University of Colorado Boulder
Modeling Climate Anomalies with Statistical Analysis
University of Colorado Boulder

Modeling Climate Anomalies with Statistical Analysis

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Osita Onyejekwe

Instructor: Osita Onyejekwe

Intermediate level

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7 hours to complete
3 weeks at 2 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Visualize and interpret climate anomalies using statistical analysis.

  • Use APIs to import climate data from government portals.

  • Visualize data in Python with matplotlib. 

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There are 3 modules in this course

In this module, we'll start with an introduction to the Python library, Pandas. You'll also learn the fundamentals of data visualization using Matplotlib, a powerful library for creating insightful plots and graphs. At the end of the module you will practice manipulating data with Pandas and visualizing your findings using Matplotlib.

What's included

4 videos4 readings1 assignment1 programming assignment

In this module, you will be introduced to APIs and the Python requests library, enabling you to connect and interact with web-based data services. You'll explore climate data sources from NOAA, USGS, and NWIS, and practice accessing data using the dataretrieval library.

What's included

4 videos6 readings2 assignments

In this module, you will delve into visualizing and analyzing various climate data sets, including air temperature, precipitation, groundwater level (GWL), and soil temperature and moisture. You will learn to create informative visualizations to identify patterns, trends, and anomalies in the data.

What's included

4 videos1 programming assignment1 peer review1 discussion prompt1 ungraded lab


Osita Onyejekwe
University of Colorado Boulder
4 Courses911 learners

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This course is part of the following degree programs offered by University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted and enroll, your coursework can count toward your degree learning and your progress can transfer with you.

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