IMPRS workshop 'Technical tools and support at MPI-BGC and beyond'

Category: Transferable skills
Credit points: 0.2


1.  Time & place

Lecture 1
September 28, 2020 at 09:30am - 12:30 pm
lecture hall at the MPI for Biogeochemistry, Jena

Lecture 2
September 29, 2020 at 09:30am - 12:30 pm
Lecture hall at the MPI for Biogeochemistry, Jena

2.  The instructors

Fabian Gans, Jan Engel, Sujan Koirala, Thomas Wutzler, Ulrich Weber


3.  Description

This course will introduce the participants to the technical tools and support system at the MPI for Biogeochemistry, as well as those provided by the Max Planck Society through digital library and the GWDG. As this is an introductory course, it will be mostly relevant for the newcomers at the institute.

4.  What you need to prepare?

There is no necessary pre-requisite but having a laptop (with a Terminal like program, and a web browser) will be useful.

5.  Structure

Lecture 1

  • Data structure: Ulrich Weber
  • BGC cluster basics: Jan Engel
  • Discourse: Sujan Koirala, Jan Engel or Fabian Gans

Lecture 2

  • BGC cluster adv. & details on development nodes: Fabian Gans
  • External services (MPDL and GWDG): Sujan Koirala
  • gitlab & git basics: Thomas Wutzler

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