scientists and collaborators. Information on how to attend these events will be posted on this page closer to the event date. You might want to take a look at training events we’ve hosted in the past, too. For information about other SCINet events, please see:

If you don’t see a course you need, let us know!

Event Date(s) Time Provider How to Participate
Data Carpentries: Geospatial Workshop- I. Introduction to Geospatial Concepts- Understand data structures and common storage and transfer formats for spatial data. II. Introduction to R for Geospatial Data- Import data into R, calculate summary statistics, and create publication-quality graphics. III. Introduction to Geospatial Raster and Vector Data with R- Open, work with, and plot vector and raster-format spatial data in R. April 18-19 10am-6pm ET SCINet Get on the waitlist for this course.
Introduction to Atlas- This 90-minute information session is for anyone interested in learning more about USDA’s new state-of-the art supercomputer Atlas. This introduction will cover a range of topics including a general overview of high-performance computing, why you might want to take advantage of its capabilities in your research, and basic protocols associated with using Atlas (how to gain access to Atlas, how to log-in to your account, how to transfer data, etc.). July 14th 10:00-11:00am CT MSU VRSC Register now for this course.


Keep an eye on this page for more info about upcoming training events!