yt Workshop: A Focus on Using Athena Data
This free one-day workshop will provide attendees with a practical introduction to yt, an open source scientific visualization and data analysis application, with a particular emphasis on its usage applied to Athena data. yt is used to visualize simulation results from a range of numerical simulations, such as Enzo, Flash, and Ramses as well as Athena.
This tutorial will assume that participants are familiar with grid-based 3D numerical simulation output. Participants should bring a computer onto which they can install yt. If they already have yt, still come on time as an update is likely necessary.
The morning will begin with an overview of yt. We will quickly move to working with datasets using the IPython interactive environment (which is installed in the all-in-one-script). The afternoon will be spent with individuals looking at their own data and a detailed Q&A session.
John ZuHone earned his PhD at the University of Chicago in 2009, studying numerical simulations of galaxy cluster mergers. After a postdoc at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, he has been at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center as a NASA Postdoctoral Program fellow since 2011.
Matt Turk earned his PhD at Stanford in 2009, studying the formation of the first stars. After a postdoc at UCSD, he moved to Columbia University where he was an NSF fellow in the CI TraCS program and is now an Associate Research Scientist in the Columbia Astrophysics Lab.
Audience: Graduate students and researchers
Location: Room 347, Visualization Lab
Date/Time: 02/05/14 at 09:30 am - 02/05/14 at 5:00 pm